Nothing calls for weekend relaxation and Insta-perfect morning routines quite like a perfectly styled breakfast nook. Fortunately, by definition, a breakfast *nook* doesn’t require a lot of space. You just need a corner big enough for a little table, a couple of chairs and a few colorful pieces of tableware. Introduce bold artwork, plenty of plants and a few playful accents like throw pillows to create the ultimate spot for enjoying everything the kitchen has to offer, from early morning pancake breakfasts to late night glasses of wine. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to get the most trendy + cozy breakfast nook when you don’t have the luxury of a big dining space. Scroll on to see how we’d style a tiny breakfast nook for the boho-chic space, the minimalist abode and the preppy home.
HOW TO DECORATE A BOHO-CHIC BREAKFAST NOOK
The rustic touches in this cozy home make you feel like you’re in another time and place. A breakfast nook doesn’t have to be an actual nook. Any corner or window area can be cozied up with a small table and copper chairs. Bring in even more texture with a rattan light pendant, polka dot rug and embroidered throw pillows. Fill up the rest of the space with things that bring a burst of color, like plants, a dream catcher or iridescent drinking glasses.
Lulu & Georgia Trina Turk Cypress Embroidered Pillow ($153+), IKEA SINNERLIG Pendant Lamp ($60), Leif Moonbeam Dreamcatcher ($58), IKEA FLONG Rug ($10), Oliver Bonas Peak Mirrored Base Terrarium ($43), CB2 Cove Hanging Planter ($17), Dot & Bo Snow-Capped Dining Table ($586), Leif Color Trim Linen Napkin Set ($28), Dot & Bo Elemental Dining Chair ($298), Layla Grace Rosanna Chez Elle Lustre Shot Glass Set ($21)
HOW TO DECORATE A MINIMALIST BREAKFAST NOOK
This minimalist design is a little bit Scandinavian-inspired, with its combination of white, wood and metallics. Since summer is just around the corner, bring on the tropical vibes: A toucan pillow, bright yellow chairs and a bold green vase really make this breakfast nook pop! Make sure your dining nook is well-lit with a cool geometric pendant light and set a gold tray on the table to keep your plants and salt + pepper shakers neatly corralled.
Minted Palm Study #3 by Cindy Lackey ($22+), CB2 Geometric Brass Pendant Light ($80), H&M Printed-Motif Cushion Cover ($13), Leif Herringbone Ceramic Planter ($45), H&M Metal Tray ($18), LexMod Lippa Fiberglass Table ($489), Threshold Izon Flatware Set ($20), Leif Bottle Grinder Spice Mill Set ($65), Dot & Bo Spaceship Chair ($139), H&M Large Glass Vase ($25), Leif Palm Leaf Print Napkin Set ($30)
HOW TO DECORATE A PREPPY BREAKFAST NOOK
Part salon, part lounge and part breakfast nook, a mini dining space is a great three-rooms-in-one setup for small spaces. Inject some color into your morning routine with hot pink chairs, orange bubble glasses and plenty of graphic wall art. Fill a copper fruit bowl with all your favorite treats and get ready to make a batch of sangria in a black and white polka dot pitcher.
Oliver Bonas Mati Stripe Pom Pom Cushion ($41), Dot & Bo Canterbury Pendant Light ($246), Britt Bass Pink Polka Dots Print ($40+), Dot & Bo Galvanized Steel Chairs ($490, set of two), Kate Spade Dot Pitcher ($30), Salem Round Pedestal Dining Table ($230), H&M Cotton Cushion Cover ($6), H&M Metal Bowl ($13), Zara Home Little Balloons Tumbler ($6), IKEA TRILLING Poster ($9, set of three)
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