Most will say that the Kitchen is the heart of the home—it is where the food is. The dining room, however, is where all the kitchen’s hard work gets appreciated, family and friendship ties are strengthened, relationships are built, and a place where memories are made.
The trend in open plan living has meant that many opt for a breakfast bar or kitchen island to eat rather than traditional tables and chairs. As families get busier than ever, sitting down to eat, socialize, and catch up becomes more important while texting a friend, sending an email, or checking social media takes a backseat.
Make your dining room the place for the family to gather at the end of a long day, not a place that’s used at Christmas and major holidays. So tonight, lay out the table, turn off the TV, put down the phones, and visit with your family.
For a room with such importance, your dining room should reflect your style, your personality, and your home. We recommend taking the following things into consideration when looking for a dining table.