Need help for Formal Dining room ideas
Mark Manickaraj
November 3, 2013
Hi Everyone!

Attached is an image of the first floor of my house. Me and my wife need some ideas for the formal dining room which is labeled "LOUNGE" on the floor plan. We do not want to use it as a formal dining room because in our case it will only be good for collecting dust minus Christmas and thanksgiving. Anyone got any ideas? I was thinking perhaps a pool table but not sure if it is appropriate for the front of the house.
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
If you're a reader, it could be a library, with bookshelves and a chair(s) and ottoman in front of the bookcases.

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Darzy
It would be odd to have a pool table as soon as you walked in. If you want a pool table, how about in the "party" room and use the "lounge" as your living space with your sofa, chairs, etc in there?
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
I totally agree with Darzy. If I entered a house with a pool table in the entry I would think I had landed in the wrong place.
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Mark Manickaraj
Thanks for the input this is great! I think the pool table is probably not the best idea, other than the library any other great ideas?
    Bookmark   November 3, 2013 at 4:18PM
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Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
That depends on what you like to do. Will TV viewing be in another part of the house?
Darzy had a good point about putting the pool table in the party room and making the front room into an area with sofa, chairs, and TV. Will you need an office area somewhere in the house. Maybe the office goes back with the pool table.
    Bookmark   November 3, 2013 at 7:19PM
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