Playful Breakfast Nook A window-filled alcove functions like a dining room with a casual table, two slipcovered end chairs, and a pillow-topped banquette. The built-in bench and wall of windows make this small space seem much larger. Two vintage light fixtures hung with nautical rope instead of standard chains illuminate the space in this beach house.
Under window- move wine rack- Create Cubbies in a Bench : Make a shoe cubby and bench in one piece with a tall storage unit turned on its side and attached to a set of locking casters. Stitch up a pretty cushion and add some patterned pillows for comfort and visual appeal. Hang hooks on the wall above to hold jackets, hats, and bags. :: love this.
Set into an alcove, this daybed piled high with patterned pillows serves as both a sofa and sleeping nook. The deep bench raises the sofa to comfortably reach the window, which is charmingly off-center. Reds and bottle greens pop against the walls, and gauzy drapes provide privacy while still allowing light to pour into the space.
Dainty Breakfast Nook; Banquette seating doesn't need to be abundant to be useful. This small wraparound bench tucks snugly into an unused corner of this bright cottage kitchen. Soft seat cushions and throw pillows add comfort so the banquette can easily be converted into a cozy window seat outside of meal times.