Dining Room Resources Guide

As the room that holds your family meals, dinner parties with friends, and hosts your seasonal celebrations, your dining room needs to not only look the part, but play it too.

Whether you’re in a small space, or looking to fill a large room, if you’re mad about minimalism or crazy for colour, we’ve got all the resources you need to help you create your dream dining room.

Dining Table Material Guide

canterbury range dining room furniture

If it’s a sideboard you’re seeking or a set of chairs you’re choosing, you want your dining room furniture to stand the test of time. Striking the balance between something stylish that you’ll love, and something that will survive the kids’ food spills might be tricky to find. If you’re unsure which finish or style to go for, take a look at one of our buying guides.

Ever wondered why we’re passionate about hardwood furniture? Beautiful and striking, hardwood is a sought-out material for furniture in your home. Read our Hardwood Furniture Guide for inspiration and advice.

How to Choose Your Dining Room Furniture

dining room set with fabric seats

Rectangle, long, oval or square? Cosy for two or big enough to fit the whole family? When it comes to actually making a choice, finding the right dining furniture can be an overwhelming affair, especially if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for. If you’re feeling undecided and don’t know where or what to spend on, we’ve got some essential reads for you below:

  1. Dining Room Furniture Guide
  2. Your Dining Room: Where to Splurge and Where to Save
  3. Take Your Seat: Dining Room Benches or Seats?
  4. 9 Things All Gorgeous Dining Rooms Should Have
  5. Dining Room Essentials
  6. Ideal Home: How to Choose the Right Dining Chair
  7. Decoist: How to Choose the Perfect Dining Table For Your Home

How to Style Your Dining Room Furniture

shay range dining room furniture

Once you know what size furniture you need, the next step is deciding on your decor style. From opulent style to dark dining, we’ve some got top tips, how to guides and inspiration. that will help get your creativity flowing and provide you with some guidance on how to create a dining room perfect for your home.

  1. 7 Ways to Update Your Dining Room
  2. 5 Ways to Create the Perfect Dining Room
  3. How to Create an Opulent Dining Room
  4. 5 Tips to Create an Eclectic Dining Room
  5. How to Dress Your Dining Room
  6. Dark Dining Room Inspiration
  7. Homedit: Tips to Decorate Your Dining Table

Christmas Dining Style and Inspiration

christmas table decor

Sleigh Bells ring, are you listening? We may not get any snow that’s glistening but it’s definitely time to start thinking about Christmas! If you’re hosting this year, then you may be feeling the pressure to top the in-laws spread from last Christmas. If you’re wondering how to host the ultimate soiree, then read on for some advice to help you with this seasons main event.

  1. How to Style Your Dining Room for Christmas
  2. How to Dress Your Christmas Dining Table
  3. How to Host the Best Christmas Ever
  4. 3 Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Table
  5. House Beautiful: 8 Gorgeous Christmas Table Setting Ideas

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