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10 homely dining rooms ideal for Thanksgiving dinner

As families and friends get together across the US to celebrate Thanksgiving today, we've selected 10 dining rooms perfect for hosting the traditional feast. They include a candle-lit cabin, a retreat warmed with a wood-burning stove and a quirky chalet with a sloping table. Candles arranged on a suspended black shelf and a wood-burning stove offer dim lighting late into the evening for guests dining at this long wooden table, which occupies a cabin in the Scottish highlands. An old ambulance station was transformed to create this cosy English retreat with a large space for entertaining. Piles of logs and a double-sided wood burner set on a concrete plinth are placed between the dining area and a couch for relaxing. A rustic wooden table complements ornate ceiling and wall mouldings to create a formal dining area in this 19th-century house near Paris. Leftovers could be enjoyed more casually on a second marble-topped table that adjoins the kitchen. Black concrete floors and dark oak create a moody environment in this Norwegian holiday ski-cabin. Residents can spend the day escaping the snow in a kitchen and dining area that steps down to a lounge with a hanging fireplace. Hand-carved walnut forms the dining table for this home in Martha's Vineyard. It is accompanied by red-toned chairs with curved hand-rests, adding warmth to the bleached ash and plywood that lines the walls. From Dezeen: Read More