We all spend a lot of time at the dining room table, enjoying one of our favorite activities – eating! Homemakers often find themselves with an irresistible urge to keep this important family gathering space as attractive, appealing and comfortable. While our furnishings are of a more permanent nature, decorating touches, such as dining room wallpaper, paint, trim and artwork are more fleeting in their appeal. The color red was traditionally thought to stimulate appetite which is why it was the color of choice in many formal dining room settings. Dining rooms were formally decorated, usually in heavy flock wallpaper at the time when coal fires were the norm and ladies and gentlemen dressed for dinner. An elegantly decorated dining room can last you for years. Dining rooms are no longer just used for a big thanksgiving dinner, but used all year round. In this economy more and more people are entertaining at home. They are eating in and inviting family and friends over for dinner. Dining rooms are your primary area to entertain and can add to the festivity of an occasion by being decorated to the max. When you are not entertaining, the dining room can still have a personality of its own by focusing on the structural pieces of the room and wall decor. To decorate your dining room for parties, one should set the table with gusto. Using fabrics to add color to the dining area through table clothes, napkins, table runners, and seat covers is another way to make your table bright and cheery. Bringing in live ornamentals like flowers or fruits and vegetables, as centerpieces are sure to enchant your guests. Wallpaper is very fashionable at the moment and it is especially nice in the dining room. Why? Well, wallpaper adds a warmth through its design and texture, it helps to make a room feel cosy, lived in, more luxurious and creates the perfect ambeince for lingering over a meal, having an extra long chat over coffee after your meal, for creating the room that you want to spend time in. Most little girls love horses and dream to own one at some stage in life. Did you know that you can bring a horse bedroom decorating theme straight to your daughter’s room that she can enjoy for years to come both quickly and inexpensively? Use some of the five creative ideas outlined in this article to help you complete the project with ease.