traditional dining set with large floral picture

How to Refresh a Dining Room

Redecorating a dated dining room the easy way. Sometimes, less is more when it comes to styling a formal traditional dining room.

In this case, I removed the tablecloth and just used a simple sophisticated runner. The biggest change was removing the wallpaper. A simple extra-large painting is all that is needed for a focal point. The centerpiece echoes the structure of the flower on the painting.

My favorite table setting is a plate, and a bowl topped with a napkin. A setting like this gives dimension so the composition doesn’t look flat.

This dining room keeps its traditional theme, as requested by the homeowner, but has a more updated feel. I can help you redecorate and freshen up while keeping your true style theme? Use the contact us page or give me a call.

To recap:

  • remove tablecloth
  • remove wallpaper
  • add one extra large painting
  • add table runner
  • display dishes to give interest
  • centerpiece mimics painting

Traditional style is not everyone’s favorite but these quick tips help to update it and freshen up the look.