Traditional Dining Room Decor, follows a certain arrangement, it’s orderly, balanced and classy, no frilly bows, fringes or tassels will be found in this dining room.
You could expect to see a rectangular table with straight or curved lines or light carving details. Chairs will match the table.
The main rule of thumb is balance. If you have a fireplace on one wall, you should place another big furniture item on another wall.
Centerpieces for the dining room table can be candlesticks, choose varying sizes and shapes, 3-5 candlesticks are usually plenty, depending on the size of your table, fresh or silk flower arrangements, cylinder vases or pottery, or a basket of fruit.
Traditional Dining Room Design
Traditional dining room decor is very eloquent. A beautiful wooden table decorated with a touch of lace table linen and a decorative glass vase sparingly adorn the design.
- A classy chandelier and a pair of wall sconces are all the lighting you will need in this room. You may also use floor lamps and lamps on top of buffets or sideboards. Classy silver candlesticks are also beautiful in the traditional dining room decor.
- The traditional dining room often features deep rich colors, reds and golds are a popular combination colors are dry sage, desert tan, golden tan, saybrook sage, georgian green, dijon, ivory and beige.
- Window treatments, chair cushions and other fabrics in a traditional dining room are generally understated stripes, geometric patterns, tone-on-tone, floral or muted plaids. Window curtains can be drapery panels, empire valances, and swags, all hung on a decorative rod, with decorative finials and tiebacks.
A China cabinet is great for featuring your treasured fine china, crystal and silver. Wall decor can be a large mirror hung above a buffet, a large clock and formal oil paintings.