Nothing says home sweet home better than a dining room with a little rustic style. From the weathered farmhouse tables to the inviting spindle back chairs, these 20 rustic dining rooms blend comfort and sophistication with ease.
In the kitchen of an upstate New York ranch home, a root table found at auction was fitted with a glass top, the chairs are covered in a vintage Larsen fabric, the ceiling incorporates beams from a 19th-century Pennsylvania barn and the lights are by . The cabinetry and countertops are by , the refrigerator is by , the oven is by , the sink fittings are by , the flooring is Cuban cement tile and the walls are painted in
At an Alpine getaway in St. Moritz, the kitchen ceiling and walls are covered in 18th-century Portuguese tiles, the 19th-century French table is surrounded by English chairs of the same era, and the light fixture is 19th-century French.
Climbing begonias shade the “jungle terrace” of an outdoor dining space in this Uruguayan home; the dining table was designed by the owner, the chairs are from a flea market in the south of France and the lantern came from a market near Florence.
In an estate in Florence, the dining chairs are early-19th-century Tuscan, the pendant lights are a custom design and the 17th- and 18th-century engravings are views of Rome.
The 18-foot antique oak refectory table in this New York farmhouse came out of a Colombian monastery. “The wood has knots and holes that go all the way through, and the base is made of Spanish trestles from the 1600s,” Collins says. “It’s so crazy and fabulous.” The oak-framed chairs are upholstered in an linen-cotton, and the table is set with custom linens, handmade ceramic plates from Florence, and striped glassware by , and topped with vintage American ceramic lemon sculptures.
A Hamptons summer house masters beachy decor and elegant design all in one. In the dining room, the 19th-century French table, 18th-century Swedish chairs, and English breakfront are from Bloom; the chandelier by is from , and the artwork in the pantry beyond is by .
A Long Island beach house makes for a fresh bachelor pad, with design by New York architect . The dining porch contains a table by , chairs by , and a teak sideboard from ; the banquette is covered in a fabric, and the ceiling fan is by .
Amanda Seyfried's home in the Catskills is filled with handcrafted furnishings. The dining table in the main house is from , the side chairs are by , and the side table is antique; the sconce is from , the pendant lights are from , the artwork is vintage, and the walls are painted in .
A 19th-century farmhouse on Long Island becomes a modern-day family home, with design by . The dining room’s chairs are covered in and fabrics, the 18th-century pendant light is French, the curtains are of a fabric by and the trim is painted in .
Inside a socialite's Paris apartment, you'll find a lovely mix of architectural gems. The kitchen chairs are 17th-century French, the chandelier is , and the backsplash is lined in 18th-century Portuguese tile; the fireplace is original to the apartment, the custom French oak boiseries and cabinets are in the style of the 18th century and the flooring is antique oak.
There's no denying the charm of this minimalist Swedish cottage. At the opposite end of the great room, the kitchen and dining area features a removable staircase and a 19th-century Swedish table; the cabinets, sink, fittings, counter, and vent hood are by , the cafe chairs are from the 1940s, the gray cabinet is antique, and the rug is from .
For one couple, their cozy guesthouse in the Montana mountains serves as the ultimate winter getaway, with design by . In the dining area, the table, stool, ceiling light, and chairs are by ; the flooring is reclaimed oak.
Fashion consultant Michael Carey gave this 19th-century Federal home in the Catskills quite the update. In the garden pavilion, a vintage garden table from is surrounded by dining chairs by , which also made the pendant light; the tropical-root table is from , and the rug is from .
Inside a real estate executive's 1870s carriage house in Bedford, New York, the dining room table is Swedish, and the vintage Liberty chairs are upholstered in assorted Liberty printed cottons.
It's hard to believe this serene family home in Northern California–deigned by used to be an abandoned summer camp. The kitchen table and chairs are by , the bench is from , and the wallpaper is by .
From the earth tones to the animal motifs, porcelain designer Marie Daâge’s home masters the best of French country style. Vintage Louis XV–style chairs surround the table in the dining room; the paneling was painted to match one of the colors in Daâge’s porcelain line, and the bird illustrations were taken from books by the naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon.
On a young family's horse farm outside of Philadelphia, designer adds a sophisticated touch to rustic style. In the dining area, the circa-1800 table is American, the chairs are from the , and the rug is by .
Fine antiques shine inside equestrians Fernanda Kellogg and Kirk Henckels' Aiken, South Carolina dream house and stable. In the dining room, the Directoire table is a family heirloom, the chairs are , the painting is by Abelardo Favela, and the wall is paneled in pine planks.
A couple's dream home in East Hampton gets a Grey Gardens-inspired update, courtesy of designer . The kitchen chairs are by , the pot rack is by , the vintage tole chandelier is from , and the floors are oak.
An antique English refectory table sits in the dining area of an artist and ceramist's home in Amagansett, formerly a barn; the fronts and seats of the French chairs are upholstered in a linen, and the porcelain candleholders are by .
In the breakfast room of antiques dealer 's Charleston apartment, the English dining table and American chairs are 19th century, the 1880 farm cupboard is from Missouri, and the pendant light is from ; the rugs were found at flea markets and estate sales, the pine flooring is original, and the walls are painted in .
Simple and breezy, Milan designers couldn't have picked a more picture-perfect setting for their vacation home than the Greek island of Folegandros. The kitchen table is by , the 1950s chairs are from an Athens flea market, the pendant light is by THPG, and the wall lamps are by .
This once-abandoned farmhouse on Sweden's Bjare Peninsula now mixes the best of both rustic and Scandinavian design. A chandelier by Jonas Bohlin for Örsjö Belysning hangs above a custom-made table in the kitchen; the chairs are by , and the rug is sisal.
For a Silicon Valley family's Tahoe retreat, architect Cynthia Wang and designer went for a new take on the country cabin. A marble-topped dining table and teak benches by sit on the covered terrace; the side chair by is upholstered in a fabric, the ceiling is clad in western red cedar, and the floor tiles are sandstone.
It doesn't get much more cozy than this home in the Connecticut countryside, updated by former model Anne Bannert. The kitchen holds a pair of 1930s chairs, a hand-planed pine table made in Connecticut, and a pine hutch rescued from a nearby barn; the floor tiles and shades are from , and the original pine paneling is painted in .
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