Breakfast Room Banquette Ideas

Banquettes offer terrific space-saving benefits for small homes, nooks of space, or cramped corners.

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  • Blue Magic

    Blue and gray make a fetching pair in this intimate banquette. Muted blue cushions and a mix of textures freshen the otherwise-ordinary space.

  • Informal Seating

    Relaxing the color scheme in a banquette signals a break from the formality of the dining room. Here, a neutral palette complements fresh greenery and modern wall art.

  • Custom-Fit Banquette

    Banquettes are an especially attractive option for informal dining. They conserve space without sacrificing comfort and link busy kitchens with a place to sit and eat, read, or do homework. This dining space features a banquette with cottage-style rattan chairs.

  • Patterned Wallpaper

    There's nothing shy about the color scheme in this corner dining space. A busy wallpaper pattern and statement wall art command attention, while a simple metal table and chairs add function. Piles of pillows keep the space cozy.

  • Color Injection

    Rich reds and yellows enhance the wood prevalent in this dining space. The table is placed lengthwise against the banquette for the most seating room.

  • Quick Maneuver

    Place a table near a window seat for a banquette with instant style points. Light filters through beachy window treatments, adding a literal ray of sunshine to your morning routine.

  • Pillow Keeper

    If you don't need a banquette every day, think of it as another place to add color, texture, and pretty fabrics. A pile of pillows does the trick here.

  • Serene Elegance

    Swanky velvet upholstery adds class while a pendant light adds a touch of modern charm. Lush pillows and softly filtered sunshine make this breakfast nook a serene escape any time of day.

  • Kitchen Color Tips

    Refresh your kitchen with a pop of color. Use these ideas to carry a new hue throughout your space.

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    Playful Prints

    Maximize banquette seating with a bench instead of chairs opposite the dining table. This black-and-white patterned perch also offers versatility as it can be paired with many other kitchen colors.

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    Style Maker

    Muted neutral fabrics keep this banquette airy and bright in a dining space full of medium-tone wood. A hanging chandelier adds the right amount of rustic charm to an otherwise traditional setting.

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    Dining Room Rescue

    A built-in window banquette saves this eat-in from space-hogging dining room chairs. Acrylic chairs and a zebra-print rug bring eclectic style to the space.

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    Recycled Finds

    A cedar-plank table found on Craigslist makes up the bulk of this breakfast nook, but salvaged bicycle wall art steals the spotlight. Slightly mismatched pendant lights complete the modern-rustic eating area.

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    Cozy Spot

    Rattan chairs and a pedestal table complement this small banquette perfect for reading the paper over breakfast or sharing a cup of coffee with friends. A neutral color palette and open windows keep the space light and airy.

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    Full Corner

    Cozy built-in seating replaces a traditional rectangular table and sits up to eight people in this open corner. Rustic metals and laminate hardwood ensure quick cleanup; cozy pillows keep the nook from being too sterile.

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    Bright Colors

    Here's a banquette dressed with style! The arrangement mixes a formal table with the convenience of casual kitchen dining. Bright shades of red and green complement the eclectic kitchen without looking Christmasy.

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    Formal Dining

    Perfect for a combined living/dining room, this banquette features a built-in box covered with throw pillows. Low back cushions don't block the window but offer a bit of extra comfort. A large table can accommodate four more chairs when needed.

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    Two-Tone Banquette

    Though this kitchen is fairly neutral, the banquette makes a color statement in a mix of coral chairs and coordinating fabrics on throw pillows. A single pendant light adds extra light on gloomy days.

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    Half-Round Banquette

    A half-round eating nook throws a contemporary curve into this kitchen's mostly traditional lineup of right angles and straight edges. Shades of blue are carried throughout the space, matching the banquette's vinyl upholstery.

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    Banquette-Backed Island

    While island seating is a popular kitchen amenity, this island includes a furniture-look banquette for extra seating at a wooden table. The banquette's middle-of-the-room location leaves clear routes to adjacent areas.

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    Fresh Vibe

    This banquette's cushions bring in a mix of several colors that add interest to gray walls. A trio of pullout drawers beneath the bench adds extra storage space.

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