Everyone loves a party. Even when the occasion is not a big and loud party, people almost never turn down meal invitations at special occasions. So, if you’re hosting one, apart from the food, how do you make your space look special? How do you make the same dining room that everyone has seen a million times in your house, look beautiful and exciting for your guests? Here are a few simple ways to decorate you dining room for special occasions without breaking the bank.
This is probably the easiest and maybe the fastest way to make any space come alive, no matter how dreary it currently looks. Balloons amplify the mood and make everything look exciting. Depending on the type of occasion, the specific colors could vary. If it is a children’s party for example, you could use multiple multi-colored ones. If it’s for adult, it might not be necessary for it to look too colorful. Regardless, balloons are a fantastic way to decorate and change the aspect of a room.
This is another very inexpensive way to decorate your dining room. Candles come in different shapes, sizes and even scents. While it might not be a good idea to fill up your dining room with scented candles so you don’t upset your guests’ stomachs with all kinds of smells, a few of them in corners of the room help keep your room smelling fresh. Candles give the room a certain kind of mood lighting which is attractive to visitors. There are also quite a number of beautiful candleholders and coverings that change the color of the light coming from the candles, making the room a lot more beautiful.
Well decorated furniture often helps any room look more fascinating. A tablecloth can be used to make the dining room more beautiful. Depending on the kind of occasion being hosted, certain patterns or designs on tablecloths improve the atmosphere in the room. The chairs can also be decorated with ribbons or even chair covers. The choice of the color of these accessories depends solely on the host’s ideas but there is a wide variety of patterns, colors and designs to pick from and can also be used again and again to host more and more special occasions.
Away from furniture, we now move to the walls. Wallpapers are fantastic and can be used to transform a room completely. If a host is meticulous enough, they can even change the wallpaper in their dining room to match the occasion they are hosting, especially if there’s a theme. Just like the tablecloths mentioned earlier, wallpapers also come in many different designs and patterns that will beautify your dining room. Wallpapers can be used to cover the entire surface area of the walls or just certain parts. Again, this depends on the host.
Whether it’s a Van Gogh painting or it’s an enlarged frame of a picture taken with your own handheld camera, art adds beauty to its surroundings. A carefully placed picture, a mini sculpture or even a bubblehead of a beloved character keeps guests engaged and gives them something to admire. It could also a good conversation starter.
A host can have two different occasions in the same dining room with the same guests and have them completely surprised on how different the place can seem. With the right decorations meticulously placed around a room, this can be easily achieved.