Breakfast rooms are, by definition, sunny, cozy, and inviting. But this one was the opposite: tract-white walls, a predictable chandelier hung too high, bare windows, and a way-long table. The room's architectural features were a bonus -- and a curse. How to make the mismatched windows seem like they belong together? How to soften the harsh angles? Tame the cavernous ceiling?
- Make the small nook seem larger.
- Create a roomy and functional floor plan.
- Add character and style.
Continued on page 2: Step 2: Color and Character