In 2012, Lloyds TSB Home Insurance took a survey of 2000 people revealing that home owners are opting for more “open plan living” and creating social areas within their homes. Rather than designated dining rooms and kitchens, typical of the traditional layouts from the older generation of house architecture, home owners are breaking barriers and redefining the rooms within their
Category Archives: Dining Room Furniture
Can’t decide between an upholstered dining chair or a solid dining chair? With the huge range of styles out there for both, it can all boil down to upholstered or solid at the end of the day.
Upholstered Dining Chairs
A selection of Frances Hunt’s upholstered dining chairs.
Upholstered dining chairs can look quite plush in a lot of
Just some things to think about when you’re looking to buy dining room furniture. It’s easy to browse a website for different styles of dining room furniture that you like the look of, but a lot of people will overlook the components of what truly makes a great dining room experience. You have to know how to choose dining
Shoebox Room by Martha W McQuade
Bedsits and studio apartments (or flats) usually seem like a nightmare for furniture layout and decoration. The tiny living spaces, affectionately known as “shoebox apartments” often combine the kitchen, living room and bedroom all in one single room – with a private or shared bathroom outside of the room or elsewhere in the building.
The Versatility of the Ottoman
An ottoman (also known as a tuffet, hassock, footstool, pouf or pouffe) is defined as a “deeply upholstered seat of any shape, with or without a back” and, considering the name, unsurprisingly originates from the Ottoman Empire. The ottoman furniture piece was introduced to Europe in the late 19th century where it became a central domestic
Chalkboard paint is an inventive way to bring a little fun (and maybe even some childish mischief!) to your interior design. Depending on how you decide to use the chalkboard effect, there’s an entire range of interesting visualisations that you can create to suit your home design. From classy chic to shabby chic, you’re only limited by your imagination…
The colour black has all sorts of negative connotations that go along with it, and it’s certainly not the first choice for most people when contemplating colour schemes for their home. Even when people “like the idea of it”, most eventually never go through with it in fear of getting it wrong – one of the many reasons people are
Increasing the actual size of your dining room takes a lot of time and money, which is why we’ve provided you with 8 easy improvements you can make to increase the visual size of your dining room.