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  • Rustic dining table setting with coastal theme

    Set the table with a splash of beachcomber finesse. Cast the scene with pebble-shaped place mats, swirling seascape china and blue glassware. A selection of slubby linens adds the perfect rustic finishing touch.

  • Scandi-style grey dining room with natural woven chairs and lampshade

    This laid-back informal dining space exudes an air of Scandi cool. Largely thanks to the use of natural materials combined with simple, stylish forms. The pleasing furniture choices are paired perfectly with the natural glass vessels and rattan lampshade.

    A monochrome rug adds just enough pattern to create interest, without overpowering the scheme.

  • Country dining room with dark painted walls and ornate stone fireplace

    This dining room proves how a dark wall colour can create an inmate ambience, in the right setting –a room dedicated to hosting dinner parties is just that. The dark inky blue grey paint colour works, despite the low ceiling height because of the large window.

    The flying swallows and antler plaques are the perfect wall accessories to enhance the country decor. An ornate stone fire surround is extenuated by a gold gilded overmantel mirror.

  • Country dining area with built-in bench seating

    A clever built-in bench provides the perfect seating solution for informal dining. The wood elements welcomes a rustic look, perfectly paired with straw seat dining chairs and a reclaimed oak dining table. A classic ticking stripe oilcloth adds a charming country touch to dress the table to perfection.

     

  • Dining room with soft pink table linens and light wood furniture

    Create a tranquil setting for dining with by dressing the table with soft pink table linens and natural materials. Bamboo place mats bring an Eastern touch. Layer them with soft-hued linens and a mix of light and dark wood furniture, for an elegant take on country style.

     

  • Mint dining table with white and wood Jerry chairs and window bench seat

    The central painted mint dining table is a welcome hit of colour against a backdrop of white and wood. Jerry chairs are very of the moment, and work equally as well in country homes as they do contemporary ones. The white window bench provides extra seating and offers a more informal zone to retreat to post-dinner.

    Get the look
    Buy now: BJURSTA Extendable Oak Table, £150, IKEA
    Buy now (table paint colour): Marram Eggshell, £57.60 for 2.5l, Fired Earth
    Buy now: Jerry White Dining Chair, £85 each, Habitat

     

  • Dining area with farmhouse dining table and natural wood dresser display cabinet

    A large farmhouse dining table is the perfect centrepiece for the family to gather around. A wide dresser display cabinet ensures glassware is within easy reach. A leather armchair piled high with cushions is the perfect place to retreat to after your meal has come to an end.

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    Buy now: Henley 5ft Glazed Rack Dresser, £3,225, Neptune
    Buy nowSouthwold Leather Button Back Chair, £843.75, Laura Ashley
    Buy now: Antique Effect Oriental Rug, from £60, Next

     

  • Dining room with clever paint effect on walls and floors

    Create a totally unique look in your dining room with clever paint effects. Give walls a mountainous makeover with skilfully painted peaks in grey on a white background. If you can’t find the perfect rug, simply paint one directly onto the floorboards.

  • Botanical-country-dining-room-with-fern-print-blinds-and-pot-plants

    Botanical country dining room with fern print blinds and pot plants

    Create a foliage filled feature window. With a nature-inspired blind and pots of leafy plants, a window evokes the old-school elegance of a conservatory. Add a modern touch with cane furniture, rustic benches and cool blue linens. Style the table for spring by combining leafy prints with plain tableware and linen in shoot and stem colours, and add fern fronds and cut flowers for just-gathered freshness.

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    Buy now: Runner in Lace Ferns (Clear Emerald) fabric, £99 per m, Parker & Jules
    Buy now: Merci cane chairs, £120 each, Rockett St George

  • Style at Home Oct 2017 house tour

    Traditional dining area with extendable dining table, mismatched chairs and homely touches

    Make use of wasted kitchen space by adding a small dining table, transforming it into a dining area. Choose a mixture of chair styles and add an oilcloth, blackboards and recipe books for a homely and informal look.

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    Buy now:
     Extendable table, £225, Ikea

  • Modern white dining room with skylights and pine table

    Bright and elegant dining room with pale wood dining table

    Three skylights put into the extension roof to makes the dining area of this open-plan kitchen feel as bright and inviting as possible. The calming atmosphere is enhanced by white walls and clean neutral floor tiles. A pale wood dining table with grey linen dining chairs makes an elegant focal point while colourful modern art-work brings the look up-to-date.

    Buy now: Edinburgh 6-10 seater dining table, £1310, Neptune

  • Eclectic blue dining room with teak table and mismatched chairs

    Eclectic blue dining room with teak table and mismatched chairs

    This scheme has a distinctive 196os look about it. This dining room features an eclectic combination of vintage pieces mixed in with some that are more modern or industrial. A unique and characterful feature wall has been created with a selection of art, prints and photos – it looks particularly effective against a deep blue backdrop. The teak dining table has been paired with mismatched chairs to complete the eclectic vibe.

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    Buy now: Similar dining table, Preloved

  • Neutral dining room with blue and yellow dining chairs

    Neutral dining room with blue and yellow dining chairs

    Paint a dining room all white for the perfect complement to Scandi design; no frills, no fuss, no flounces. This lets you add character with accessories and furniture, like the huge glazed dresser here, which stops the room looking too functional.

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    Buy now: similar dresser, £1,165, La Maison Chic
    Buy now: Corazana yellow triangle throw, £24, B&Q

  • Neutral dining room with eye-catching floral dining chairs

    Neutral dining room with eye-catching floral dining chairs

    Introducing bold florals to your decorating scheme may feel a little daunting, but the key to showing them off to their best advantage is restraint. Here, a large floral print on the dining chairs makes a striking statement against a backdrop of carefully coordinated plains.

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    Buy now: Washington dining chairs, £645 each, Robert Langford
    Buy now: chairs upholstered in Meadow cotton mix, £72 per m, Osborne & Little

  • Neutral dining room with zigzag rug and palm print chair

    Neutral dining room with zigzag rug and palm print chair

    Go for a mostly monochrome scheme with neutral walls and black wood furniture. Next add in some black and white patterns, for interest. And if you’re feeling brave, throw in a little bit of the unexpected with a palm print chair or cushion. If you do, make sure to have some natural greenery to complement it.

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    Buy now: sign, Pedlars

  • Spacious neutral dining area with pink artwork

    Spacious neutral dining area with pink artwork

    White, wood and grey create a sophisticated palette in this dining room. Decorative touches, such as the pink artwork and orange breakfast bar stools, provide warm bursts of colour. There’s a hint of orange in the painting so this creative pairing works really well.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Opera dining table, from £4,250, Bauline
    Buy now: similar dining chairs, The Sofa & Chair Company

  • Eclectic dining room with retro-style wallpaper

    Eclectic dining room with retro-style wallpaper

    Expert arrangement means every item catches the eye, from the wallpaper via the mannequin to the plant. A pendant placed above the dining table creates a focal point high in the centre of the room, too. It’s an eclectic mix, but it really works.

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    Buy now: Sanderson Dandelion Clocks wallpaper in Slate, £46 per roll, John Lewis

  • Extended open-plan living area with skylights and bifold doors

    Extended open-plan living area with skylights

    An extension has opened up the ground floor layout in this property. It now ticks all the boxes for modern-day living, with its dining area, lounge and kitchen all in one room. Bifold doors provide easy access to the garden, too, and the views make the space seem even bigger.

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    Buy now: table, £1,428, Matthew Hilton
    Buy now: industrial leather dining chairs, £130 each, Rockett St George

  • Modern dining room with ghost chair and exposed brick wall

    Modern dining room with ghost chair and exposed brick wall

    This dining room is quite minimalist. There isn’t a lot of furniture or decoration, but what there is really packs a punch. From the exposed brick wall to the huge Belle de Jour artwork via the ghost chair and pink vase, every piece serves a stylish purpose.

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    Buy now: Ghost chair, £259, The Conran Shop

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