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Dining Room Decorating Ideas: Top Tips For a Stylish Dining Experience

The dining room is the perfect place to share meal times and memorable moments with friends and family. So don’t neglect your dining room until Thanksgiving. Take a cue from our carefully curated edit of dining room decorating ideas and create a room you’ll actually want to eat in.

Dining room decorating ideas for a stylish dining experience

The Golden Touch

Gold is one of the hottest colors at the moment. Impress your guests with a luxurious tablescape featuring dinnerware and decor that look like they have been touched by Midas.

Ralph Lauren Academy 5 Piece Place Setting in gold L'Objet Alchimie Bowl in gold L'Objet Han Spice Jewels Set of 2
Ralph Lauren
Academy 5-Piece Place Setting
L’Objet
Alchimie Bowl
L’Objet
Han Spice Jewels
Set of 2
Aerin Triangular Serving Bowl in gold Aerin Textured Gold Chachepot Aerin Leon Bottle Opener in gold
Aerin
Triangular
Serving Bowl
Aerin
Textured Gold Cachepot
Aerin
Leon
Bottle Opener

Add a Dash of Green

Create a statement with shades of green. Emerald, moss and forest green hues work perfectly with wooden furniture and metallic tableware.

L'Objet Fortuny Piumette Mugs Set of 4 in green L'Objet Fortuny Peruviano Cereal Bowls L'Objet Malachite Espresso Cup & Saucer
L’Objet
Fortuny
Piumette Mugs Set of 4
L’Objet
Fortuny
Peruviano Cereal Bowls
L’Objet
Malachite
Espresso Cup & Saucer

 

Create an Eclectic Space

Add character to your space by mixing and matching your tableware. To inject a modern touch to your dining room try mixing rustic decor with items that feature clean silhouettes.

Christofle Silver Plated Cheese/Appetizer Tray Christofle 24 Piece Silver Plated-Flatware-Set-with Pink Gold Storage Capsule Christofle Vertigo Water Pitcher With Handle
Christofle
Silver Plated Cheese/Appetizer Tray
Christofle
24-Piece Silver Plated Flatware Set with
Pink Gold Storage Capsule
Christofle
Silver Plated
Water Pitcher

 

Michael Aram White Orchid Bowl Michael Aram White Orchid Serving Set Ralph Lauren Metropolis Highball Set of 2
Michael Aram
White Orchid Bowl
Michael Aram
White Orchid Serving Set
Ralph Lauren
Metropolis Highball Set of 2

 

Say Yes to Minimalism

The minimalist style works perfectly in any dining room. Put an elegant and modern spin on the trend by investing in silver accessories and add a cozy throw to create a warm comfortable mood.

L'Objet Soie Tressee Bread+Butter Plate L'Objet Crocodile Jacquard Throw Christofle Metalized Glass Vase
L’Objet
Soie Tressee
Bread+Butter Plate
L’Objet
Crocodile Jacquard Throw
Christofle
Metalized Glass Vase

 

Create Contrast with a Pop of Color

Incorporate more daring dining room decorating ideas to brighten up an otherwise minimalist dining room with one vibrant color. Pick a bold shade and add as much or as little of it as you please.

Alexandra Von Furstenberg Fearless Round Nesting Trays Set of 3 in orange Alexandra Von Furstenberg Votives Orange Candleholder in orange Alexandra Von Furstenberg Fearless Cocktail Orange Tray
Alexandra Von Furstenberg
Fearless Round Nesting Trays Set of 3
Alexandra Von Furstenberg
Votives Orange Candleholder
Alexandra Von Furstenberg
Fearless Cocktail Orange Tray
L'Objet Fortuny Dinner Plates Set of 4 L'Objet Canestrelli Tumblers Set of 4 L'Objet Fortuny Canestrelli Canape Plates Set of 4
L’Objet
Fortuny
Dinner Plates Set of 4
L’Objet
Fortuny
Canestrelli Tumblers
Set of 4
L’Objet
Fortuny Canestrelli Canape Plates Set of 4

Experiment with Patterns

For an easy way to update your dining room without splurging on new furniture, use patterned tableware can give a modern upgrade.

Christofle Set of 5 Porcelain Pieces Moser Bonbon Double Old Fashioned Glass L'Objet Teo Vase
Christofle
Set of 5 Porcelain Pieces
Moser
Bonbon Double Old Fashioned Glass
L’Objet
Teo Vase

 

Tap Into Monochrome

If colorful or eclectic dining room decorating ideas are not your cup of tea. Black and white can create a stylish and modern look when styled carefully. Interesting shapes and texture can add impact to an otherwise monochrome color palette.

Alexandra Von Furstenberg Acrylic Coasters in black Alexandra Von Furstenberg Acrylic Tamarind Bowl in black Moser Whisky Double Old Fashioned Glass in smoke
Alexandra Von Furstenberg
Acrylic Coasters
 Alexandra Von Furstenberg
Acrylic Tamarind Bowl
Moser
Whisky Double Old Fashioned Glass
L'Objet Alchimie Coupe Bowl in black L'Objet Cubisme Candle Holder L'Objet Han Rice Bowl with Lid in white
L’Objet
Alchimie Coupe Bowl
L’Objet
Cubisme Candle Holder
L’Objet
Han Rice Bowl with Lid

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