Time for a Dining Room makeover!

A key area in your home, the place to eat, entertain, relax and unwind – the dining room! An important room in your home where you spend a lot of time should be given a great deal of consideration when it comes to re-designing. To help you, the designers here at CIMC have put together a handy guide offering style advice, the latest trends in dining furniture, colour schemes and themes too.

Starting off with the most important decision, colour scheme. Colours play a vital role in any room, therefore before deciding on playing it safe with a neutral or being bold and daring with a darker hue, consider the amount of natural lighting your dining room receives. Rooms that have a lot of windows and are bright and airy during the day will fully benefit from bold or darker hues, they’ll also create the perfect moody backdrop in the evenings for a romantic meal so consider some softly lit lighting such as candles and lanterns to create a wonderful ambience. A naturally darker room may look dull and dreary during the day with a darker room colour therefore consider a paler shade. Add bright lighting to really open the space up and create a welcoming feel. For that splash of colour, consider a bold coloured rug or add accessories such as wall art, coloured shades and table ornaments.

Value Nova 130cm Blush Pink Round Dining Set

 

Now that you’ve thought of a colour, let’s talk through themes. Think about what best reflects your style, traditional, contemporary, luxe or minimalist? Or do you want to try something completely new. Well you’re in the right place as we’ve got it all and better than this is all our dining products take inspiration from the latest fashion trends, ensuring your dining décor is always kept up to date.

Often the largest item in your dining room is of course the dining table. This will be the focal point of the room therefore should really standout. For traditional interiors, check out the brand new Bayview dining table, featuring a natural wooden construction with an art-deco inspired circular pattern with clear mirror insets. The beauty of this table is that it is so versatile that it will work with practically any coloured room. Furthermore you can purchase a matching sideboard in this range to store all your crockery, cutlery and other table accessories.

Medium Bayview Dining Set

 

If you’d rather a more contemporary theme, then how about the eye-catching Amara dining table. Featuring a stunning geometric marble veneer wood base with a chrome foundation that is topped with a rich, glossy white and grey marble effect table top. Or for a more chic urban feel then check out the Soho dining table that features a black block style wooden base with a grey marble effect wood veneer table top. Matching suedette chairs are also available in this range to complete the overall look.

Smaller dining rooms or for those who prefer minimalist style but at the same time remain stylish then the Nova and Delilah dining tables are for you. Featuring a simple cross chrome base with a tempered glass table top. The transparency of glass furniture creates the illusion of an open space in smaller rooms and will equally keep it looking simple without a cluttered feeling.  

 

Those who love the life of luxury or even creating a glamorous look then these mirrored dining tables are for you. Select from champagne tinted mirrored tables such as the Marrakech or Apollo dining tables. Both feature luscious gold trimming and sturdy pillared legs. The Marrakech also features a beautiful quatrefoil pattern with an antique gold mottled mirror inset. Such regal designs are also accompanied with deeply padded, velvet upholstered dining chairs.

Apollo 180cm Champagne Mirror Dining Set

 

Named as the largest sought after interior trend for 2019 is velvet. Velvet on everything, upholstery, lampshades and accessories. A fabric that was once seen in mid-century mansions is back, more luxurious as ever. Glamorize your dining room with the addition of luxe velvet upholstered dining chairs and benches which are available in an array of colours and styles. Mix and match these up with velvet lighting for a bold and layered look.

To complete your brand new dining room makeover be sure to accentuate it by adding candleholders, vases and faux flowers. They’ll also double up as the perfect centrepiece for your dining table when entertaining. If you’ve got enough space, you could even add a matching sideboard to really bring the whole look together. We offer matching sideboards with a lot of our furniture ranges therefore you can be assured that your dining room will look fabulous whichever style you decide to go for.

Now that we’ve completed the dining room, let’s move on to the lounge… Actually you’re right let’s leave that for another day. Crack open a bottle of wine, sit at your new dining table and take in your newly styled surroundings.