3 Decorating Ideas to Take Your Breakfast Nook from Winter to Spring
After a long season of hygge vibes and bottomless hot coffee, it’s time to breathe fresh life into your breakfast nook with a trendy 2017 color palette, bold patterns, and playful accessories. Start off by incorporating a little plant life and new artwork, then amp up your seating game to create the ultimate spot for enjoying everything the kitchen has to offer. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to get the most out of your breakfast nook all season long. Scroll on to see how we’d style it for the boho-chic space, the minimalist abode, and the preppy home.
Bring life into your space with a natural color palette of green and neutrals. Boho lovers are *all* about that texture, so add interesting elements like a tassel light pendant, a rattan rug, and a quirky wicker mirror. Fill up the rest of the space with chic gold seating, a tray full of vintage-looking glassware, and a potted plant, obvi.
H&M Leaf-Patterned Cushion Cover ($13), Justina Blakeney Fela Tassel Chandelier ($194), Justina Blakeney Ida Mirror ($104), Z Gallerie Aloe and Succulent Geo Pot ($100), Rosanna “La Cite” Pitcher ($68), H&M Glass ($6), H&M Metal Tray With Rim ($25), Surya Sundaze Ryg ($592), CB2 Midas Gold Dining Chair ($299), Lulu & Georgia Riker Dining Table ($1245)
how to decorate a minimalist breakfast nook
With warmer weather just around the corner, it’s time to give the traditional monochrome look a fresh take with trendy tribal patterns, luxe metallic accessories, and speckled dishware. Bring the outdoors inside with a potted plant in the middle of your table or with a black geometric vase full of fresh blooms. A round mirror will bring light into a darker breakfast nook, while a flokati rug will keep your toes nice and warm while you sip on your morning coffee.
Tom Dixon Brew Cafetiere ($185), H&M Hand-Painted Stoneware Cup ($10), Zuo Modern Forecast Ceiling Lamp Gold ($418), Lulu & Georgia Gretchen Mirror ($409), Nate Berkus Patterned Ceramic Bowl ($20), The Land of Nod Flokati Round Rug ($229), Allstate Cactus Decoration ($13), H&M Metal Wire Basket ($18), Nate Berkus Diamond Dot Stool ($70), Menu Folded Vase ($130), LexMod Lippa 36-Inch Marble Dining Table ($1424)
HOW TO DECORATE A PREPPY BREAKFAST NOOK
Who says your breakfast nook can’t have a cheery theme? Satisfy that sweet tooth with a donut rug and a quirky donut art print, then bring in the metallics with a gold pendant light and a gold coffee maker. Finish off the playful vibe with hot pink lucite chairs, a T-Rex planter, and a set of neon-dipped wood bowls for your fave cereal.
Castaway Cover Decor Black and White Pillow Covers ($20+, set of two), Plaid Pigeon T-Rex Faux Planter ($34), Arteriors Camden Pendant ($1920+), Society 6 Donut Cactus in Bloom by Picturing Juj Art Print ($20+), Willful Goods Snack Bowl Trio ($99), Kate Spade New York Charlotte Street Tablecloth ($45), H&M Porcelain Mugs ($18, set of two), Bodum Chambord French Press Coffee Maker ($39), Walk on Me Happy As Larry Doughnut Felt Ball Rug ($599), Modway Furniture Lippa Round Dining Table ($299+), Ghost Molded Acrylic Eiffel Base DSR Mid Century Modern Side Chair ($115)
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