While storage is key, you don't want bulky pieces of furniture disrupting the movement of the room so try going for wall-hung shelving. It's an chance to showcase collectables, fine china and retro pieces, that will give the room somewhat of character. If you're dining area is in an open-plan space, a room divider in the form of a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf can help create a sense of initmacy while also providing an area to decoratively screen books and things.
Paint a single cabinet a strong shade to stick out and make a cool, stylish atmosphere. Let an extraordinary and strong dresser dominate the dining space in stormy gray. Choose rustic furniture in natural tones as a counterpoint to the extreme paint colour. Hang up a vintage chandelier for an air of luxury and keep carefully the cabinet crockery fairly and co-ordinated with an all-white screen.
You can afford to be a little more daring in a dining room, so liven it up with some striking patterned or brightly coloured fabric, be it reupholsterig your eating out chair, adding some luxurious draperies or a simple patterned tablecloth. Try coordinating it with accessories in an accent colour to complete the appearance.
If your eating out area involves nothing more than a table and four recliners, work them hard to make a decorative scheme of their own. Give old solid wood furniture a new rent of life by painting in shades of your choice. This inexperienced and yellow mixture brings a country feel to a table and chairs. Look for offcuts of fabric and hem up so you always have a pretty collection of tablecloths at hand this floral changes the desk into a very special place indeed when teamed with a screen of fresh blooms.
Take time to consider how big is the room and also the amount of day light it receives, as it may take on a far more practical use within the daytime, for research or housekeeping, for example. An area flooded with light can hold its own during the day when decorated with dark colorings, which in turn would be the ideal rear drop for a romantic setting at night. However, a normally darker room may reap the benefits of a lighter touch of pale hues during the day, which can be warmed up with subtle lighting at nightfall.