Friday, February 3, 2012
Dining Room Chairs Trends - Less Wood and Metal
Is it time to make a change to the look of your dining room? Maybe that table and chairs have just had a few too many days serving up a meal and are starting to show their age. Or maybe you just don't like the look you had any more and are thinking its time for something new. Well, if you are thinking of redoing your dining room you may want to take a look at the trends for this year before you start shopping.
One of the biggest trends is to go soft, even in dining room décor. The idea is to show less wood and metal in furniture. How does this translate in the dining room? Well this is a little hard to do when it comes to the dining room table. After all, this is supposed to be a hard surface, not a soft one. So, you are probably going to be stuck with a hard dining room table that the best you can do is to cover it with a table cloth, thereby giving it a softer look.
But when it comes to the chairs in your dining room, it's a completely different story. No one said that chairs have to be hard and wood or metal. Sure, they have to have some sort of solid construction to hold them where they need to be and so they can hold you up, but they can still have a soft outside finish.
One way to achieve this is to find fabric covered chairs. There are a number of fabric covered dining room chairs out there that are a part of table and chair sets. In these the colors that are used as a main part of the look of the dining room table is then carried over into a cloth that is used on the chairs.
The level of cloth that is used on chairs will vary, but since the new trend is for more cloth, you can know that you will be seeing more and more fabric in the dining room chairs that are being sold.