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7 Unstuffy Ways With a Formal Dining Set
You can play the match game with your table and chairs yet still have an inspired, multidimensional dining room
"happened to formal dining sets? A generation or two ago, it seemed, no well-outfitted home... Suddenly, dining sets got an undeserved rap as stuffy and uninspired, a relic of a less... furniture sets yet — in fact, I have one in my own dining room. With a variety of textiles... versatile dining sets can be. And let us know in the Comments how you've updated your... eclectic dining room that stuns me with its style chops, I'm not ready to dismiss classic..."
Guest Picks: Formal China Patterns for the Stylish Bride and Groom
"china settings. Don't worry about getting "tired" of a pattern; consider your choice... Dinnerware sets, although we're quite happy with the simply, sturdy and elegant Denby... Denby set we picked up for a song a few years ago. I love my pattern, Katarina by Pickard... four full sets and from the fifties, and sixties and love them all. They are all so different... feel, a formal Asian look with bamboo branches from Harmony House, a 'Turquoise Melody'..."
Mix Your Plates for Memorable Table Settings
Hodgepodges are happenin’ — learn how to combine different-style dishes, silverware and glassware for a highly personal look
"hes — formal or casual — come in sets of four, eight, 12 and even 24 in stores. That’s... table settings I have ever seen were a lovely hodgepodge of patterns and designs... table settings your family and friends will marvel over — from things you have inherited... white dining sets with Fiesta, but now that I've made the switch, I just love it... cloths...no dining set. So I started out early and would just look for something I liked..."
Holiday Party Prep: Plan Your Table Settings
Do a dry run with dinnerware, table decorations and the buffet setup now to avoid surprises and stress later
"table setting, so when party time comes, you can focus more on the merrymaking than... help you set a beautifully festive table, buffet and bar.... room. Formal setting, so dishes will be on the table or handy behind me on the peninsula... color set from them). For me, the problem is to find something at a reasonable price... forearm or set your sleeve on fire. But it's always a good thing to do a dry run, and... table settings a week or more before the dinner. For Holiday dinners, we usually..."
Formal Dining in the Summertime
"think of formal dining rooms, I usually imagine tables set with heavy linens and lots... mind, formal dining is firmly connected to cold weather. I decided to challenge... kinds of formal dining rooms here on Houzz that look perfect for a fancy summer meal... wonderful dining rooms to linger over! Love that table with wire metal legs and the gray... that give formal dining rooms a wintry feel. In this case, though, the mix of chair styles..."
Rooms of the Day: Bringing the Happy Into Formal Spaces
Two renovated rooms inspire a lighter, more colorful look for a formerly traditional living room and dining room in Texas
"room and dining room in Texas... their formal living and dining rooms another minute. They were looking to lighten... give the formal spaces a new, happy feeling. Photography by Julie Soefer... lovely dining set from? I've been searching for something just like it! I love everything... g the dining table... Different yet as pretty as a picture! Reminds me of another... ectic-dining-room-other-metro Simran Chhibber, on behalf of Thosbaker.com lovely..."
Set a Gorgeous Seasonal Party Table Outdoors
Entertain guests with your tablescape as much as your party fare, layering summery plants and bright, textural accessories
"comes to dining outdoors, I’ve been a bit uninspired. Year after year I drag out the... place settings, I simply repurpose our everyday tableware despite the fact my large... square dining plates are too big for my smaller outdoor table. While my checkbook... table settings. Here are eight ideas I’m hoping to try out this year.... patio set? Do I oil it annually or not? I live in Louisiana so we have a hot, humid..."
International Intrigue Sets the Pace in a U.S. Home
A world traveler finds a place to hang her hat and set her suitcase, in a home filled with collectibles from around the globe
"hat and set her suitcase, in a home filled with collectibles from around the globe... in the dining room! Never seen anything like them before! Yes, where can I purchase... The dining area is casually elegant. A highboy table is an unexpected find in a... a formal living space and gives a nod to easy entertaining. Another highlight is... Everyday dining is made extra special with dishware from another country. Painted millwork..."
Luxurious Holiday Table Settings for Less
Pair colorful glasses, gorgeous garden finds and hand-stamped napkins for a holiday table that looks positively rich
"cherry dining room table and chairs for $200 for the set. Also, in Houston, we have... table setting I've seen online is a placemat made out of kraft paper, with some lovely... table setting. I love hand-painted antique Nippon, Limoges and Bavarian pieces as... love to set two beautiful tables but can't. What to do? It's all family and seating... place settings at a discount store (Big Lots) and got service for 16 for $20! They..."
Design Practice: Setting Up Your Studio
Learn from an architect how to create a workspace that fuels your business and feeds you inspiration
"my own dining table, and a nearby shelved eight foot closet, I can definitely champion... trying to set up a similar situation as a self-representing artist, working from home... process of setting up his office, cheers Nice article. And if my office/shop was not in... since I've formally formatted a project. Most everything is negotiated any more. Nice... and the dining table) meanwhile i'm working on my first big project and i just can't..."
How to Set Up a Kitchen Work Triangle
Efficiently designing the path connecting your sink, range and refrigerator can save time and energy in the kitchen
"way to set up a kitchen, the concept of the kitchen work triangle can be intimidating... about formal dining rooms which should be accessible to get an item which was forgotten... mostly set up for cooking only. That's the way mine is set up. There is no room in... triangle set up, but I too think it sometimes closes things in too much....prep, cooking... this set up looks very awkward and uncomfortable. I can only hope that the opposite..."
Houzz Gifts: Set an Organic Glam Table
"table setting for a look that’s dressy but not too formal. Frame your fine china... part of setting up the dining room. Calabrese used this large hurricane as a vase,... glamorous formal dining room. In either case, you’re never going to want to hide this... This set of four 100 percent cotton placemats, block printed by hand, will help... particular set picks up on our table, silverware, wood pieces and linens and ties them..."
Armillary Spheres Set Rooms in Motion
Armi ... what? These classic astronomy models may have an unfamiliar name, but the energy and history they bring to rooms are unmistakable
Set Your Table for a Festive Dinner Party
"perfect setting for a memorable dining party... table setting? Remember, most special moments take place at the dining table. Get... breathtaking settings. More: 12 Fantasy Dining Rooms... embellish your dining table to welcome friends and family in style — this fall and all year... love to set a pretty table. I dream someday somebody will set one for me.. I hope to... creative settings. I am definitely inspired for the holidays! Thanks for the wonderful..."
Dining Set Makeover: Paint and Tea-Tinted Fabric Make Old Chairs New
Reclaim dated dining chairs for far less than buying new, using spray paint, modern fabric and a handful of tea bags
"dated dining chairs for far less than buying new, using spray paint, modern fabric... owners of a dining set the previous owners had left behind. It wasn't our style, but it... hand-me-down dining set for three years, I was ready for a budget-friendly upgrade. Here's... took my dining chairs from blah to bold one weekend.... inherited dining set along with me on a move, and now I definitely will. It just needs... bamboo dining set that I'd love to repaint in peacock blue or china red, like yours..."