The Kitchen Nook Pt. 1

You may remember from this post that I really wanted a kitchen banquette. Well, the in-laws came in town for Easter weekend, and my father-in-law is a handyman extraordinaire, so he and Jeremy spent 15 hours Saturday building the nook. We are not wasting any time on this house! I have yet to paint the seating, but I thought I would go ahead and post some updates on our really cozy, unique bench seating in the kitchen. This is the perfect space saver for any kitchen with limited dining space.

I love rooms that have an eclectic feel, but that can also be terrifying because it is hard to know how to be eclectic without looking like a mess or like an unintentional collection of whatever you had on hand. Lord help me; our kitchen nook is going to be eclectic. I am loving the industrial look that is popping up all over the place, and we purchased the Jackson Dining Table from World Market. I bought some mid-century style chairs to refinish and recover. And pillows and a bench cushion will make everything feel pulled together.

The men worked hard to create the perfect space. They cut wood in the carport.
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Installed the bench inside.
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Cut the base molding to create a seamless look with the wall.
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Moved a wall outlet to the side of the bench for added functionality.
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Redirected air flow from the floor to the outside of the bench with a vent.
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Installed a hinge top for loads of storage.
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And rested after a good day’s work.
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Doesn’t it look beautiful? It is comfortable too. Come have dinner with us!
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I can’t wait to paint it and add pillows. I will be back with another post after more progress!

Check out our progress:
Painted white
With mid-century modern chairs

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