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Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Dining-Room Décor You Can Buy on Amazon

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The dining room is always a space for eating, but sometimes that might mean breaking bread with friends at a home-cooked dinner party, and other days it might just mean slurping down a bowl of cereal on your way to work. Here, we’ve rounded up the best dining-room décor on Amazon for your various eating and entertainment needs — all of which is guaranteed to be cheap-but-expensive-looking. We’ve tackled everything from bowls for serving and dishes for day-to-day use, to various centerpieces, and even the dining-room table.

Mosser Jadeite Pitcher

This jadeite water pitcher is very 1950s TV family, but in a chic way.

Winco 12-Piece Dots Dinner Fork Set

This Winco flatware from Amazon is a dupe for one writer’s parent’s Christofle stainless-steel set — down to the beaded details.

DII Everyday French Stripe Kitchen Tablecloth

This tablecloth looks like something Nancy Meyers might have prop-styled for the It’s Complicated dining room.

Marmeda White Rectangular Ceramic Planter with Potted Artificial Succulents

The ultimate evergreen centerpiece in these succulent-obsessed times: a row of faux succulents planted in a minimalist ceramic planter.

Thomas Paul Sealife Salad Plates

A set of maritime themed salad plates from Thomas Paul.

Enamelware Large Salad / Serving Bowl — Gray Marble

It’s no secret around these parts that we love us some enamelware. This bowl is great for holding, say, a salad or a side of Brussels sprouts.

Crow Canyon Home Enamelware Tumblers

And pick up some matching tumblers while you’re at it.

Romaine Lettuce Plate

Serve your deviled eggs on this lettuceware tray. (Lettuceware, you ask? Yes, it’s a thing.)

Tansu Aranami Blue Wave Serving Bowl

This blue-wave-designed bowl is a lovely option if you’re in need of a serving bowl instead.

Food & Wine For Gorham Modern Farmhouse 16 Piece Dinnerware Set

A 16-piece stoneware dinnerware set from the Food & Wine for Gorham collection.

Gibson Home Rockaway 12 Piece Dinnerware Set, Teal Matte

Or a 12-piece matte teal stoneware dinnerware set if you’re looking to channel the look of some basic-but-cool ceramic dishes.

Bluecorn Beeswax 100% Pure Beeswax Tapers

These beeswax candles have a delicate, sweet scent that’s a bit more subtle than a truly scented candle (and a bit less jarring to light while you eat).

Metal Accent 3-Candle Holder Centerpiece

For those tapered candles, here’s a minimalist metal centerpiece.

Bormioli Rocco 12 Oz. Bodega Tumbler Medium Glasses

If you’re in the market for more traditional glasses, try these stemless tumblers from Bormioli Rocco, which are beloved by Strategist editors and interior designers alike.

Midwest Exporters White Marble Octagonal Stone Coasters

A set of white Carrara-marble coasters that would make a great hostess gift, incidentally.

Creative Co-Op Decorative White Bisque Octopus

An unglazed porcelain octopus that can be a decorative centerpiece or, more practically, a weight for your dinner napkins.

Italian Alabaster Stone Peach

Unlike the peaches, cherries, and plums you can buy from your supermarket, this stone fruit will never go bad.

Enamel Vented Bowl

Display your fruit (faux or genuine), or serve bread, in this blue-rimmed enamel bowl that is known for keeping produce fresh.

Now House by Jonathan Adler Tall Cloud Vase

If you’d rather display flowers, pick from one of the many cheap-but-expensive-looking vases, like these pastel ones that come in various colors and sizes.

LA Linen 18 by 18-Inch Napkins

Here’s an idea: Get these gingham napkins in a bunch of different colors, and mix and match them at your next dinner party. (Just note that the price changes depending on what color you get.)

Caldo Linen Dinner Napkins

Or if you’re always in a linen-obsessed frame of mind, opt for these dinner napkins from Caldo. (They come in a range of seven colors, including white, mustard, and coral.)

Lipper International Cherry Finished Wavy Rim Salad Bowls

In the world of salad bowls, there is little that is classier than a tried-and-true wooden bowl (like the one your parents got as a wedding gift in the ’70s).

6 Inch Porcelain Bowl Set

Serve dessert in these multicolored ceramic bowls, and then eat your cereal in them the following morning.

Yamazaki Home Tosca 3-Tier Cake Stand

Whether you’re serving bagels, muffins, or brownies, they’ll look great atop this two-tier cake stand from Yamazaki Home.

Grace Wood Salt and Pepper Grinder Set

A salt-and-pepper grinder that is designy, but not too designy.

Sagaform Oval Oak Salt and Pepper Set

A salt-and-pepper shaker (not a grinder) created by Swedish furniture, interior, and product designer Anton Björsing.

BOKT Mid-Century-Modern Gold Two-Light Chandelier With White Frosted-Glass Globes

Add over-the-table light and décor with this minimalist gold chandelier, that’s a dupe of some designer-recommended frosted-globe fixtures.

Need Computer Desk

Most of the relatively inexpensive dining-room tables on Amazon were crummy-looking. However, this writing desk we found is handsome, and could definitely work in the dining room. (And would look great with the chairs below.)

Sandra Grey Fabric with Oak Finish Mid Century Modern Dining Chairs

You’ll have slightly better luck finding cheap-but-expensive-looking dining-room chairs on Amazon, like this Scandinavian-style pair.

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Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Dining-Room Décor on Amazon