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Delving into classy color choices for your dining room

Not many of us tend to give the dining room much importance when it comes to interior decoration. A table and some chairs along with a flower vase or an art piece, and we think that’s all there is to decorating a dining room. On the contrary, the dining room is the place where the entire family gathers for dinner or conversations.

As such, it is very much a part of your home’s central decor theme and would need to have its own designs and decorations, starting with the color. Given below are some stunning color choices that would make the dining room in your home colorful, lively and vibrant, just like its occupants.

Red

red dining room

Some consider red to be too bold a color to be used in the dining room. However, if done properly, red can add elegance and comfort to the dining space. It is also said to bolster liveliness and increase appetite. While painting the entire room in red would seem overwhelming, opt to have small traces of the color interspersed throughout the room via art pieces, paintings and even flowers.

Purple

Purple

Purple has been associated with royalty from time immemorial and can offer the same touch to your home. Too much of purple can be blinding however. So if you opt for purple paint on the walls, opt for simple white furnishings to create a visual break. The same goes for an already painted dining room that can be visually enhanced with purple furnishings.

Brown

Brown

Although brown is often considered as a boring color, you can make it a staple of your dining room by complementing it with subtle accents in contrasting colors. Play it right, and you can achieve a great effect with brown for your dining room,

Black

Black

Most associate black with darkness, But black often plays the perfect backdrop for other more visually bright colors like red, yellow and white. A perfect balance between either of these colors and black would make the dining room look extremely sophisticated and modern.

Gold

Gold

Gold is another color associated with luxury. So if you want to add some luxury to your dining room without going overboard with the same idea, consider painting it in different hues of gold. Complement the color with cream colored furnishings and you will have a room fit for a queen.

Yellow

Yellow

Yellow is lively, attractive, cheery and positive. Choosing to paint your dining room in shades of yellow will allow the latter to attain all these traits. Considering the fact that the dining room is one of busiest rooms in the house, you can use yellow to make it bright, refreshing, energetic and the perfect conversation starter.

Orange

Orange

Orange offers extra warmth and comfort, making a space cozier instantly. Consider painting your dining room in shades of orange and complement it with wooden furniture for a beautiful, homely look.

Green

Green

Green is a cooling color and can give off an aura of peace and serenity. It is a very good color for dining rooms that tend to become a bit loud at times. Choose lighter shades like lime green for some additional brightness and style.

Pink

Pink

Pink is more feminine in its appeal and would surely look great in your dining room. A soft color that exudes love and warmth, pink can make the room look more chic and elegant. Consider complementing the color with dark colored accessories for a contrasting and yet, super stylish look.

Gray

Gray

Gray is often associated with dullness and is kept out of areas like the living and dining room. However, you can paint it up with brighter colors to give a contemporary twist to the entire space. Light gray is often used along with yellow and red for a modern look and can work great for your dining room.

White

White

White is synonymous with the word ‘angelic.’ That is also how your dining room will look if you opt to paint it white. In addition to giving a stately look to the entire room, white also makes the space look clean. This would also be the best choice of color in case you have a small sized dining room as it can reflect light to make the room look more spacious.

The dining room in your home should have its own style and charm. This can be achieved in many ways, including painting the room in these magnificent colors. These colors will impart the right look and ambiance you wish your dining room to provide.

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Dr Prem Jagyasi

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