Dining room updating
Some of the easier methods are as simple as buying table lamps and floor lamps for your home.Strategically place a couple tall floor lamps in dark corners and watch your room come alive.How can you do this without tearing out walls, you ask?Actually, making your home seem open and airy can be easier than you think. hangs above a George II mahogany table in the dining room, the chairs are custom made, and the console is from the 19th century; the 1897 seascape is by Paul Kuhstohs, and the portrait was found at a Paris flea market.
Whether you keep it simple with floor lamps, or go all out and replace all your ceiling fixtures —modernize your home with plenty of bright lights.
A French oak table is paired with 1950s chairs by Jules Wabbes and a circa-1950 French chandelier in the dining room; églomisé mirrors, framed in cerused oak, surround an 1830s marble fireplace, and the chevron floor is antique fumed oak.
The dining room table and chairs are custom made, and the light fixtures are by Hervé Van der Straeten; striped wallpaper by Osborne & Little and flooring of Carrara and Nero Marquina marble were installed in custom patterns.
Another trick of the eye that gives the illusion of open space, is mirrors.
Mirrors when placed opposite windows reflect light into the room and make the room seem more open.