4 Steps to an Organized Dining Table

Don't leave groceries and other supplies on your dining table. Keep it stylish with these tips

Photography: Toto Labrador (Main Photo)

Since the dining room is one of the most used areas at home, it is essential that it's kept clean and organized. 

Here are four easy ways to help you achieve a stylish dining area that's perfect for get-togethers and relaxing.

Keep it spic-and-span

Don’t turn your table into an eyesore by leaving unnecessary condiments, grocery items, or medicines on top of it. Use an interesting table runner and add a catchy centerpiece. Avoid adding too much decor as it will create clutter.

Add unexpected pieces

Aside from using flowers as centerpieces, you may also utilize a couple of unique pieces such as shell napkin rings and bamboo fruit bowls. These pieces can freshen up the look and feel of your space.

Click here for centerpieces that you may want to consider. 

Pick the right colors

Soften up the look of your dining area by using pastel colors such as pink, melon, and mint green. If you want to liven up a plain room, you may work with bold colors like fiery red or bright yellow. Just make sure that the colors you choose work well with your home's overall palette. 

Practice restraint

Choose pieces that are light and easy to move around come mealtime. Ideal décor pieces are candlesticks, a bowl of fruits or a bunch of flowers. You may also place potted succulents on the table to add a touch of green.

Photos by Miguel Nacianceno.

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