I’m back from a break to show off some small changes to our “breakfast nook.” The original part of our house was built in 1958 and at that time this little area right off of the kitchen was the only dedicated dining space in the house. Since some add-ons were made in the 70’s, there (thankfully) is now plenty of room in the house for a proper dining room table. So, now we have a breakfast nook to play with. First, let’s take a look at what the space looked like when Darrin first got the keys to the house.
So, before we look at what changes have happened to this small area. Here’s a reminder of what things look like on the opposite side of the kitchen. We went with some bold blues and greens. This was the first room we painted and we were tired of dull and dingy and needed something bright. We got it.
And now for the transformation on the other side.
While we are certainly pleased with the progress of this space. It is not over. Still to do:
- Find a permanent light fixture (the current shade was
stolenborrowed from Darrin’s night stand)
- Buy canister trash and recycling cans to replace our current eyesores.
- Buy or build side board to place on blank wall and use for storage (the only place in the house we’re lacking storage, really).
- Hang artwork on blank wall. Right now, I’m leaning towards something with the following concept (without the words):