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Simple Dining Room Solutions

Wondering how to create a stunning yet simple dining room? It’s easier than you may think. The secret to creating an inviting room comes down to taking the time to choose a few signature pieces rather than trying to stuff the room full of items. A minimal, straightforward dining area will create the illusion of space even when you have very little floor space available. It will also be easier to clean and easier on the eye as well.

Simple Dining Room Solutions

Ready to find out how to create the perfect space for your dining area? Here are some easy but effective tips on how to create a beautifully simple dining room that is just right for your home.

Get Inspired by These Simple Dining Room Ideas

Whether you have a small space or you are aiming to redo your current dining area, you don’t have to change too much to create the perfect place for breakfasts, meals and dinner parties. Try these ideas on how to create a simple dining room that adapts to your needs.

Choose neutral colours.

Simple Dining Room Solutions - Neutral

When you have a neutral table with neutral chairs and neutral storage, you have far more room to change up your style without having to redo your entire dining room. Look for versatile pieces in calming, neutral tones and materials. Oak, white and black will never go out of fashion, never clash with any of your other furniture, never look messy, and never fail to offer a plain backdrop for bright decor touches. That way, you can add colour through contemporary dishes, vases, plants, rugs, placemats, centrepieces, baskets, lights, ornaments, and wall art, while keeping your dining room nice and clean.

Choose a flexible dining table.

 Simple Dining Room Solutions - Table

Dining tables may seem to be much the same, with only the size and shape that makes any difference. In reality, not all tables are the same. You get your average fixed-length tables that give you exactly what they offer. Then, you get adjustable tables that can add more space without taking up a lot of room when not in use. The latter is ideal for apartments, smaller spaces, open plan dining spaces, and any other home that prefers to be flexible. Look for well-designed extendable tables that can easily expand to suit your needs. Round tables, in general, are also often more compact – especially if they expand in use.

Choose smart storage.

 Simple Dining Room Solutions - Storage

Dining room storage is often overlooked. There are a few ways that you could approach storage in your dining area. You could try open storage that uses bookshelves to display crockery, selected pots, baskets, plants, and other decor touches in a way that adds impact. You could look for simple closed storage that keeps your dining supplies out of the way without taking up too much space. You could even opt for a combination of closed and open storage to display the things you want to feature and keep the rest out of sight. Wall storage further helps to create storage without taking up too much space.

The Simple range offers a modern, minimal collection of furniture that is ideal for dining rooms. Browse the Simple furniture collection to find beautifully made simple dining room furniture that adds plenty of value to your home.

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Why We Love Benches

Vox Spot Dining Room

Simple yet elegant, every dining room could do with a wooden bench or two. This item of furniture has remained a firm favourite over the years. Used as seating and as tables or even sideboards or television units, benches can be used in many ways, making them a worthwhile addition to any home.

What makes the humble wooden bench such a great investment? Keep reading to find out.

Why Your Home Needs a Wooden Bench

If you don’t already have a wooden bench or two in your home, here’s what makes this item of furniture one of the best things you could ever own…

Versatile and practical.

 Why We Love Benches - Practical and Versatile

Benches are incredibly versatile, making them a practical addition to any dining room, living room, bedroom, entryway or home office. They can even be used in the bathroom and kitchen, or in a kid’s bedroom. When used as seating, benches can easily fit two or more people without too much of a squash. Add a cushion and you have an instant seat that fits snugly underneath your dining table without taking up as much room as chairs. When used as surfaces, benches can double up as TV units, display stands, coffee tables, plant stands, and bathroom tables that can house towels, spa goodies, and a candle or two. Storage benches add even more practicality, storing books, serviettes, placemats, blankets, and various other items.

Great for small spaces.

Why We Love Benches - Great for Small Spaces

Benches are also an excellent solution for smaller spaces, easily seating guests without taking up as much space as chairs. This means that you can plan as many dinner parties as you like, without the need for a tall stack of chairs or stools. Benches are made to fit underneath tables in a way that is compact and efficient, reducing floor space and giving the illusion of space. When your dining table is not in use, you can slide the bench over to a wall and add a few cushions to instantly transform it into a compact seat.

Modern and stylish.

Why We Love Benches - Modern and Stylish

In addition to being practical and space-efficient, benches are also modern and stylish, working well with just about every decor style. To get the most use from your bench, look for pure wooden benches or those that have a simple black or white finish that will easily blend into most decor schemes. You can mix and match with bench cushions, throws and scatters. Whether you opt for storage benches or you choose something simple with clean lines, a bench or two adds just the right touch to any home.

For best results, make sure that you look for well-crafted benches made from quality materials. This will allow you to get full use of your bench without the worry of wear and tear over the years. To shop beautifully made furniture for your home, visit the VOX store today to find your dream wooden bench and many other must-have items.



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A Weekend Breakfast Brunch With Spot

Spot Extendable Dining Table

If you are anything like me, then you love good times with friends and family. All the better when it happens on a late Saturday morning over a fabulous weekend breakfast brunch where the mimosas are served with freshly squeezed orange juice and the table is set to the nines. In today’s day and age, you want to put your best foot forward when it comes to entertaining. And this is where a weekend breakfast brunch with Spot comes in.

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