By Bi5MiLl4hRunamuckfestival. Dinettes and Breakfast Nooks. At Monday, November 12th 2018, 05:55:23 AM.
Lighting is important in a nook area. Some nook areas look like an old pantry tucked away is a tiny room just off the kitchen, while others are open to the kitchen. In the tiny rooms, consider light, airy colors, track lighting or an antique chandelier. Also think about adding personal artwork to the space. If it is eastern facing, all the better to catch the morning sunlight, but the added electrical lighting will be nice on the gray and gloomy days. Consider other times of the day this space may be used. Homework time so the kids have a dedicated space to work in while being in close reach of a study-break snack, a reading area away from televisions, a place to draw or color, etc., then pick the appropriate lighting for those other needs.
Due to their inherent functionality, dinette sets are available for all sorts of meal services. They are designed and are utilized for simple or quick breakfast service, or they can be more elaborate to accommodate large dinner parties and formal dining. The more popular styles of dinette set include contemporary designs that are fashioned from wood or steel. Wood also contributes to a country style and feeling. Retro styles and the 1950's are making a comeback as well, so dinette sets can be found in stainless steel or chrome models and are gaining popularity. They can also feature glass tabletops, either frosted, etched, or regular style glass. If space is limited, a dinette set can be found to accommodate; benches and side tables are often the choice to fill any small breakfast nook or kitchen corner in these sorts of space situations.
If you are interested in being able to seat more people around your table and you do not have the kitchen nook space requirements to add more chairs, then you might consider bench seating. Free standing breakfast nook benches are similar to chairs in that they typically have four legs at the corners with perhaps a support leg or two in the center of a long bench. However, bench seats can accommodate more people than number of chairs they replace. Generally, you can fit one and a half people on a bench for every chair you replace. Kitchen bench seating is a great way to increase your seating capacity without making the table larger or squeezing in chairs uncomfortably.