Author: Nikki Ayque   Date Posted:15 January 2016 

6 Ways to Update Your Bedroom

If you’re raring for something different this new year, it may be time to turn a new leaf and spruce up your home. Starting with the space where you spend most of your time – the bedroom! Whether it’s the colour scheme or the art on your walls, revamp you

Having a small dining area doesn’t mean that meals with family and friends will be relished less. These smaller areas can bring an intimate and homey atmosphere that can inspire more meaningful interaction and conversation.

Let that small space work for you, here are a few ideas for compact dining:

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Round and Round

A round tables is a good choice for tiny spaces as it can fit in to any corner or bay. Go for the classic glass-topped round table or make a bolder choice with a marble-topped one.

Get the look: Hayden Designer Round Dining TableFinley Designer Scandinavian Round Dining TableReplica Achille Castiglioni Ajax Glass Dining TableReplica Saarinen Tulip Marble Dining Table

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Let In The Light

Place the dining area near a window or sources of natural light. This opens up the space, making it seem to be airy and roomy. Invest also in mirrors to help open up the space to make it seem larger than it really is.

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The Extendables

Do you love to have guests over for a meal but think that your space is too cramped for a large dining table? Opt for extending dining tables! These tables when pulled can accommodate more guests, and when the party is over, you can push the ends together to put it back in its original size.

Get the look: Vauxhall Modern Extension Dining TableCecily Drop Leaf Extension Dining Table Pack in OakVaasa Freidrich Modern Danish Style Extension Dining Table in Walnut

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Slim Is In

If you have your dining nook near the kitchen, a slim dining table and benches can create a pleasant dining space without sacrificing too much space.

Get the look: Danny Industrial Table in BlackRetro Nash TableMika Outdoor 2 seater Bench in White

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Double Duty

Make the dining area double purpose. They can be study nooks, a bar countertop or kitchen island when not being used. The multifunctional pieces lets you save space especially in smaller rooms.

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Light Radiance

The right lighting fixture can add both drama and needed brightness of a small dining space. Opt for one big light or a series of pendant lights that can be the focal point of your area. The light fixture can make your space look bigger and add a bit of flair to your space.

Get the look: Replica Poul Henningsen Artichoke LightReplica Seppo Kotho Atto Pendant LightGavin Modern Concrete Pendant LightsTeagan Designer Pendant Light in Matte White

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