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.
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.
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.
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.
Look at a small-space dining room as an opportunity to do big things with its style.