Combining a handsome rustic craftsman dining table and bench with a button-tufted banquette creates an intriguing mix while maintaining a comfortable feel in the dining area. The space transitions openly into the kitchen where a farmhouse sink, sophisticated cabinets and coffered ceiling add a bit of updated country flair that blends well with the vintage and contemporary accents.
As seen on House Hunters Renovation, Meghan McElroy found her ideal home in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The breakfast nook attached to her kitchen is one of Meghan's favorite rooms, with a custom tufted banquette and upholstered chairs.
Just off the kitchen, this quaint breakfast nook has room for the whole family. A tufted banquette bench and two neutral, upholstered dining chairs surround a round, glass dining table for a casual place to gather. A shimmery dome pendant light and a simple, modern clock complete the stylish, minimal look.
Combining a handsome rustic craftsman dining table and a button-tufted banquette creates an intriguing mix while maintaining a comfortable feel in the dining area. Simple table settings offset the assorted colors, patterns and textures in the room while a classic and striking chandelier adds a touch of the elegant.
Contemporary with industrial flair, the main dining area accommodates both intimate and big gatherings. A built-in, tufted banquette lines one side of the space for additional seating. Deep red chairs bring a splash of color to the mostly brown color scheme. Reclaimed wood floors, exposed ductwork and beams add edginess to the design.
The traditional cabinetry and lighting in this space is complemented by an eclectic dining area featuring mismatched chairs and a diamond-tufted leather banquette. Neutral paint and modern stainless steel appliances encourage a feeling of modernity without being minimalistic.
There's ample seating at the bar area to enjoy a few cocktails and even dinner. A tufted, leather banquette built into the wall pairs with square wooden tables and red leather barstools to offer a casual place to enjoy food and drinks.
Gold accents and marble countertops give this kitchen a chic, upscale look. Buttery, tufted leather makes up an intimate banquette in the breakfast nook. Glass tiles in shades of blue make up the simple backsplash for a subdued pop of color.
Cabinetry reaches all the way to the ceiling in this gourmet kitchen to maximize storage. Several glass front cabinets along the top row allow for protected display space of things best kept out of reach of the family's young kids.
Patterns on the dining chairs and yellow drapes add character to this dining room. A black banquette around the dining table makes the space feel more cozy and provides comfortable seating. An antler chandelier tops off the space to give added visual interest and texture.
A built-in banquette lines the wall and curves with the room in the natural light cascading in from the row of large windows. A mix of throw pillows adds color and pattern details to the stylish neutral palette. Gray tufted chairs with patterned backs surround the remainder of the dark wood dining table.
As seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper, creative layout and design helped create a floor plan for this 1950s ranch home that is functionally unified but with visually delineated areas. Integrating the bench seat with the kitchen island helped define the new dining space.