Dining room articles, tips & information

Dining chair styles to suit all tastes

Creating a stunning dining room entails so much more than simply choosing a pretty dinner table and while there are a host of completed projects that offer endless amounts of inspiration out there, today, we want to focus on the different styles of c…

01 April, 2018

​8 budget-friendly ideas for a splendid dining room

You may use it every day for every meal, or simply for elegant dinner parties when old friends and important business associates drop by – we are, of course, talking about the dining room.

08 February, 2018

​15 fabulous open-plan dining- and living rooms

Don’t misunderstand us – we love a room that’s closed off from other spaces, as it’s sometimes necessary, like a bathroom requiring privacy, for instance. But, having said that, there are other times when an open-plan layout is just so functional and…

09 January, 2018

​Dining tables: Round or rectangular?

If there is one essential element in the dining room, then it is without a doubt the table and chairs that we place around it. So when deciding what type of table we want for the dining room, there are many questions: What material should we use? For…

08 October, 2017

​15 ideas for combining your living- and dining rooms

It’s no secret that open-plan areas are a big hit these days, considering how much potential they add to a home in terms of space and socialising. But even though kitchens and living rooms are by far the most common spaces being designed in open-plan…

04 October, 2017

16 British dining rooms that will make you want to spruce up yours

Have you ever thought that you'd like to give your dining room more of an interior designer look, but you don't know where to start? If you have, then this is definitely the article for you, as we've found some really beautiful spaces to take inspira…

02 April, 2017

How to host a high tea

The tradition of the high tea dates back to the early nineteenth century where Anna Russel, the Seventh Duchess of Bedford began the practice of hosting friends to a summery afternoon tea at Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire.

23 March, 2017

Fixing the family mealtime problem in your small home

Don’t have a big home, yet you relish the chance of tightening those family bonds? We understand the importance of family quality time (yes, we are so much more than home furnishing, pretty cushions and matching paint colours here on homify), which i…

27 October, 2016

Questions to avoid when you visit someone’s home

Nobody wants to come off as bored and uninteresting, right? That’s why we ask questions when in other people’s company, not only to show them that we notice our surroundings, but also that we take an interest and/or are curious in them as people.

17 September, 2016

Home walls design ideas for modern style

Sprucing up a place involves so much more than laying down a nice rug or dusting off those side tables. A lot of the time we focus so much on the furniture and décor pieces in a room that we completely overlook the elements that physically hold the r…

06 September, 2016