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living dining combo or just dining?

marisa ali's picture
marisa ali

My living and dining room is 20 feet long.  It is one big room.  I am debating whether or not to make it a full dining room.  My table will be is 6.5 feet inches long with no leaf and with an 18 inch leaf it will be 8 feet in length. My question is.... should I center the dining table in the middle of the room at 6.5 feet  or 8 feet with 6 chairs.  Should I purchase 2 more chairs if I insert the leaf?  Or will it be alright with just six?Should I put 2 chairs on the side for a small seating area?.......The other option would be to push the dining area as much as possible to one side and split the room and then create a living room area.   Please share your opinion.  Is 20 feet enough for 2 rooms???

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Jay Mari's picture
Jay Mari

The idea of that piture is just perfect for your concern marisa and if am you i will take this advice....

dytecture's picture

Hi marisa ali, 20 feet long for living / dining room combo is tight in today's standard, but certianly possible.  I don't recommend purchasing additional dining chairs to take up more space, but rather you could consider a bench seating the can served double function towards the living and dining room depending on your needs. ImageImage

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