Gayle M. Conley, July 26th , 2019.
Tray ceilings are a contemporary architectural feature that have ended up in way too many traditional style homes. They try to fill our need for unique detail in our otherwise generic interiors. A tray ceiling, which is an inverted or recessed ceiling, creates the illusion of height. Depending on the type of wood and colors you choose, you can make the room look traditional, contemporary or even rustic. Wooden planks or reclaimed wood are great options for that rustic effect.
The dining room seems to be where all the entertaining happens. Whether it is for the immediate family, holiday dinners or intimate romantic dinners, the dining room is a special room. When decorating your dining room, we often forget about the flooring and the area rug that goes under the table. Believe it or not, the perfect area rug can make your room feel casual or formal, just by changing the rug. Here are tips for choosing the right one for your home.