Classic dining room decorating ideas
After a many years in the fashion wilderness, dining rooms are back with a bang. Celebrity chefs have made cooking and entertaining fun again, so now's the time to spruce up your eating area. Stuck for ideas? Read our design tips to get those creative juices flowing.
12 stylish dining room table and chairs
Planning your dining area
Choosing a dining table
Updated September 2010
Store china in a sideboard
Ideal for keeping tableware, cutlery and napkins close to hand, the traditional sideboard is making a stylish comeback. If you have attractive china or glasses that you want to display, a tall dresser style with glass doors will do the job beautifully. Oak Lichfield collection 3 door sideboard, £799, slat back chair, £149, table, £499, all Marks & Spencer.