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andrew84
« on: December 04, 2011 09:29:00 AM »

Hello friends,

I recently made some changes to my living/dinning room and now I have an empty corner and I don't know what to do with it.
I'm uploading some photos and I'd appreciate if you could help-me with ideas! Thank you!

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« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2011 05:18:26 AM »

If I were  you, I would try not to put anything into that corner.  But I would consider a big green house plant in the corner, or art on the walls to fill the space..
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2011 08:32:47 AM »

You must have been reading my mind because I was thinking plant also.  A lovely full tall plant would bring a little color and liven up the area.
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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2012 05:42:50 AM »

You can also add pictures to your wall, you can add two green plants, with a small table in between where you can put maybe an aquarium.
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NathanielFletcher
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2012 07:37:13 AM »

A big ceramic vase is what I'd like to use that space for.
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AhuraFarouk
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2012 02:46:33 AM »

Make it green with tall plant ot big vase / antique sculpture or laughing Buddha or wall hangning
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« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2012 03:30:12 AM »

thare is much light there so put some green in it, a big plant will be great
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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2012 07:56:36 AM »

I would suggest you to plant some beautiful plants there preferably a creeping plant. If not then one leafy plant in a pot would also work. That would create a variation in that part of the room especially there is the dining table nearby.
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« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2012 09:46:09 PM »

I agree with all above posters, as corners are perfect places for plant. Get one or two plant on each corner. 
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« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2012 03:18:20 AM »

+1 for large potted plant! I think it would make a big difference if you have some leafy green in the room. A small coffee table may also work.
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« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2013 04:50:57 AM »

I also agree with all the posters that plants are the best option to cover corners but if you don't want to add plants then in my opinion you can also install shelves then you can decorate it and put anything as you want.
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« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2016 10:52:35 AM »

A dead corner can bring down a whole room; there's a ton of empty space there, just begging to be filled.

Some decoration on the walls--not necessarily pictures, something with irregular outline would be nice.  Since it's a dining room, maybe a collection of plates and platters.  Everything in your room is made up of square shapes, some curves would be great.

Nobody walks into corners, so they're a great place to hang decoration from the ceiling.  A pendant lamp would be good, or something arty.  I have a collection of glass-and-metal stars hanging in one corner of my living room.

A tall floor lamp works well in corners, too.  I have a torchiere with built-in shelves, so I can display stuff and have extra light.

an area rug under the table would help define that space as the dining room.  Mine is a polypropelene outdoor patio rug, so if something spills, it doesn't wreck the rug.  Worse come to worst, I can take it out and hose it off.  And they're cheap; my 9x7 rug cost less than $100.
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« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2016 11:20:15 AM »

I think you should put a standing lamp at that corner. However, I'm not sure that you have the powerpoint nearby.
This lamp can change the ambient of this space. In the daytime this lamp will be standing out with its shape while the night time it gives warm and cosy ambient for entire dining space.

The plant can be fill in as you want in the future. You can mix variety of plants in a pretty pot and sizes. Should be an interesting corner for you and your family to play and move thing around to make this corner wonderful.

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