5 Tips to Create an Eclectic Dining Room

If you are big lover of the eclectic style like I am, you may wonder how designers manage to take a variety of styles and mix them together to create the perfect blend of seemingly disparate items. I find looking at inspiring images and really picking apart why things work to understand better how to successfully do this in my own home.

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Dining room essential…

The other day I was doing some research into living rooms and their main components. Well, it is important for me to get these details right when styling a shoot as it could all go wrong if a component is missing. Anyway, I swiftly got sidetracked by the different styles and interpretations of the term dining room and thought it might be a nice idea to simply share some of the rooms I found. Surely, I can’t be the only person to get inspired and finds it interesting to snoop around some fabulous interiors?

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Industrial touch…

In case you hadn’t heard, the industrial trend isn’t going anywhere any time soon. It looks like it’s here to stay for some time yet. Having of course been around for a little while, it has become a firm favourite with designers and stylists alike. Like a lot of trends, this one could easily dismissed as a fleeting bit of fun. However, this is more than just a trend to buy into and then discard.

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Trend Spotting: Pineapples

I have to admit, I do love a good pineapple motif in my interiors. While jumping on every trend bandwagon isn’t a particularly good look for your home (who wants to change their interiors every time there’s a new trend?) and not particularly good for the wallet (who has the money to do that?), this one actually has gone back hundreds of years, dating back to Renaissance Europe.

How about a fascinating little history lesson whilst perusing some gorgeous pineapple-inspired interiors? Oh, go on then…

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