The breakfast nook is making a comeback! This charming little dining area adjacent to the kitchen has always been one of my favorite features in a home. I love how a breakfast nook invites casual family meals and coffee catch-ups with its cozy, niche-like feel. As more homeowners embrace open floor plans that blur the lines between rooms, the defined yet connected space of a breakfast nook offers an appealing alternative for a dedicated dining zone.
In this blog post, I’m excited to share some inspiring images and ideas to help you design a fabulous modern breakfast nook. More contemporary, sleek interpretations of these intimate spaces are cropping up to fit with evolving aesthetics. Though the vibe is more streamlined, a thoughtfully designed modern nook still exudes the same warm and welcoming atmosphere. Elements like banquettes, custom benches, and mixed dining sets speak to what’s trending.
I’ll also provide tips on selecting materials, lighting, colors, and accessories to make your breakfast nook on point. Let’s get started!