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Welcome to our dining room photo galleries page where you can see hundreds of pictures of dining rooms.

Why were tablecloths invented?

We’ve all gone to lengths to keep the things we love pristine. Whether it’s keeping your new shoes off the muddy grass, or putting protective plastic over your cell phone screen, the invention of the tablecloth shared this same goal of preservation. Seems obvious right? Tablecloths evidently protect our tables from unwanted spills and scratches, …

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Family Style vs Buffet Style: What’s Better for a Dinner Party?

In a world of endless possibilities, it can be hard to decide on a dinner party menu and serving style. Do you go with family-style? Buffet-style? A combination of the two? I believe that family-style is superior for a true dinner party because it allows ample communication time, food choice, and limits food waste. The …

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Is it Okay to Use Corningware Plates and Dishes for a Dinner Party?

Yes, it is okay to use Corningware plates and dishes for a dinner party. There is no hard and fast rule about Corningware dishes, and when they can and can not be used. Corningware is a patented tempered glass that has come a long way in its day when it comes to décor. Gone are …

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Paper napkins vs linens: What should I use for dinner parties?

Short answer: If I have guests, I much prefer linen napkins.  It’s a no-brainer. There are many decisions that everyone makes on a daily basis. Our decisions range from what to make the children for breakfast to what to prepare for dinner, and everything in between. I live an average life doing average activities, and …

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Do Wingback Chairs Work as Dining Room Chairs?

I prefer using traditional dining chairs in my dining room instead of wingback chairs. Even though the wingback styles can work in certain settings, I find them quite bulky to fit in different designs. This limitation contributes to my preference for the traditional types. You can get high-quality dining chairs to enhance your dining room …

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Is It a Good Idea to Always Keep Your Dining Room Set for Dinner?

Short answer: Absolutely not!!! In our current house, we have a formal dining room. In our new house that we are moving to shortly, we also have a formal dining room.  We have a terrific antique dining table and chairs. It comfortably seats 8.  We’ve squeezed in 12.  If we had narrower dining room chairs, …

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Proper Dining Room Size & Table Dimensions for 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 People (Charts)

Whether you’re buying a dining room table for an existing formal dining room or more casual dining space, or are simply in the process of planning to create a new dining area, it is important to ensure that you obtain the correct dining room table size for whatever space that table will inhabit. In order …

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Tablecloth Sizes (Illustrated Charts & Guide)

It can be a tricky and difficult task to determine what size of a tablecloth you need for a table or for a dining table, whether the table is round, oval, square, or rectangular. I recently purchased a round tablecloth for a small round accent table and failed miserably. The tablecloth I ordered is way …

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10 Shingle Style House Dining Room Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our Shingle-style dining rooms photo gallery where you can search for lots of dining room design ideas. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs every week. Photos Related: All Shingle-style homes | Shingle-style Living Room Ideas | Shingle-style Kitchen Ideas | Shingle-style Shingle-style Primary Bedroom Ideas | Primary Bathroom …

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25 Mountain/Chalet Dining Room Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our Mountain/Chalet dining rooms photo gallery where you can search for lots of dining room design ideas. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs every week. Photos Related: All Mountain/Chalet homes | Mountain/Chalet Living Room Ideas | Mountain/Chalet Kitchen Ideas | Mountain/Chalet Primary Bedroom Ideas | Mountain/Chalet Primary …

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10 Minimalist Dining Room Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our Minimalist dining rooms photo gallery where you can search for lots of dining room design ideas. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs every week. Photos Related: All Minimalist homes | Minimalist Foyer Ideas | Minimalist Primary Bedroom Ideas | Minimalist Kitchen Ideas | Minimalist Living Rooms …

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15 Northwest Style Dining Room Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our Northwest Style dining rooms photo gallery This is our main Northwest Style dining room design gallery where you can browse many examples below. Photos Related: All dining rooms | All Northwest Style homes This is a bright dining area with a rectangular wooden dining table that matches the hardwood flooring that …

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55 Black and White Dining Room Decor Ideas (Photos)

Using monochrome interior cues can give your dining room prominence. Formal or casual, modern or traditional, indoor or outdoor no matter what style you’re thinking of, we have the ideas and expertise to make your dining room design dreams come true. Here are the best samples of the black and white dining rooms. Related: Black and …

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35 Dining and Kitchen Table Centerpiece Ideas (Photos)

The kitchen is the center of the house as a spot where the family gathers which turns into the most significant space to reflects the taste of the person. The kitchen is the place you should focus on the inside particularly the dining table rather than merely functioning as cooking space. Related: Do You Need a …

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50 Mansion Dining Room Designs (Photos)

The dining room is placed your loved ones meet up to share supper and make recollections. The basic rules of design can help you accomplish this along with examples of various design approaches to help you realize your dream dining room. One way to approach to structuring a dining area is, to begin with, architectural …

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25 Tricks to Make Your Dining Room Look Expensive (Without Emptying Your Wallet)

You know the maxim, dress for the job you want, not the job you have. Smart words that have helped many get the confidence and respect they need to move further in their career. But did you know that these same words can apply to your home? Your home environment, after all, speaks volumes about who you …

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25 of the Best Red Paint Color Options for Dining Rooms

Many dining rooms play it safe and stick with neutral colors. Let’s face it – that can get pretty boring. Unless you’re planning on selling your home soon, experimenting with some bold colors that show your personality is a great idea. Red paint colors provide many opportunities to set a certain mood in your dining …

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25 of the Best White Paint Options for Dining Rooms

A fresh coat of paint can take your old, run-down dining room and make it look like new again. However, choosing a color for your dining room can be tough. Lucky for you, we’ve picked out the 25 best white paint options for dining rooms to help you narrow down your decision. Related: White Paint Options …

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