×

How to Give a Humdrum Dining Room a Simple-Yet-Stylish Upgrade

It seems like beautiful dining room decoration ideas are all over the web, but it can be hard to pick which decor works best for our own dining rooms at home. Many dining room ideas involve doing a complete room makeover — and let's face it, we don't always have the time or money to do that. Thankfully, there are several simple upgrades you can make to decorate a dining room without totally overhauling the space — and you'll still enjoy a stylish transformation.

How to Decorate a Dining Room

We were pleasantly surprised to learn that the secret to getting a fashionable and modern dining room may be as simple as switching up the chairs. We all know outdoor chairs are ridiculously beautiful, right? (Probably because the outside world is meant to see them.) Why not "break the rules" a bit and pair your favorite outdoor chairs with an indoor table inside your dining room? You'd be surprised at what a difference that dining room decoration idea can make. Or if you'd prefer to stick to indoor chairs only, you might like to try mixing and matching different types of chairs at the same table. It'll give your dining room a delightfully quirky look, reminiscent of quaint tea shops and coffee houses.

If you're satisfied with your dining room furniture but want to add a little "pop" of excitement to your space, you may consider hanging garlands or tassels year-round (after all, who says the fun only has to happen on the holidays?). Or you could hang a favorite piece of art that's been collecting dust somewhere else in your home, to provide a beautiful focal point for guests to see when they walk in to the room.

Wow! Who knew it was so easy to give your dining room the stylish upgrade it deserves? Get inspired by finding out more secrets of gorgeous dining rooms in the video below.

More from FIRST

5 Reasons You Should Buy Antiques Instead of Mass-Produced Furniture

How to Transform a Small Bathroom on a Budget With One Magic Ingredient

10 Bohemian Bedrooms Perfect for Free Spirits