Having a well-appointed dining room is, for many people, a statement of success. After all, beautiful dining sets tend to be pricey, and not all living spaces even come equipped with a dedicated dining area. But still, many of us hope to have a part of the house designated for eating with friends and family during special occasions, which leads numerous people to make a small nook or corner of their home into a makeshift dining room.
With the right furniture and lighting, this space can look just as grand as a dining room you might find in a mansion, without the extravagant price tag. But to do this, you are going to need to employ a few tricks.
Painting the walls that encompass your dining area can help to make this part of your house feel different from neighboring spaces. Likewise, you may want to use an area rug so that the floor seems like a dining area.
But hanging artwork is probably out of the question, especially if the corner you chose for your table has a window. Though it adds pleasant light and is certainly an asset to the space, it's undeniable that the window occupies part of the wall. Luckily, you can use drapes to create the look you desire.
Hanging a luxurious Roman shade can give your window a simple elegance and you have the option of closing it to reveal more of its beauty. Don't assume that lack of space will dash your dining room dreams.