i still love the dining room

i am completely aware that the dining room has gone through a 'have or not to have' phase over the years. a more traditional room for entertaining, often homeowners have felt like it is a waste of space considering how under utilized it often has been. the emergence of open concept, modern spaces however, have allowed for a perfect adaptation in to the dining room. not always a dedicated space outside the kitchen, it is sometimes the only space for people to eat. we have seen more formal tables enter the kitchen area and on the contrary, more casual furniture in the dedicated dining room. i am all for the dedicated space. i like to see an area in a home that allows for something a little more special from the every day without feeling fussy. 

i say light the candles, dim the lights and enjoy the company of others in a simple space that makes people feel at home. 

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