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Tips for decorating a formal dining room

Formal dining room tips The formal dining room seems to fall in and out of favour – once upon a time it was a special place in the house; rarely used except for dinner parties or celebration. The fall of the dining room came about at the advent of open-plan living whereby the kitchen flowed into the dining area and then into the living room. Some would argue that the formal dining room became redundant when families stopped eating an evening meal together.

However, for many people, a formal dining room is still seen as a special place to gather and enjoy the company of others over dinner so why not make it a stylish and comfortable place to be by redecorating and adding a few designer touches.

How to decorate a formal dining room

Consider how your dining room is used. If it’s a formal room used purely for dining then you should reflect that in your choice of d√©cor and fixtures. Many dining rooms are used for so much more than just eating so an informal dining room should be practical and functional. For the purposes of this article we’ll give tips on decorating a formal dining room.

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