Dining room updating
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Here are some ideas to help you prioritize, whether your budget is 0 or ,000.
When you’re done cleaning and decluttering, consider picking a DIY project to freshen up the space.
Intentionally mixing up a set is a great way to make your dining room feel more personal and save money to boot. A great table is the hardworking center of your dining room, and it’s worth getting this piece right.
If you’ve moved, consider whether your old table works in the new space or if a different size or shape would be better.
Swap out a dated ceiling fixture for a pendant light or chandelier, and hang a mirror on the wall to reflect the light and make the room feel more spacious. Install a dimmer switch so you can control the ambiance. Declutter, replace the lighting, add a mirror and change the wall color. The right rug and artwork can bring color, warmth, texture and style to your dining room.Painting the walls a color you love will give your dining room more personality and help the space look more pulled together. After adding new lighting, a mirror and paint, consider upgrading a few dining chairs. Because of the potential for food spills and the necessity of chairs pulling in and out, a If your budget is around ,000.If you’re not ready to spring for a whole new set, changing just the chairs at each end of the table can be a good intermediate step. Lighting, mirror, paint, dining chairs, a rug, artwork — next up is a new dining table.The dining chairs, made to match the client's vintage pair by Jacques Quinet, and settees are upholstered in a Pollack fabric, the table and light fixture are custom designs, the walls are covered in a suede by Élitis, and the painting is by Charline von Heyl.The dining table is by Hervé Van der Straeten, the Charlotte Perriand chairs are from Cassina, the custom light fixture is by Lindsey Adelman, and the flooring is white oak; the video portraits of Lady Gaga are by Robert Wilson, the ceramics are by Cody Hoyt, and the series of drawings is by Jose Dávila.