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How to Decorate a Formal Dining Room (47+ Design Photos)

A formal dining room is a perfect place where you can use your imagination to create an elegant, modern or sophisticated decoration. No matter what space you have, large or small, segregated or open space, for you to have a formal dining room full of love you have to follow this keys design factors:

contemporary formal dining room with city views

contemporary formal dining room with city views

 

USE NEUTRAL COLORS

For formal dining rooms decoration, the use of neutral colors is essential, as they are not only elegant, but they are also cheerful, which in good combinations will achieve a good harmony with the table and crockery decoration. The recommended neutral colors for an elegant and modern decoration are black, white and gray, which are mainly used to paint the walls.

DECORATE THE WALLS WITH TEXTURES

The dining room needs to be the room that has the most personality in the home. Take advantage of the walls to decorate them with a modern and original style. Consider the walls decoration with the textural wallpapers. Use two tones or paint a wall with another color. On the dining room walls, you can also have some pictures or your favorite paintings.

USE QUALITY FURNITURE

Especially the table and chairs which are essential in every dining room. And when we say quality furniture, we don’t only mean that it needs to be made out of a resistant material, but also that it needs to have a great design and comfortable. But before buying the dining furniture set, you need to have space for it. In addition to the table and chairs, you need to have sufficient space to properly store the tableware, centerpieces and other important things.

DECORATE THE TABLE

The dining room can look elegant and cozy with a good table decoration since it is the central piece of the room. A good idea for the centerpiece is to change it every week or at least each season or use one according to the celebrations. The centerpieces do not have to be very expensive or luxurious, just with a glass of fruit, along with candles and flowers. You can also choose to use cactus, branches, starfish, pictures, a simple bouquet of flowers, etc.

TIPS:

Do not neglect the crockery style, we recommend using simple but elegant tableware that has the same design and blends nicely. If you want to give life to the decoration do not hesitate to use it in striking colors such as red, blue or green. But if you want to maintain a full formal style, white crockery is recommended.

Among other details that can be used for decorating the dining room, you can find mirrors, chandeliers, curtains and other details that complement the decoration in a good style.

 

beautiful dining room with cream chairs

beautiful dining room with cream chairs

traditional luxury dining room at mediterranean house

traditional luxury dining room at mediterranean house

traditional dining room with wood table and chairs on an area rug

traditional dining room with wood table and chairs on an area rug

traditional dining room with solid wood table

traditional dining room with solid wood table

traditional dining room with open layout to kitchen

traditional dining room with open layout to kitchen

traditional dining room with fireplace and chandelier

traditional dining room with fireplace and chandelier

mediterranean style formal dining room

mediterranean style formal dining room

luxury formal dining room with two chandeliers

luxury formal dining room with two chandeliers

luxury formal dining room with chandelier and cupola ceiling

luxury formal dining room with chandelier and cupola ceiling

luxury dining room with tray ceiling

luxury dining room with tray ceiling

green painted formal dining room

green painted formal dining room

gold color luxury formal dining room

gold color luxury formal dining room

gold and black dining set

gold and black dining set

formal dining room with elegant wood table and chairs

formal dining room with elegant wood table and chairs

formal dining room with box ceiling

formal dining room with box ceiling

elegant gray formal dining room with wainscoting

elegant gray formal dining room with wainscoting

elegant formal dining room with long wood table and fireplace

elegant formal dining room with long wood table and fireplace

elegant formal dining room with high ceiling

elegant formal dining room with high ceiling

dining room with blue chairs and white chairs

dining room with blue chairs and white chairs

contemporary dining room with ocean views

contemporary dining room with ocean views

contemporary dining room with gray textured wallpaper

contemporary dining room with gray textured wallpaper

contemporary dining room with fireplace

contemporary dining room with fireplace

contemporary dining room with blue paint and outdoor views

contemporary dining room with blue paint and outdoor views

coastal style dining room with wainscoting

coastal style dining room with wainscoting