Home is where we unwind and entertain. If I had to design a dream dining room, it would speak to enjoying family and friends dining, and an inviting space for conversation. For some reason, I am drawn to the color purple. I love the boldness of the color and it just feels happy especially for space shared with family and friends.
This color guide from Arhaus Furniture explains the psychology of the color purple. For me, the color purple in the home makes a statement of style, elegance, and sophistication.
Home -Dining Room
My idea for transforming my dream dining room is to create a space that brings together friends and family for entertaining and dining. For the walls, I would love to use the color merlot either as a solid color or stripes on one wall for an accent wall. The seating should be comfortable with a hint of sophistication. I chose a beautiful, velvet high back chair to break away from the traditional wood framed chair. To incorporate a sense of cozy I chose a white wash wood table. The white allows so many ideas for changing up the table settings from season to season. I also added a white hutch and buffet to showcase my china and these are great for storing items as well. For the main attraction in the dining room, serving food, I added a server. A server is great for setting up food and allowing plenty of space on the dining table for place settings and glassware.
Lighting is essential for enjoying the dining room and a chandelier is a perfect touch. You can find additional lighting options here.
For those nights when it is solely adult entertaining, a bar cabinet is a must have in the dining room. I love this cabinet because everything is tucked away behind the doors and there is plenty of room for storage as well. My window treatments use my secondary color of gray and the fact I love the look of a lightweight fabric using the charcoal silk draperies. The perfect look is selecting a length that flows onto the floor. My final addition is a beautiful rug underneath the table that incorporates the color purple.
Some final touches for the decor would include framed mirrors, artwork, and photographs for the walls. Decorative vases filled with fresh flowers, candlesticks, linen napkins, glassware, and utensils. There are endless possibilities for creating the perfect dining room. All of the dining room furniture selected for my style boards can be found at Arhaus. *nonsponsored post*
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