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How to Choose the Perfect Dining Room Chairs

They don’t have to be matchy-matchy, but your dining chairs do need to slide seamlessly into your scheme Houzz contributor. I also write about interiors and houses for leading UK magazines… More Choosing a dining table is relatively straightforward, but the chairs to go with it? Always more of a dilemma. The basic rule of thumb is that they should ...

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Entertaining: How to Host a Relaxed Family Lunch

Treat your loved ones to a lunch that feels as good as it tastes. Think pretty place settings, informal flowers and splashes of colour, too UK-based Houzz contributor. I’ve been writing for the national press in Britain… More Cooking for your family is all about creating a relaxed, inviting feel. This is not entertaining your boss, after all, but nor ...

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10 Killer Table and Chair Combinations

Mix and match your furniture favourites for a chic dining space that’s creatively curated Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More If you’re interested in making a home that’s added to gradually (rather than ordered in a job lot), you’ve most likely collected a motley crew of furniture that will be upgraded over time. This often ...

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12 Tips for Creating a Cosy Country Dining Room

Mix wooden furniture and comfy seating with decorative lighting to create a welcoming spot for relaxed dining Richard Bond 13 December 2016 Continuing our country style series, we look at ways to create a dining room with a warm, rustic feel. Use these tips to make your space a cosy retreat in which guests will want to linger. More in ...

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11 Ways to Define Your Open-plan Dining Space

From a simple rug to built-in furniture, follow these ideas to create a dedicated zone for your dining area Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More An open-plan living space gives your home a light and airy feel, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be one sprawlingly large room. Check out ...

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10 Ideas For Creating an Inviting Dining Room

Design a designated dining area for when you’re entertaining at home, guided by these inspiring ideas Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More If your home has a dedicated dining room, it’s often tempting to knock through to create an open-plan kitchen-diner. However, there is something to be said for eating in ...

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How to Sneak a Dining Table into a Tricky Space

However small or awkwardly shaped a room is, it’s often still possible to fit in a dining area. Check out these neat ways to slot in a table Houzz UK and Ireland Editorial Staff. My background is in creative lifestyle publishing… More Many of us don’t have a designated dining room in our homes and have to find other ways ...

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10 Ways to Bring an Urban Flavour to Your Dining Space

Bring a little edge to your eating and entertaining spot with tactile materials, sculptural furniture and atmospheric lighting Houzz UK Contributor. Freelance journalist and interiors obsessive, renovating a… More Industrial style works brilliantly in dining spaces because it relies on hard-working materials such as wood, metal and concrete. But you don’t need to feel as if you’re sitting in a ...

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Which Dining Room Table Shape Should You Choose?

Rectangular, oval, round or square? Here are some ways to choose your dining table shape (or make the most of one you already have) Houzz Australia editorial team. Journalist/photographer specialising in design, travel… More Dining tables tend to hang around long after you’ve stopped loving them. They’re substantial pieces of furniture, after all, and they don’t come cheap; it can ...

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Iconic Designs: 10 Classic Dining Chairs You Need to Know About

Big up your dining space with iconic chairs by some of the 20th century’s most revered designers Houzz UK contributor. Freelance interiors journalist with over 20 years’ experience… More Dining chairs do more than offer a comfy place for guests to sit while enjoying a laid-back lunch or lavish dinner party. Comfort is paramount, of course, but let’s not forget ...

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9 Budget-savvy Ideas to Revamp Your Dining Space

Check out these purse-friendly tricks to help you create a dining room that works for every occasion Houzz Contributors. We’re blog duo David and Mark who write the interiors blog Forward… More For many of us, the dining table is a destination for us to catch up, laugh, eat and rejoice in good company. Whether it’s a whole room, a ...

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10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Dining Space

Make a meal of dinner time (or breakfast, or lunch…) with these smart, sociable dining areas worth staying in for Houzz Contributor. Interiors journalist & author of ‘Beautifully Small: Clever Ideas… More Winter is a great time of year for entertaining at home and enjoying hearty home cooking with friends and family. But often in modern homes the dining table ...

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