A dining room can be a bit intimidating when you want to serve a simple meal. However, a breakfast nook can be the perfect addition for those times you want to have your family close for a meal or two. If you are lucky enough to already have a breakfast nook, it may be time for an upgrade. Here are a few breakfast nook upgrade ideas that will inspire you.
There is something beautiful, charming and even elegant about having a coastal appeal as part of your breakfast nook. Update the décor with rattan furniture pieces such as rattan chairs perfectly paired with navy and white pieces that come together for an easy coastal twist.
Bring on the Color
What better way to upgrade your breakfast nook, then to add bright daring hues. The brighter the colors the better. Pair with neutral pieces and/or wooden items that come together to allow the brighter shades to make the statement they are intended to make.
Let there be Light
Lighting is very important, especially in a smaller eating area. It will not only make the space appear larger, but it brings a unique sense of lighting when you are working with intricate light fixtures. Consider using chandeliers or scones or even a mixture of both. Pair with metallic hues to bring a unique touch.
Breakfast Nooks were a traditional aspect of country-inspired homes now they have become a staple for many. Change up your décor to a country chic twist for a cozy yet fun space. The key is using built-in seating with wooden aspects to bring you that classic country visual to life.
White and Blue
This traditional color combination is always a good idea. The main reason being the hues work well with numerous different colors and metallics. Add a bench, colorful pillows in different shades of blue and a few monochromatic pieces to bring all the décor together.
Bright white might seem a bit too stark for any room, but when you work in off-white hues there becomes a charming effect that is simple yet beautiful. Add a few warm touches to soften the white pieces that may already exist in the room.
Pops of Yellow
For that cheery color contrast, a bright shade of yellow is the perfect balance between having neutrals and added daring hues. Combine your pops of yellow with bold patterns that have yellow veining integrated with hues of white, black, gray or neutral.
Enjoy the View
If you are lucky enough to have a gorgeous view, you want to embrace it to the fullest by using soft hues and creating a décor that revolves around the view. Doing so will bring a balance that is natural while being luxurious and charming.
Bring on the Stripes
If you have yet to meet a striped design that you didn’t like, consider adding bold stripes to your breakfast nook with upholstered chairs. Add upholstered chairs gives you the liberty to select what colors and textures you use while still giving you the ability to change up the décor depending on the season.
Having a smaller space does not mean you can’t have the perfect breakfast nook, it means you have to get creative which is where a bar nook will come in handy. A cute small bar, nook is perfect for those quick meals and/or want a space saver that is also versatile. Add two chairs with a simple table for that bar nook feel.
Already have a breakfast nook but need an upgrade? If so the key is working in patterned floors. This trick will upgrade the space with little to work while still providing color and texture. Consider adding bold flooring and having it become the main staple of the area.
Breakfast nooks are ready for their closeup moment. Which of these is your personal favorite? Please let us know in the comments below.