08/20/2013 03:12 pm ET Updated Oct 20, 2013

Are Dining Rooms Dead? 5 Better Ways To Use That Space

West Elm

How many times did your family use your dining room last year? If you can count the meals at the table on one hand, then you may want to consider repurposing that room. It can be hard to let go of the dining-room dream, but let's be realistic. A room that only gets used during holidays isn't worth keeping.

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