If you are the lucky owner of an eat-in kitchen, consider yourself blessed. A breakfast area is a perfect spot for family gatherings at the beginning and end of the day and is likely to become “the” place to be in a home – great for paying bills, doing homework, or just having a snack. In non-eat-in kitchens, most of this activity tends to clutter up kitchen counters and/or islands that are necessary for kitchen work, so while your table may become the dumping grounds, at least your counters are left alone!
Take a look at these terrific dining areas within kitchens:
What a great way to break up a long stretch of counter – and to keep an eye on the kitchen table goings-on while you’re cooking!
If you prefer your nook removed yet integrated and easily accessible, a recessed breakfast room like this one is the perfect solution.
Nooks can also provide you with much-needed built-in storage. Stash table linens and decorations or less frequently used kitchen gadgets under the benches.
Don’t want to splurge on or dedicate space to built-ins? Use a small corner and the furniture of your choice and bam! Instant breakfast nook, changeable according to your whims.
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