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Dining Room Inspiration

Dining Room Painted In Farrow & Ball Charlotte's Locks And Railings
Dining Room in Charlotte's Locks No.268 and Railings No.31 | Estate Emulsion

The dining room is the theatre of the home, whether used as a place for family to discuss the happenings of the day or as a room for entertaining and dinner parties, the décor sets the scene…

Strong colours can work wonderfully in dining rooms, creating a dramatic, intimate atmosphere that’s perfect for entertaining. Rich tones likeBrinjal, Calke Green and Railings work especially well in dining rooms that are often lit by candlelight. These rich, velvety tones are intensified by candlelight and take on a wonderful jewel like quality.

Dining Room Painted In Calke Green No.34, Estate Emulsion
Dining Room in Calke Green No.34 | Estate Emulsion
Dining Room Painted In Farrow & Ball Railings No.31, Estate Emulsion
Dining Room in Railings No.31 | Estate Emulsion

In dining rooms with a more informal feel, it works well to add stronger colour as an accent. Try painting the floor in bolder tones like Radicchio, Pelt or Mole’s Breath, to add strong colour without dominating the space.

To create a sophisticated, but more everyday look consider layering the neutrals to give the scheme real depth. Try Slipper Satin on walls with Hardwick White woodwork, and Pigeon on the chairs. Add some pattern to this scheme by using Brocade BP3208 or Yukutori BP4303a on a feature wall, or even as a table runner.

Dining Room Painted In Farrow & Ball Slipper Satin And Hardwick White
Dining Room walls in Slipper Satin No.2004 and woodwork in Hardwick White No.5 | Estate Emulsion & Estate Eggshell
Dining Room Painted In Farrow & Ball Clunch, All White And Wimborne White
Dining Room walls in Clunch No.2009, ceiling in All White No.2005 and woodwork in Wimborne White No.239 | Estate Emulsion & Estate Eggshell

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