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Clad in lovely wallpaper, this dining room offers gray upholstered chairs and dark wood oval table lighted by a drum pendant and recessed lights fitted on the tray ceiling.
White dining room with light wood plank flooring and a French door that leads out to the lush green yard with a stunning beach view. It has white chairs and an oval dining table lighted by a candle chandelier.
Fresh dining room with beige floor and panoramic window allowing plenty of natural light in. It includes a contemporary chandelier and modern white chairs surrounding an oval dining table topped with a decorative bowl.
Gorgeous dining room illuminated by a fancy crystal chandelier that hung over the white oval table and round back dining chairs. It has a white display cabinet that sits next to the fireplace and mirror designed with intricate details.
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The warm dining room showcases a stylish oval dining table and round back chairs that sit on a red-bordered rug over limestone flooring. It is accompanied by wooden cabinetry and a bar paired with metal stools.
Sophisticated dining room with light hardwood flooring and white framed windows dressed in classy valances. It includes a brass chandelier and a black and white dining set that complements with the floral area rug.
A large crystal chandelier hangs over the white oval table and round back dining chairs in this elegant dining room with a fireplace and display cabinet placed against the silver floral and striped wallpapers.
A modern dining area boasts a wooden oval table and white wingback chairs over a camo area rug lighted by a glass drum pendant. It is accompanied by a stylish mirror and dark wood console table topped with a glass lampshade.
The minimalist dining room boasts a light wood dining set placed underneath the skylight and a full-height mirror that creates a larger visual space in the area.
An open dining area situated behind the white sofa showcases an oval dining table in white marble accompanied by wooden chairs on a distressed area rug over wood plank flooring.
Red dining room illuminated by a candle chandelier that hung over a wooden oval table and matching dining chairs accented by a bordered area rug.
Sophisticated dining room decorated with a fancy crystal chandelier and framed art piece mounted on the blue wall. It has gray upholstered chairs surrounding the oval dining table that’s topped with glass candle holders.
Charming dining room clad in pink floral wallpaper that complements with the white cushioned chairs surrounding a wooden oval table topped with a pair of jars.
Rustic dining room decorated with caged pendant lights and wooden framed wall arts mounted on the white shiplap wall. It has a natural wood dining table and wicker chairs that sit on a gray area rug.
Traditional dining room with beige tufted chairs and an oval dining table that complements the wooden buffet table paired with a mirror.
A fancy crystal chandelier illuminates this dining room showcasing a wooden dining set on a white area rug along with carved wood art pieces mounted on the beige wall.
Purple dining chairs bring a pop of color in this traditional dining room with a glass pendant light and oval dining table accented with red roses.
Farmhouse dining room with full height windows and hardwood flooring topped by a lovely floral rug. It has a wooden console table and dining set lighted by a glass candle chandelier.
Cluster glass pendants hang over the white dining table in this contemporary dining room with deep blue tufted bench and chairs placed against the gray walls mounted with white gallery frames.
Neutral dining room features stylish tufted chairs surrounding an oval dining table lighted by glass globe pendants. It has dark hardwood flooring and three-panel windows bringing natural light in.
Vibrant orange wall arts add a warm accent in this dining room showcasing a white cube pendant and classy dining set across the rustic buffet table topped with lampshades.
This dining room offers a redwood cabinet and gray cushioned chairs paired with a copper top table that’s lined with a red bordered runner.
Classy dining area with white columns and floor to ceiling windows covered in yellow sheer curtains that complement the area rug and round back dining chairs.
Traditional dining room surrounded with blue framed windows that are dressed in patterned draperies. Under the brass chandelier is a dark wood dining set that sits on a vintage area rug.
Rustic dining room with stone brick walls and glass-paneled windows overlooking a serene outdoor view. It includes glass pendant lights and wooden dining set accented with a red-bordered rug.
Sleek dining room designed with linear crystal chandelier and multi-panel wall arts mounted across the oval dining set that’s paired with gray modern chairs.
Cozy dining room illuminated by a pair of multicolored pendants that hung from the wood beam ceiling. It features a modern dining set placed against the rustic brick wall which adds character in the area.
Beach style dining room boasts a rattan dome pendant and white dining table accompanied by wicker chairs and tufted bench that blends in with the gorgeous blue wall mounted with framed photos.
Warm dining room showcases wood plank ceiling and hardwood flooring topped by a vintage blue rug. It has a wooden dining set lighted by a wrought iron chandelier along with natural light from the framed windows.
A dark wood oval table adds a dramatic contrast in this white dining room offering cushioned chairs on a classic area rug and a built-in cabinet by the glazed windows.
A pair of coral dining chairs sit at a wooden oval table in this dining room with pendant lights and built-in curved bench accented with multicolored pillows.
Clad in classy black wallpaper, this dining room features an elegant dining set and mirrored buffet table topped with glass flower vases. Ambient light from the chandelier brings a cozy and romantic vibe in the room.
A linear crystal chandelier adds elegance in this dining room showcasing a cozy dining set and an eye-catching buffet table accented with wooden wall art.
Formal dining room with light wood plank flooring and vaulted ceiling framed with wood beams. It includes classic dining set on a vintage area rug placed in between the display cabinet and buffet table.
Scandinavian dining room accented with pink striped chairs and built-in bench fixed in the middle of white shelving. It has a light wood dining table and chicken wall arts lighted by sconces.
A wrought iron chandelier illuminates this dining room decorated with various wall arts that are mounted on the beige walls. It has a wooden dining set and buffet table accented with potted plants.
Modern dining room surrounded with panoramic windows that overlook the lush green outdoor featuring a sparkling swimming pool. It has white sleek chairs and an oval dining table topped with stylish candle holders.
The luxury dining room boasts black dining set on a round textured rug and a pair of high back chairs by the full height windows dressed in gray draperies. It is illuminated by a captivating chandelier that hung from the tray ceiling.
Contemporary dining room with marble tile flooring and glass-paneled windows framing an incredible city view. It has a white dining table paired with upholstered chairs and a built-in bench fitted with gray sectional cushions.
The eclectic dining room offers white dining set with a wooden bench lighted by a brass chandelier. It includes a display cabinet and gray bordered rug that lays on the hardwood flooring.
A sputnik chandelier hangs over the white marble table in this small dining area showcasing glass round back chairs and a pair of full-height mirrors creating a larger visual space in the room.
Dining rooms with oval tables have several advantages which make them worth considering as long as you have adequate space. The shape brings a certain fluidity along with a sense of closeness that the classic rectangular one may not. And the possibilities are endless as you find when you browse our gallery.
Sizes of Dining Rooms
The majority of dining rooms are either medium or large, allowing for plenty of space for a good-sized table. But if yours is small, you can easily slip in an extra chair or perhaps add a removable to leaf to extend it. It’s an excellent solution if you don’t entertain often but want the flexibility just in case.
Styles of Dining Rooms
An oval table works well no matter what decor you have in your room. The right one can meld in well with the sophistication of a formal space or the casual atmosphere of a shabby chic one. Our interior design survey found that the top five picks accounted for about 80 percent of style choices. They include:
As you can see, there is a clear preference for decors that speak to a homey and familiar atmosphere. Niche-type styles like Southwestern and Victorian didn’t fare as well, coming in on the low end of the scale.
Colors of Dining Rooms
A similar pattern is evident with favored colors too which aren’t surprising given the sense of closeness that an oval table brings to a room. All of these design elements share this common theme. The top five picks are:
Black is a curious choice considering its associations with power and authority. But it also brings an air of class and sophistication to a room that can prevent an oval table making it too informal.
The color choices also bring a connection with nature to the room. Hardwood floors in varying shades are the overwhelming favorite for dining rooms found in over 75 percent of homes surveyed. It’s fitting when you consider one of the main goals of the dining room, namely, to make it inviting. These connections with warm hues tie the elements together in a pleasing manner.
To make sure your room has this welcome feel, it’s essential that there is adequate space around your table. Plan on a minimum of 36 inches of space around it, ideally up to 48 inches for clearance. It’ll make the room seem less cluttered and more open.