Creating a Simple Dining Room for Hosting Dinner Parties CityGirl Meet

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Now is the time to start gathering again and what better way than creating a simple dining room for hosting dinner parties?

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After a hard season of distance and separation, our home is ready to start having family and friends over again. Our dining room space has seen a lot of love over the years and was ready for a facelift.

This area is a small nook right outside the kitchen and for years I have had 1970’s chairs that went with my 1977 childhood table (which my daughter and I refinished).

I am keeping my dining room table but chose to update everything else during the process. My goals in creating a simple dining room for hosting dinner parties was:

Multi-colored rug that hid dirt well

Taller back chairs

Simple decorations around the space

Easily removable tablescape decor

There are tons of options online at to choose from and I found the perfect one. The Safavieh Rag Robynne Striped Area Rug from Walmart comes in 20 different sizes (yes I said TWENTY!) and has a lots of colors to choose from. I grabbed the Gray 8×10 rug for $144 (this is a great price for this size of rug). It lays very well and has small tassels at the end that aren’t too long.

I picked the ACME Renske Black Wooden Mission Dining Chair (comes in a set of 2) and the Campbell Rattan Wicker Stained Finish Dining Chair with Mahogany Hardwood Frame in Salak Brown. I wanted to be brave and mix brown and black color schemes and I loved that way it turned out. These chairs shipped quickly and were easy to put together. I love the real wood and how sturdy they are.

The Nearly Natural 82 inch Olive Artificial Tree from Walmart had great reviews and looked very real. I removed wall decor and placed the tree in the corner and loved the way it settled the room.

These are the items I used to create a simple but modern tablescape space:

LR Home Striped Bleached Bordered Natural Jute Table Runner (2×7) Godinger Wood Serving Tray

Luxen Home 2 Piece Roma Pitcher Metal Vases

Willstar 5Pcs Green Artificial Money Leaf Eucalyptus Plant

These neutral pieces that will last me forever and can be used over and over again. I transitioned this space in just an afternoon and it turned out exactly how I wanted. The price points were perfect, the quality is awesome, and the shipping was super quick.

Creating a Simple Dining Room for Hosting Dinner Parties was a breeze!

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