Oly Via. Dining room. September 24th , 2017.
Let’s get warmed up to the idea of repurposing the dining room by removing the table setting and all but one chair. Now you have the home office you’ve been wanting. Use a couple of drawers in the adjacent buffet for file storage. Return chairs to table when company arrives. Easy. Done.
Finding a dining room rug that is both practical and stylish is no easy feat. Fluffy pile can permanently trap every crumb from the table. Too-small rugs can trip up chairs. But a good rug can bring color, texture, warmth and style to the dining room making the hunt well worth the effort. Read on for 10 tips for choosing the just-right rug for this hardworking room.
Cherished heirlooms such as your grandmothers piano, deserve to be on display, not in a storage facility. Besides, having it in your home gives it a cultured look and assumes you have an appreciation of real music. Impress your friends by learning a few songs.
For a bookworm, turning the dining room into a library may prove to be a useful solution. And if you also have family members who treat your house like a hotel, install a Murphy bed within your built-ins. This also helps to alleviate the problem of finding somewhere to stuff that pesky air mattress each morning.
Everyone’s personal taste differs on how the back height of a chair should look in relation to table height. More contemporary tables like this one cope well with a shorter back, while a classic design may require a taller back. For lumbar support, a back height between 12 and 16 inches is ideal.