Traditional Dining Rooms: Design Elements & Ideas

By Tiffany Adams


Classic palettes, ornate and upholstered furniture, and shimmering chandeliers are just a few of the trademarks of traditional dining rooms. If you're looking to create a timeless space that will serve your family for years to come, incorporate a few of these elements into your dining room design.

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An Outdoor View

A view of a lush landscape, serene sky, or an expanse of land can act like art in a traditional dining space, offering diners a natural scene to take in while they converse. Here, a row of French doors—which can be opened to allow a breeze in warmer months—offers a view of an exterior entertaining area, while the room's neutral walls and light furnishings direct the eye outdoors.

Get more ideas with 8 Ways to Open Up with French Doors

Dining Room
by Garrison Hullinger

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