By Bi5MiLl4hRunamuckfestival. Dinettes and Breakfast Nooks. At Monday, November 12th 2018, 05:34:28 AM.
The breakfast nook is a room just off of the kitchen or a part of the kitchen where you place the kitchen table. This set of furniture is sometimes called the breakfast nook set. Dining furniture for the kitchen is often less formal than dining furniture for a dining room. As a result there are several different options when it comes to the kitchen nook seating arrangements. This article will discuss some of those options. Of course, most homeowners use a combination of more than one type of seating described here. The most obvious form of breakfast nook seating is chairs. Individual chairs are most commonly used in sets with a small kitchen table that sits two to four people. The smaller tables work better with chairs. The chairs for your kitchen table can be any style you can imagine. For small café style dining sets you might find iron rod chairs. For tall pub style tables, you might find tall stools. Alternatively, you might find traditional dining room furniture with carved wooden chairs with high backs.
The last type of seating for the kitchen I would like to discuss is corner breakfast nook benches. The corner nook set will have an L shaped bench that fits against two walls. Instead of separate bench seats like when they are free standing or on either side of a table like a booth, these bench seats are all connected into one large L shaped piece of furniture. Corner nook sets have one advantage over other types of breakfast nook seating and that is that they provide storage. Nooks with storage are nook sets with corner bench seats with storage compartments under the seat or in the high back of the bench. The storage area under the seat can be used for any number of things but most popularly for small appliances and linens. The storage shelf in the back of the bench seat is usually a cabinet with a spice rack or a cabinet for thin items like cookie sheets and cutting boards.
The breakfast nook is a room next to the kitchen meant for a dining table and chairs so that families have a convenient place to eat more informal meals. So what makes breakfast nook furniture different than dining room furniture? The truth is that there is not much difference. Some furniture stores do not have sections specifically for breakfast nook furniture; they just put all the tables and chairs in a category known as dining furniture. However, there are some conventions that many people use to classify a dining set as either kitchen furniture or dining room furniture. First, breakfast nook sets s are generally less ornate and are made of more common materials. Dining room sets will have ornately carved table legs and often come in dark woods like cherry. Breakfast nook sets have simple legs and designs and are more often made of woods like pine or even chrome and Formica. The general rule is that kitchen tables and chairs are less formal than the ones for the formal dining room.