Many people say that your kitchen is the heart of the home - A place where you will spend countless moments engaging in family meals, entertaining your friends or simply enjoying a cuppa.
The dining table is the focal point and that is why, choosing the one to suit not just your needs, but also your lifestyle is of topmost importance. This choice will require you take to several fundamental things into consideration, such as size, shape, style, and additional features. With so many choices out there, it can all seem a bit daunting and you may not know where to start. A good place to start, is considering the style of kitchen table you want; does it need to be made out of glass, solid oak, oak veneers, metal and so on. Will it need to look contemporary, traditional or quirky to fit in with your other kitchen furniture… Lifestyle Furniture, experts in oak furniture look at the most beautiful options in kitchen tables:
Opting for the Traditional looking kitchen table
Trying to keep things traditional? A classic oak wood farmhouse table couldn’t be more appropriate. This style would be great for those with the space, a large open plan kitchen / diner. Perfect for big family meals, entertaining guests, and can is a useful space for the kids being creative or for them to do their homework. Adapting this style to your family size and needs is easy, offering you a choice between chairs or benches. This style of table can also extremely versatile, with a variety of different surface styles to fit your kitchen design.
Modern kitchen tables are popular this season
This style is for those wanting to bring their own personality into their kitchen and keep up-to-date with interior trends. Contemporary kitchen tables come in all shapes and sizes and offer a more cutting-edge solution to your dining needs. By no stretch of the imagination are you limited to what you have in mind, from eccentric styles to simple and chic are all within reach. They are a prime choice if you want you to give your kitchen a quirky bit of personality.
So, whether it’s just a few mouths to feed, to hosting a dinner party you are sure to find something to fit your personality.
Rustic tables will give your kitchen instant character
This style is full of character and tables with a rustic feel fall between traditional and modern. If you want something tradition but with more charm then a rustic style is ideal for you. Many are made from Oak wood so can still provide that classic feel, and finding reclaimed pieces will still give your kitchen some much wanted personality. Just like the traditional this style can be adapted to fit any size family and style of living. This style can also be found with benches as an alternative.
Industrial tables are for the daring individual with an intellectually acquired taste
Now if you’re trying to unleash your inner style guru, an industrial kitchen is a great direction to head in. This urban-chic trend allows you to pair raw and exposed materials with high-tech, stylish furniture to give you a noticeably eye-catching look. When you are trying to find the perfect table to fit into this character, you have the freedom of choice… mixing traditional wood with a choice of raw materials. Why not go for a wooden table with metal accents to give your kitchen a unique finish.
Consider the size of your kitchen table to ensure it fits through your door
Once you have chosen the style you want.,. be sure to take into consideration the colour, materials and finishes.
Traditional Oak wood is always a great and timeless look to use, but comes with a maintenance regime. The kind of finish you desire will require some up keep, so it is important to understand which works for you and is convenient for needs.
When trying to keep your room coordinated, choosing a variety of different coloured woods shouldn’t be your biggest concern, but keeping a similarity is what you should keep your eyes peeled for. Sticking to either warm or cool tones will keep that harmony and complement each other well. Sticking to the same family of wood will uphold that cohesion.
Lastly, make sure it can fit through your door upon delivery!
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