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How to Revive Your Dining Room for the Holidays

By Jessica Margot Design

As realtors, we love working with designers around Chicagoland. We chatted with one of our local favorites, Jessica Margot to learn how to spruce up your table this holiday season.

The holiday season is fast approaching and this means one thing for entertainers and non-entertainers alike. It’s time to revive the dining room! Dining rooms are one of the most significant spaces in our daily lives. It is a place to gather and celebrate the household traditions and create memories. Whether you are cooking or not this holiday season, make sure your dining room is ready to welcome your family and friends.

What makes a Thanksgiving dinner stand out to the guests? Believe it or not, it is not ALL about the turkey. It's about the atmosphere you create. A beautiful table scape is just the beginning. Set the foundation of your table with a runner instead of a traditional table cloth. Add some color to your table décor. Be bold and incorporate something a little different other than the typical holiday hues. How about some

Image: bronze plate | gold flatware | candlestick holder |votive candle holder gorgeous jewel tones to liven up

the room. Using different height centerpieces will add dimension and depth for an overall visual appeal. Incorporating candles will really add warmth, as well as mood lighting. Popular candles like votives and tea lights, are perfect for adding just a little hint of whimsy.



Don’t have time to reupholster those dining chairs? No worries, adding a beautiful faux fur throw to drape over your dining chair will give you the update for the season.



The lighting above the dining room table is the centerpiece of the room. Why not freshen up the dining room this holiday season with an oversized chandelier.



Ground the space with a new patterned or textured rug. This can be a great update to the your dining room to pull it all together.

Now it's time to relax and enjoy this beautiful room that will carry cherished memories forever!


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