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By: Laina Huculak

The dining table is the most important and valuable piece of furniture in your home. There is no better way to illustrate this than with a beautiful new dining set. Which dining room furniture you choose is one of the most important purchases you will make. Here are some tips on how to select the ideal set for you that best suits your family.

Eye-appeal should be the first thing you look for. Perhaps you have a certain finish in mind? If you like the look of darker stained wood dining tables, try a deep espresso, mahogany or cherry finish. All are rich and luxurious and have a modern feel to them. If you prefer a lighter, more traditional appearance, a bright oak finish will give your dining room a comfortable, homey feel. Be smart when choosing; a good, quality table will last you for decades.

The next aspect to be aware of in choosing a dining set is construction or materials. A sturdy solid wood table is easy to find but suppose you have other materials or fabrics in mind. A glass top table is sleek and reminiscent of a street-side bistro. Leather or micro-suede chairs are super stylish and comfortable and put you at the top of the trendy list. Old world pedestal-foot detailing is sure to garner attention from guests. Victorian wrought iron will bring an aristocratic gothic-influenced style into your seemingly mundane dining room or kitchen.

Finally, the shape of your new table needs to be chosen. Do you have a large family? A rectangular shape with an add-in leaf can offer you enough seating to host next year's holidays. If quieter, more intimate settings are more your style, why not go for a round table that make quiet conversations a breeze. For a contemporary twist, a square table suggests the look of a chic new restaurant in the comfort of your newly decorated home.

Do your research, make a list of what you must have and what you don't want in a new dining set, and have fun! Once you make the purchase, get ready to host a dinner party and christen your new table with family, friends, and great food!

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