Whether you’re a morning person or not, waking up in the a.m. doesn’t always come easy. But if rising early means getting to spend time in a breakfast nook as dreamy as these ones, chances are you’ll be out of bed before the alarm clock sounds.
Waking up to a space as chic and cheerful as this one will once again have you dreaming. Fashioned by interior designer Jessica McClendon of Glamour Nest, the nook’s glam meets earthy style knows how to bring on happy vibes.
When designer Jillian Harris has a hand in designing a space, falling in love with it tends to be the outcome. This cozy kitchen nook outfitted in all things blue is case in point. See here for the entire home tour.
With nautical dining chairs, a spacious window banquette and a glam beaded chandelier, this eating area by Missouri-based design firm Amie Corley Interiors can do no wrong.
If your home features large windows with grand views, it’s best to take advantage. This rustic-inspired nook designed by the Property Brothers does just that, with the great outdoors serving as its focal point.
Pretty in Pink
This charming breakfast nook by Toronto-based Palmerston Design Consultants showcases how small jolts of colour can instantly transform a space.
A modern ranch made over by Calgary designer Elena Del Bucchia features a cozy kitchen corner that knows how to brighten spirits. The enviable outdoor view is just as striking as its warm country-style interior.
Design Firm Amie Corley Interiors hung an eclectic brass chandelier above this stylish nook to distinguish the area from the rest of the kitchen. The playful pops of colour only enhance the look.
Cheerful prints, bright vivid colours and ample natural light wake up this fashionable corner, where playing host to Sunday brunches is a given. See more of the home here.
The spacious dining area in designer Sarah Richardson’s rental cottage expertly brings the outdoors in (we can’t get enough of the custom table’s birch legs!). Take the grand tour here.
Lavish fabric reigns in this sophisticated dining nook by Toronto designer Meghan Carter. The predominately neutral palette lets the accent wall complete with a built-in banquette steal the show.
Yet another breakfast nook dressed to perfection. The leather-seated bench coupled with worldly accents and fun patterns creates a refined bohemian vibe.
The vibrant sorbet-hued scheme in this cozy corner beckons spring. See here for the full home reveal.
This sophisticated space by designer Sarah Richardson demonstrates why employing several shades of the same hue (in the case, grey) is a decorating do.
Defined by bright pink walls and elegant Parisian-style furniture, this intimate breakfast nook is as enchanting as it gets. Take a peek at the entire kitchen here.
Food for Thought
You don’t need to tell us twice! Devised by Toronto-based interior design firm Emily Griffin Design, this breakfast nook caters to homeowners who clearly have their priorities straight.
We’re fawning over this rustic-style eating nook located inside Cali-based stylist Jennifer Maxcy’s renovated post-and-beam ranch house. See more on her inspiring design site, The Ranch Uncommon.
Another gorgeous dining nook designed by Sarah Richardson. The fresh pastel palette coupled with Mid-Century Modern pieces is a winning combo. Even better? The many seating options and integrated storage make it practical, too.
Condo dwellers: this petite eating area is evidence that a breakfast nook has a rightful place in every kitchen, no matter the square footage. The space was beautifully styled by Cristian Lind for Stockholm’s Wendell Real Estate.
Here’s a snug sitting nook by Emily Griffin Design that encourages mellow mornings. With a plush built-in banquette and shelving unit lined with reading material, it’s reason enough to laze the day away.
How to make a small kitchen corner shine? Scope out stylish compact furniture (like a modern bistro table and Eames-style Eiffel chairs) and layer the look with lush potted plants.
Who says breakfast nooks need to live in the kitchen? Not us! Maximize space by carving out a sitting area in a hallway alcove like Income Property‘s Scott McGillivray did here. Install open shelves above to help delineate the space and combat clutter.
Soft neutral shades of grey and beige lend a sophisticated quality to this eating area, making it just as ideal for sipping morning coffee as for hosting wine and cheese nights.
Decorator Samantha Pynn worked her magic on this floral-infused kitchen. The cushy banquette and cheerful prints make for one bright morning.