02/10/14

Show your style…….. part 2

 

Cozy and Casual dining rooms are characteristically all about comfort.

While not lacking in beauty and charm, these dining rooms invite diners to linger

at the table for awhile. They are comfortable enough to have cup of coffee and dessert after

the meal and encourage conversation around the table.

 

These cozy and casual dining rooms  are mostly neutral in color, but still warm and inviting.

Restaurants use the color red many times in their décor.  Red is known to stimulate the appetite.

While red is a beautiful, vibrant color, I don’t need my appetite stimulated  at home, do you?

I prefer the calm, sereneness of less is more in color…..and no…… it’ doesn’t have to be boring.

 

Interesting appeal is created in cozy and casual dining rooms

by using  textures that harmonize with each other.

 

Some of the elements used in these c & c dining rooms are

soft earth tone color hues

wicker  baskets

upholstered seating as well as wood

minimal window treatments

timeless classic patterns on fabrics used

open shelving

white assorted pottery and/or china

 

 

A feeling of openness and lots of light is common in casual and cozy dining rooms.

 

No more words needed to describe the pictures. They speak for themselves.

Enjoy and feel free to leave your thoughts in the comment section.

 

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Ballard Designs

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Better Homes and Gardens

 

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Better Homes and Gardens

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Better Homes and Gardens

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Better Homes and Gardens