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Dining room furniture

Monday, January 24th, 2011

If you have lots of guests for dinner on a regular basis, you want to make sure that your dining room looks its best.

Decor-wise, pastel shades such as light blues, creams and yellows are a great choice for giving the room a subtle airy ambience that doesn’t distract from the food on offer or the conversation. Dimmer-controlled lighting is also a wonderful way of creating atmosphere according to the mood of the occasion.

The furniture in your dining room is however perhaps the most important element of the overall setup. The dining table should be not just functional, but also combine aesthetic attractiveness with ease of maintenance.

An oak dining table may be slightly more expensive than some other types, but it will more than make up for this with its natural charm. Oak furniture is a timeless favourite for many people because of the attractiveness of the wood grain and the deep sense of personality that it brings to a room. On top of this it is immensely sturdy and stands the test of time well.

For those on a more restricted budget, a pine dining table offers great value. As well as being infinitely affordable, pine furniture is also easy to clean, and looks great in any room.