Small Kitchen Nook

Small Kitchen Nook

A cozy breakfast nook is proof that when it comes to smart design, bigger isn’t always better. These charming kitchen niches are usually only large enough to fit a small table or bistro set. And yet, they can actually help you maximize space by turning an awkward alcove or corner into an intimate setting perfect for sharing a casual meal. Plus, there’s just something so endearing about the thought of having a cup of coffee in a quiet area tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the kitchen. Don’t have a built-in breakfast nook? Try making one yourself by adding a small table to a sunny corner that doesn’t get a lot of use. For extra seating, trade in traditional kitchen chairs for a cushioned bench or love seat. Just remember to keep things simple. It doesn’t take much to make a breakfast nook feel warm and inviting — a touch of color and plenty of natural light ought to do the trick. Need more inspiration? We’ve rounded up 16 breakfast nooks that are both comfortable and efficient. Just take a look through our slideshow for ideas on how you can create a snug little niche of your own. And, be sure to add any suggestions in the comments below. Breakfast Nooks That Are Comfortable & Efficient Breakfast Nooks That Are Comfortable & Efficient Breakfast Nooks That Are Comfortable & Efficient 1 of 17 We love how much natural light pours into this sunny breakfast nook. A cozy couch pushed against the window adds extra seating that’s more comfortable than a wooden chair or bench, while a bright vase of flowers instantly makes the table look more cheerful. Flickr photo by thekitchendesigner.org Share this slide:
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Small Kitchen Nook

BHG.com Kitchens Eat-In Kitchens Breakfast Nook Ideas Large or small, breakfast nooks are a perfect way to make the most of extra space in or near your kitchen. Get breakfast nook design ideas, see how to add a breakfast nook with storage, and how to tuck a breakfast nook just about anywhere. Pin Oops, we’re sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later. Print Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email
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Small Kitchen Nook

Breakfast Nook Ideas Large or small, breakfast nooks are a perfect way to make the most of extra space in or near your kitchen. Get breakfast nook design ideas, see how to add a breakfast nook with storage, and how to tuck a breakfast nook just about anywhere.
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Large or small, breakfast nooks are a perfect way to make the most of extra space in or near your kitchen. Get breakfast nook design ideas, see how to add a breakfast nook with storage, and how to tuck a breakfast nook just about anywhere.
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Minimal window coverings keep this breakfast nook bright and sunny. Soft yellow cushions, pillows, and painted chairs add to the room’s happy feel. The L-shape breakfast nook design makes the most of this kitchen’s nook and creates many extra places to sit.
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Let Light In Minimal window coverings keep this breakfast nook bright and sunny. Soft yellow cushions, pillows, and painted chairs add to the room’s happy feel. The L-shape breakfast nook design makes the most of this kitchen’s nook and creates many extra places to sit. Space-Savvy Breakfast Banquettes
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Mismatched Moment In this cottage breakfast nook, mismatched chairs and a table are unified with a coat of white paint and slipcovers sewn from dropcloths. The bench is a repurposed bifold door, painted in a crisp blue. Accessories complete this kitchen’s cozy breakfast nook. Create a Cottage-Style Breakfast Nook
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Bay Window Banquette Bay windows are a perfect spot for a breakfast nook, especially when the space sports curved walls like this cottage nook. A built-in bench hugs the curves of the window to provide extra seating. In an oversize breakfast nook like this one, consider a table with leaves, which gives you the flexibility to adjust your dining accommodations based on your seating needs. Wow-Worthy White Kitchen Designs
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Bay windows are a perfect spot for a breakfast nook, especially when the space sports curved walls like this cottage nook. A built-in bench hugs the curves of the window to provide extra seating. In an oversize breakfast nook like this one, consider a table with leaves, which gives you the flexibility to adjust your dining accommodations based on your seating needs.
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Comfy Niche Like many others, this breakfast nook takes advantage of windows that provide natural light and great views. Low, comfortable benches keep the breakfast nook casual and comfortable. 15 Ways to Customize a Breakfast Nook
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A Repurposed Nook A breakfast nook provides an easy opportunity to recycle and reuse. Repaint a table from your basement, add some extra throw pillows from a guest bedroom, and you’ve got the key elements of a new breakfast nook. Beautiful Banquette Designs
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The all-wood design for this small kitchen nook makes it feel much bigger than it is. Placed next to a large picture window overlooking the natural environment outside, the floating table and benches are reminiscent of an old fashioned train car. The small step up into the nook gives the area a feeling of privacy, even though it’s open to the rest of the home. The built-in shelf with the recessed light is perfect for displaying artwork, as they’ve done here, or could be used for something like a fish tank of brightly colored fish, which could seem like moveable art.
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Sliver of Space At the end of this kitchen, a tiny banquette and a few chairs are tucked under the window. This sliver of space allows dining for at least four people, which the kitchen lacked before this custom bench was added. Plus, the breakfast nook opens up to provide additional storage to the small space. Add Storage to Your Breakfast Nook
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In-Kitchen Breakfast Nooks To unite your kitchen with an adjacent dining nook, use similar decor elements in both spaces, but also consider treatments to make each space unique. Here, the blue from the island is repeated on the cushions on the breakfast nook bench, and the dining chairs are the same style as the barstools. The beaded board of this dining area runs up the wall, distinguishing the area from the rest of the kitchen.
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To unite your kitchen with an adjacent dining nook, use similar decor elements in both spaces, but also consider treatments to make each space unique. Here, the blue from the island is repeated on the cushions on the breakfast nook bench, and the dining chairs are the same style as the barstools. The beaded board of this dining area runs up the wall, distinguishing the area from the rest of the kitchen.
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A long bench and table is the right fit when you want breakfast nook furniture that will seat more people in a small space. This custom-made table by Francis D’Haene calls surfboards in mind, but the intricate chandelier reminds you that the home décor isn’t something that was just hobbled together by some beach bum. Framed black and white photographs will add a touch of class to any space, but the “Prankster” print is a unique twist on this. Consider this design if you have a long, thin space you’d like to use for your nook.
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In this cottage breakfast nook, mismatched chairs and a table are unified with a coat of white paint and slipcovers sewn from dropcloths. The bench is a repurposed bifold door, painted in a crisp blue. Accessories complete this kitchen’s cozy breakfast nook.
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A sleek white table, a dainty chandelier, and pretty fabrics transform a narrow breakfast nook into an intimate gathering spot. The beaded board on the wall of this breakfast nook links it to the adjacent kitchen. A strategically placed mirror opens up the dining area and gives the impression that the space is bigger than it is.
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Attention to detail allows a breakfast nook to fuse seamlessly with the design of the rest of the kitchen and the home. Subtle elements in this breakfast nook, such as the lantern light fixture and the bowlike bench design, connect with the home’s maritime theme.
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Sleek and Chic A sleek white table, a dainty chandelier, and pretty fabrics transform a narrow breakfast nook into an intimate gathering spot. The beaded board on the wall of this breakfast nook links it to the adjacent kitchen. A strategically placed mirror opens up the dining area and gives the impression that the space is bigger than it is. Our Favorite Eat-In Kitchens
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Nautical Niche Attention to detail allows a breakfast nook to fuse seamlessly with the design of the rest of the kitchen and the home. Subtle elements in this breakfast nook, such as the lantern light fixture and the bowlike bench design, connect with the home’s maritime theme.
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When your breakfast nook is located right in the kitchen, you know it’s going to get a lot of use. This sturdy breakfast nook table won’t wobble, and the color ties in nicely with the overhanging lamp and the iron design in the windows. The brown chairs are comfortable and it goes to show that you don’t necessarily need your table and chairs to be a matching set for it to look great. Complete this look with pillows that incorporate colors from the table and the centerpiece.

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