Dining Room Entertaining – Choosing the Perfect Table
Looking for the perfect kitchen table for entertaining? The table you choose can create a decor focal point for the room and your party.
Most people love entertaining. For some reason inviting friends and family over for dinner is a key way in which we socialize. Most people are also very conscious about their home and what their friends and family will think of their decorating style when they come over for a dinner party. You will want to take pride in your dining area. There is nothing like the perfect dining room table and chairs to set the perfect stage for your gathering. The kitchen table will make your guests feel comfortable and at ease.
There is a large variety of dining tables available for you to choose from. When shopping for a new dining set keep in mind the image that you are trying to portray to those that will visit your home. In many homes the kitchen and dining room are the magnet areas of the home. This is where parties are held, where meals are prepared and eaten, where games are played, and where homework is done. Look for a table that reflects your personality.
There are three basic designs and types of tables that can give a distinct look and style to your home. Depending on the type of table you can portray a whimsical or elegant look.
Dark wood tables carry with them elegance. Many of these tables have intricate carvings that add to the sophisticated look. There are many types of dark woods that will become an elegant centerpiece for entertaining. One of the most sought after woods is dark cherry.
A farm style table portrays a homey look. These rectangular tables are usually made of pine and many times have white painted trim and/or legs. Farm style tables provide a comfortable familiar atmosphere for a group of close friends or family
More whimsical tables are available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. If you are looking for a table with bold colors that will really stand out, look for a painted table. Many painted tables come in vibrant yellows, oranges, greens, and blues. If you dining area is brightly colored one of these tables will definitely hold up to your decor.
After you have chosen the perfect kitchen table for your home, make sure to set it with place settings that match its purpose.