Co-ordinate a big open-plan room with a happy blend of colours. Focus on a natural backdrop throughout and add visits of colour across the scheme using very soft furnishings. Keep carefully the practical kitchen a defining monochrome and then combine into cool delicate gray and pastels for a seating zone (that one benefits from a good amount of natural light). Finally, bring a reclaimed eating set back alive with co-ordinating seat pads in attractive jewel shades for an uplifting eclectic finish that works.
Choose complementary colours for a palette that's satisfying to the attention. Vibrant orange will always pack a punch in a dining room, but expose it through the circular motif wallpaper and the result is even more intense. Counterbalance with blue tableware and a single velvet statement couch in cobalt to stand out and harmonise. Enhance the relaxed retro vibe with on-trend mid-century style furniture.
If you're looking for a traditional look but want still want a attractive element that pops, a lantern chandelier is a great choice. While it hangs vertically like a traditional chandelier, the lighting is usually encircled by a steel frame. They also come in various sizes, so a lantern chandelier could possibly be the perfect addition to a small dining room.
With regards to the complexness of your kitchen countertop project, it could be better to contact a kitchen remodel builder for materials like granite or marble. However, laminate, solid wood or tile counter tops are certainly jobs that experienced DIYers are designed for. While every have another process, all will require electricity tools to complete for the right countertop. Laminate counter tops could take less than a weekend to complete while kitchen counter tiling could take up to a week or more, with respect to the size of tiles and surface.
While storage space is key, you don't want bulky furniture pieces disrupting the move of the area so try choosing wall-hung shelving. It's an chance to showcase collectables, fine china and old-fashioned pieces, that may give the room a lttle bit of character. If you're eating out area is within an open-plan space, a room divider by means of a floor-to-ceiling bookshelf will help create a sense of initmacy while also providing an area to decoratively display books and things.