Posted on Leave a comment

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.

Posted on Leave a comment

Delightful Dining – How to Create the Perfect Dining Room

Balance System

Ask any regular entertainer for dining room tips and you may receive a few different answers. Depending on your space, budget and overall requirements, there are a few tips that will always come in handy, however. The biggest tip of all is to use the space you have rather than the space you wish you had. Using space wisely will ensure that you choose the pieces that are just right for your dining room. With that in mind, we have put together a mini list of the most important dining room tips to help you plan your dream dining space.

Dining Room Tips for an Effortless Dining Space

Try these dining room tips to create an effortless, elegant dining space.

Look for savvy storage solutions.

 Delightful Dining - How to Create the Perfect Dining Room - Savvy Storage

The right storage can make all the difference. All too often, storage is seen as something that is purely functional. Although you should be able to store your things safely, you don’t have to sacrifice style. If you have been lugging your hand-me-down dining cupboard every time you move home, it is high time that you invested in a modern, beautiful storage solution. Rather than hiding crockery, glassware and decor away, display it in a modern storage unit that blends into your dining room without taking up too much space. Look for neutral storage units that can blend into a wall without overpowering your dining table.

Invest in smart seating.

Delightful Dining - How to Create the Perfect Dining Room - Smart Seating

Unlike chairs, which take up a fair amount of space unless they are stacked, benches can easily fit into a corner or against a wall. If you are low on space, you could look out for smart seating solutions such as storage benches, which double up as hidden compartments. Benches can also be used as side tables when not in use, which further adds to their versatility. Use your benches to store seat cushions, placemats, table clothes or even plates and cutlery. For best results, choose neutral benches made from quality wood. You can mix and match seat cushions with your table linens and crockery sets to change styles from elegant dinner parties to relaxed brunches or family breakfasts.

Choose space saving tables.

Delightful Dining - How to Create the Perfect Dining Room - Space Saving

If you have an open plan dining room or limited space, try a space saving table that folds out or expands. This will allow you to add more seats when the need arises, without taking up a lot of space when the table is not in use. Depending on your space requirements, this type of table can easily adapt to your needs, so that you won’t have to worry about having enough space for that upcoming lunch party you have on the cards. Many modern expandable tables have special spaces for table centrepieces and other items, which further adds to the usefulness.

If you’re looking for a wide range of premium dining room tables, chairs, benches and storage cabinets, the VOX dining table and bench collection is sure to have just what you need. Put these dining room tips into action and find the ideal solutions to your dining needs.


Posted on Leave a comment

Brunch Centerpiece Ideas For Summer

With the summer season well on its way, we thought you may like to spruce things up a bit with some innovative centerpiece ideas that are easy to put together and will have you entertaining in style. For the perfect conversation starter, let us help you make your tabletop pop. Whatever the occasion may be, these simple yet effective centerpiece ideas will bring it all together.  Continue reading Brunch Centerpiece Ideas For Summer

Posted on Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading A Weekend Breakfast Brunch With Spot