Wallpapered in Arcade BP 5307


Whether sociable open-plan or cosy standalone, everyday living space or just for occasions, dining rooms come in all shapes and sizes, so why be restricted to one style of decorating? It’s not just the shade you choose, but the way you use it, that creates a versatile, welcoming and visually stunning space, as illustrated by our schemes for modern and traditional dining rooms below.


Best of Both

Painted in De Nimes No.299 | Estate Emulsion

Combining unexpected shades with clean white accents strikes the perfect balance of versatility and visual interest, making for a dining space that feels perfectly suited to everything from lazy weekend breakfasts to after-dinner drinks.

Hidden Colour

Painted in Pavilion Gray No.242 | Modern Emulsion &
Estate Eggshell; Calamine No.230 | Estate Emulsion

High Contrast

Painted in Studio Green No.93 & Pointing No.2003 | Estate Emulsion;
Pointing No.2003 | Estate Eggshell


Light & Airy

Painted in Wimborne White No.239 & Oval Room Blue No.85 | Estate Emulsion

The breezy elegance of a neutral scheme can work wonders in spaces of all sizes. To keep a dining area from getting lost in a larger open-plan layout, try grounding it with a contrasting wall colour or patterned wallpaper.

Feature Florals

Wallpaper in Helleborus BP5602

Soft Neutrals

Painted in Ammonite No.274 | Estate Emulsion;
Purbeck Stone No.275, Down Pipe No.26 | Estate Eggshell


Green Room

Painted in Calke Green No.34 | Estate Eggshell

Versatile green can run the gamut from traditional and sophisticated to fresh and contemporary. Try a floor-to-coving coat of Calke Green, or a touch of soft Blue Gray to freshen up rustic cladding.

A Fresh Palette

Painted in Slipper Satin No.2004 & Hardwick White No.5 | Estate Emulsion

Contrast Cladding

Painted in Off-White No.3, Blue Gray No.91 | Estate Eggshell

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