Today most of modern homes have an open floor plan, there are not a minimum of walls that is not completed by defined spaces, so the room looks awkward nor interesting for you. If your living room and dining room are situated this way, your willingness to decorate can be confusing making a new problem. The rooms can look disjointed and awkward without the proper placement of furniture. By doing some simple tips, you can create a beautifully flowing combined space for entertaining and living. You will stay in your room space more comfortably, feel organic, and your guests must be serene with this atmosphere
If your decision is to make distinct spaces of a combined living room and dining room, what you have to do is firstly look at the layout of the rooms, second determine if there are architectural signs, such as an alcove or a bay window to give you clues about where to place furniture. The last, group some of the furniture in the center of the space without all of it being lined up against the wall. Keep all of the furniture on the same scale or you’ll create a lopsided effect and the rooms won’t flow into each other and avoid an unused, open space in the middle. Open the couch up to the dining area. If you place the back of the couch towards the dining table, you’ll create separateness.
Types of Furniture
The light move through the spaces by the use of glass tables, It is on the contrary of heavy dark pieces that stop the flow of light in the room. Two smaller couches and a few comfortable chairs open the space up for conversation, even with those in the dining area. You can also choose a large modular couch, it can close off a living area with its two imposing backs. Furniture with wheels are more appropriate for joined room because they are easily move to the wherever place you want at the time you need them. The type of furniture to buy is considered to the cost, size of your space, and other consideration fits to you
There are two colors to use when you paint the walls, you can also paint all the walls of the same color so that the space flows together. Using two colors in different quantities of each space will make your room become more lovely. Put wainscot up throughout the room to make unity of you room’s color. In addition, The whole space should have the same type of flooring. Using area rugs, angle them so they point in both areas and do not close off one space. A more spill-friendly floors can be combined with two areas the use of similar area rugs to cover the dining area. To make your room more shining, decorate with some imilar colors accessories with the same design style. Avoid creating a vintage look in one space and a modern one in the other since you will be be quickly bored to look at the space.
The use of light fixtures that will be installed at combined living and dining room areas are in accordance with the light of your preference. A beautiful chandelier or two modern pendant lights hanging over the dining table is a visual clue that it is a separate space, one part of the whole. Use floor lamps in the living room or another lamp on tables. All lighting focussed on dimmers to create ambiance in a party setting. By these light setting the low light in the living area not distracted by the glare of the bright chandelier in the dining area.
Separating the Spaces
If you want to separate the the unity of the two spaces in a time you do not know later on, you can do several ways to let each have its own identity and do not take a lot of cost. The alternative you can choose is to make folding screen, by installing folding screen lends privacy to each area and eliminates disturbances of other places and people passes in this vicinity. Paint the rooms in different colors. Floor the dining area in tile and the living area in carpet. Angle the back of the couch so it faces the dining area. Use a bookcase or storage unit that looks nice from both sides and put it between the spaces.