Did you ever notice that citrus fruit comes to life against a background of deep grey? Or that warm-toned edibles such as cheese and lemons look divine against light, icy grey, especially when brass flatware is involved?! Once again, wooden serving pieces will complement the look. Whether you take a feminine and floral approach or you keep it simple with bright white dishware and clean lines, revel in the beauty of neutrals this fall:
Another retailer embracing tropical style this season is H&M Home. They take the look in a bright direction by adding shades of teal and turquoise: Also available from H&M Home: a range of textured glass products, such as the pitcher and tumblers below. If your tabletop is covered in green, don’t hesitate to use orange as an accent color. A bowl of fruit such as peaches or tangerines will do the trick!
Decor with Personality Reclaimed barn wood need not always be relegated to the walls alone, and you can give it a more practical and prominent role in the dining room by using it to craft a custom dining table or chairs. These additions obviously seem more at home in rustic and farmhouse-style dining spaces, but they can also add an interesting twist to your modern dining room. If this little move away from the beaten path does not interest you, then you might want to consider a credenza or buffet covered in reclaimed wood to give the dining space a cozy, inviting aura.