Your dining room is a spot in your home where you gather with family and friends to socialize and share a meal. It is a place where memories are created and a true focal point to your home. Creating an “Ultra-Chic” style dining room is a great idea for such an important room in your home.

Turning Your Dining Room into an “Ultra-Chic” Style

Gathering for a meal around the dining room table is an event for many families. It requires a considerable amount of time in meal preparations and cleanup. Whether you have a formal or informal dining area, you and your families spend a lot of time here together and it should not only look great but feel comfortable as well.

The Look and Feel of Real Wood Dining Tables

The center of this room is the table. Isn’t it nice to be seated at a natural wood table rather than a metallic or plastic covered one? We can spot a cheap piece of furniture a mile away, and we also know they do not last. Perhaps a look at a Houzz award winner for reclaimed teak wood tables will present you with some options to begin your search for that perfect addition to your dining room.

Stylish Accessories

Think back on your experiences at places such as fine dining establishments, elegant hotels, and neighbor’s homes. What catches your attention other than the table?

A beautiful centerpiece atop the table. Options for centerpieces are widely available as you can glance through the hundreds of designs and decide for yourself what will set your dining room apart and turn it into a “grand” experience.

Explore the Meaning of “Ultra-Chic”

Just what does it mean to have a sense of style that is “ultra-chic”, and how does this apply to my home? When presented with this idea one typically would think of fashion rather than home furnishings. Merriam-Webster offers us a definition of chic is “smart elegance and sophistication especially of dress or manner”. Placing an “ultra”  in front of this emphasizes what many of us desire not only in our fashion but also our home. This drive for luxury is what has made designer vessel sinks and upscale stone countertops so popular. Natural stone is another great choice for a dining room table.

If you desire sustainable and modern in your home furnishings, then you are in good company. With the options that are available to you, it is possible to take your dining area from simply a place to eat to a thing of beauty.

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and talent offering design tips.