Food should be enjoyed in fresh, clean surroundings, so a regular update of the dining area will keep things looking and feeling good.
For colour and furnishing direction, try taking inspiration from your favourite restaurant or café. And while you're in the mood for change, treat your taste buds by learning new recipes for the food you would usually go out for.
Spring-clean and apply a fresh, new coat of paint to the walls and ceiling for the fastest way to achieve an instant face lift for the room
Sturdy, easy-clean floor coverings are required for the dining area so consider the condition of yours and, if necessary, update with a more suitable option
Give new life to a plain wooden table with a fresh coat of paint. Odd chairs can be painted to match or contrast with bright 'fun' shades
Protect wooden floors by using adhesive felt floor pads on chair and table legs (available from hardware stores)
Update windows and allow more light into the room by thoroughly cleaning the glass. Clean window runners and replace or clean curtains or blinds
Add new potted plants or re-pot old ones for subtle dining elegance
Replace any broken plates and glassware from your collection
Shop for new table candles and discard old ones