Renovation of dining room

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In a few months time my apartment is going to be renovated. We have a living room connected with a dining room. However we do not need a dining room so is there any ideas of how to make use of the space?
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  • Treasuredchaos.com Treasuredchaos.com on Feb 11, 2016
    my dad purchased a huge (like a built in style) entertainment center to seperate the rooms leaving space on both sides to enter the other room, then he installed a sort of green room with a fish pond and lots of plants, a sitting area to read, etc. I would have used it for a computer/office area, though.

  • Heidi Heidi on Feb 11, 2016
    A reading area, comfy chairs with footstools and lamps. No TV. Just a place to curl up and rest.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Feb 11, 2016
    I agree making the space into a retreat of sort. Plants, a little music, a soft carpet, and comfortable seating.

  • Brenda Brenda on Feb 12, 2016
    How about adding some cabinets for storage, a desk or counter, then put up some shelves and make it into an office area. You could decorate in any style you choose.

  • LoriKindler LoriKindler on Feb 12, 2016
    These are all good ideas - In your home, what are you missing? A private space? Crafting? Library? Office? Treasuredchaos' idea is terrific to separate the room and if you need the light from it, use one of those open ended shelving unit things.

  • Betsy Betsy on Feb 12, 2016
    You have great ideas above, however, you could make it multi-functional...some space for office, and blend the rest between your kitchen and living areas. You can't go wrong with extra seating and occasional tables.