Small-space dining rooms can be big on style and functionality. I’ve seen even the smallest dining rooms serve their purpose well and look great while doing it. The right choices in furniture, color and lighting can make a huge difference. When these elements are chosen smartly, amazing things can happen. Instead of a space being seen as “small,” it will be acknowledged for its great design and even its functionality.
Here are some tips and ideas for decorating small-space dining rooms successfully. All of the following tips can be applied to staging a home for sale, too, to keep buyer’s attention on the space positive and desirable.
A white nook blends into the wall, creating seamless visual space, while the neutral chairs give it a light, airy accent.
This dining room space is limited between the kitchen and living room, but a narrow rug helps define the space. A round table with rounded chairs creates a nice visual flow with extra space to move around.
For a small space, light furniture can make a big difference. The white table and canvas paired with the thin wood structure of the chairs makes this dining area feel larger.
Tables with extra leaves can grow or shrink depending on necessity, making them a great alternative look for when the table isn’t in use. A narrow table with a defining rug fits well into a long, tight space.
This dining space is really narrow, but the beautiful mixture of finishes and textures keeps your eye feasting on the decor too long to notice the size. Floor-to-ceiling drapery in a cool, creamy tone make the space feel lighter and more elegant.
If there is a path directly intersecting with your dining room table, a round table with curved chairs can keep the traffic moving around it.
This chic banquette turns this small dining room into something special, making the most of the limited space. It even offers extra storage on the bottom!
Keeping the windows unobstructed lets plenty of light poor into this small space and makes it feel like it extends to the nature outside. The table’s shape takes up little visual space, while the chairs bring color and style.
With the tight corner space this dining room is delegated to, it made perfect sense to put a sofa to serve as seating. This simple choice made the awkward space make much more sense.
Lucite chairs take up very little visual space, making them a great choice for contemporary dining room seating.
Look at a small-space dining room as an opportunity to do big things with its style.