By Shan Solorzano. interior. Published at Sunday, June 17th, 2018 - 07:24:29 AM.
Luckily. you don't need a huge budget to update your dining room. Here's four easy ways to spruce up a formal dining room and have your guests ooh-ing and aah-ing. without breaking the bank.Add an accent wall for color.Add an accent wallWhether you paint a wall a bold new color. or opt for a modern take on wallpaper. adding an accent wall will instantly refresh the look of your dining space.
Swap out your hardware Builder-grade hardware is pretty generic; it's meant to appeal to as many homeowners as possible. Luckily. upgrading your hardware is a quick and easy fix that doesn't require years of builder expertise. Get personal with your hardware: scour flea markets for interesting knobs and latches. or opt for timeless hardware that's more your style.
Don't do your design a disservice! Each section of your open concept layout serves a distinct purpose. Your goal should be making each section of your space feel like a room unto itself. even if there aren't any walls or doors for separation.It doesn't take much to transform a design from “strictly functional” to “purposefully designed.”
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.