By Sheryl Pilkington. interior. Published at Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 - 00:02:04 AM.
Consider statement lighting.The simplest way to spruce up your dining room on a budget is to trade out your basic light fixture for a statement lighting feature. From large pendants to unique chandeliers. there's no wrong aesthetic. You'll want to choose a piece that feels authentic to your sense of style. That said. there are a few functional pieces of advice that you should follow to ensure your fixture works with the room.
Try a ceiling treatmentLook up! Most builder-grade homes don't do much with the ceilings. Usually. they're simply painted white. leaving more budget for other areas and details of the home. However. adding character to your ceilings can give your home a more lived-in. custom look. Try installing decking to give your ceiling more texture. or add a ceiling medallion to bring attention to a unique light fixture.
On the other. there's no reason for function to override aesthetics. The following design techniques help you achieve the best of both worlds. They're our favorite tips for creating a space that truly works for you. no matter how small it may be.Keep the color scheme cohesive. Limit the color scheme
Additionally. be sure to layer your lighting so that the only source of light isn't that single fixture. Think about adding in some ambient light in the form of recessed lighting. plus a few accent fixtures to brighten up any dark corners. Since dining rooms are all about ambiance. you may also want to look into lighting that's able to be put on a dimmer.Add personality with accessories.Don't forget accessories