Create an Elegant Dining Room with 3 Easy Steps from the Pros

Create the perfect and most elegant dining room for 2014 in a flash! Everyone struggles with crafting the picture-perfect place to entertain at home – with these 3 easy steps from the pros, you can get your dining room in tip-top shape to greet guests and make memories happen this 2014:

chandelier decor dining room eleganceMarlene Wangenheim

Start with Fresh New Floors!:

Flooring is easily one of the hardest decisions to make when it comes to any room remodel. Hardwood and laminate flooring are great choices when designing an elegant dining room, as the look of wood is timeless and naturally beautiful. When deciding on flooring, it’s often best to consider the whole picture. What color scheme will you go with for wall color? How bright is the room? What type of vibe do you want to give off? Remember that dark color themes are often best paired with light colored flooring, and vice versa. The goal is to find the perfect balance of color.
traditional-dining-roomLinda Mcdougnald

purple decor dining room damask curtainsRick Hodge

Consider the Right Lighting:

Once the perfect flooring is decided on, it’s time to consider what type of lighting to add to the room. Dining rooms are great rooms for pendant or chandelier lighting, especially if you hope to create elegance in the room. Hooking lighting up to a dimmer is a great way to help create different types of mood, depending on your event.

traditional-dining-room (1)Tucker and Marks


Finish off with Accessories:

Along with lighting and flooring, choosing the perfect accessories to accent the room can truly help bring the room together. From wall art to the dining room table, it’s important to have everything blend well to create a visually appealing and beautiful room.

dining roomCharter Construction

traditional-dining-room (2)Paula Grace Designs