Dining Room
Should Your Dining Table Always Be Set?
| Updated August 9, 2022 | Published January 28, 2022

The answer to the question ‘should your dining table always be set?’ is a simple ‘no.’ If you like to always have your dining table set, then there is nothing wrong with that, just as there is nothing wrong with having a bare dining table or a messy dining table.

How to Decorate a Round Dining Room Table
| Updated July 2, 2023 | Published January 28, 2022

Decorating your dining table is something you can do on a daily basis to style your dining room, or you might only wish to decorate the table when you are having guests. Consider these elements when decorating your round dining table.

Standard Dinner Plate Size

Plate size is important. It largely dictates the amount of food we serve ourselves, affects how many guests we can fit at our dining table, and can be the difference between an easy or frustrating experience with the dishwasher. Here we will look at standard dinner plate sizes and things we should consider before settling on a size.

How to Decorate a Dining Table
| Updated August 9, 2022 | Published January 18, 2022

A bare dining table can look unloved, while a decorated dining table brings warmth and character to a home. This is a perfect opportunity to display some of your personality and help emphasize the style of your home. Here we will look at different ideas for how you can decorate your dining table while it isn’t in use.

How Narrow Can a Dining Table Be?
| Updated August 9, 2022 | Published January 16, 2022

A dining table is an essential piece of furniture to have in your home if you like to dine with your partner or as a family. It is also necessary for serving meals at dinner parties or engaging in celebratory feasts. The size of a dining table is a very important factor to consider when thinking about buying a new dining table. As well as fitting in the allocated space, which could be a dining room or an open-plan kitchen-diner, your dining table will also need to seat the appropriate number of people.

What is the Standard Placemat Size?
| Updated November 12, 2023 | Published August 25, 2021

A placemat, also known as a place setting, is a familiar fixture in many dining tables. It assigns a spot setting for an individual, unlike a table cloth which is designed to cover the entire dining table.

Restaurant Table Size
| Updated June 30, 2023 | Published June 30, 2021

When kitting out a restaurant with the furniture, you need to think carefully about which size of tables you buy for a number of reasons. You’ll want to fit as many customers into your space as possible in order to maximize profit while also not making the room feel overcrowded, which might put people off from returning.

Flatware Vs Silverware: Differences and Similarities
| Updated June 30, 2023 | Published June 29, 2021

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between flatware and silverware? Over the years, people have been referring to these terms somewhat interchangeably, but these two differ slightly regarding durability, value, and quality. Each has a specific characteristic that makes it unique and depending on the type of table setting you want, it helps to know which is better to use.

Kitchen Breakfast Bar Dimensions
| Updated May 23, 2023 | Published June 24, 2021

The standard height for a kitchen breakfast bar is 42 inches from the floor to the top of the bar. There two shorter alternatives at 30 inches and 36 inches. The surface area or bar top should not exceed 24 inches deep for comfortable reach.

Types of Spatulas
| Updated April 7, 2023 | Published June 6, 2021

Spatulas may have started as versatile tools, but just like everything else from bowls, forks to spoons in the modern kitchen, they have progressively diverged and specialized. We now have a handful of possible spatula models, all available in different materials.

Types of Placemats
| Updated April 7, 2023 | Published June 5, 2021

Suppose you’ve just spent a small fortune on a brand new dining table or want to ensure that the one you’ve had for years remains in good condition. In that case, it’s probably a good idea to think of a suitable cover for it. Placemats are a great option because they can protect your table while also acting as a decorative feature that enhances its attractiveness.

Should You Put Mirrors in the Dining Room?
| Updated March 30, 2023 | Published May 24, 2021

Including mirrors in the dining room or not depends on your preferences. However, Feng Shui experts believe that adding a mirror to your dining room can help attract wealth and good fortune into your life.