Whether you have a formal dining room in your home often depends on the area of the country where you live and how old your home is. Many newer homes don’t have formal dining rooms. Regardless of whether you do have a dining room or not, there are ways to spruce up your dining area to make it more enjoyable and make having a meal there go from eating to dining. Swing into action now while the holidays are far enough away to get your dining room ready for the holiday meals ahead.
try a painting technique on the ceiling or add a treatment of some kind. One option is to tent the ceiling. Draped fabric on the ceiling can create an exotic, cozy look. Paint an inset on the ceiling. Add wood trim on the ceiling and paint inside of it with a contrasting color. Burnished metals are a particularly good-looking option. Lastly, if you don’t have crown moulding in the dining room, add some here for an instant upgrade.