The dining room isn’t where we spend most of our time, so it doesn’t make sense to blow your budget on the often just-for-show space—especially when other rooms like kitchens and baths can be so costly. That said, you still want your dining area to look like it cost a fortune. Thankfully, there are a few visual tricks that can give the space that high-end, we-dipped-into-the-kids-college-fund feel.
Scroll below to learn how to make your dining room more expensive.
Artspace "Leaving/Return," 2010, by Don Cooper ($100 and up)