Hi, in our business it is always tough to figure out what the next buyer / owner will like, you paint a room gray or yellow and the new owners will paint it blue, you do blue they want it red... But
looking at your pale almond walls and burgundy shares..... Here is my thought:
what is the flooring type and color of the room or rooms next to the dining room, it should be a pleasant connect..... Also the size of the dining room should tell you what color you want to put.
In general a lighter floor will brighten up the place, a darker floor though may look richer, warmer.....
I always suggest to my clients to pick an opposing color if you cannot match the same hardwood color of the adjoining room. And looking at burgundy drapes and light almond walls, a nice darker cherry
hardwood must look very nice!
If you are redoing the floor, for yourself or for selling purposes? Depending on how the rest of the homes floors are, if there is hardwood flooring in bedrooms and the living room then stick to the
real thing good hardwood flooring....
Hope this helps a little.
And remember if you pick a certain hardwood flooring, it can be sanded and stained into a different color if the new owners do not like the one you pick.
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