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Ideas For Kitchen Nooks

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Summary:
For many, the most popular room in the house is the kitchen. If you have
a kitchen nook that goes along with that, then you’re lucky. But you may
also be stumped for how to decorate your nook. Luckily, there are
countess options available to you.

One thing that you will want to do is choose a style for your nook that
won’t overwhelm the kitchen itself. You want your nook to remain a nook –
a special little place to tuck away a table, a desk, a seating area, or
even a combi...


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Article Body:
For many, the most popular room in the house is the kitchen. If you have
a kitchen nook that goes along with that, then you’re lucky. But you may
also be stumped for how to decorate your nook. Luckily, there are
countess options available to you.

One thing that you will want to do is choose a style for your nook that
won’t overwhelm the kitchen itself. You want your nook to remain a nook –
a special little place to tuck away a table, a desk, a seating area, or
even a combination of all of these. Let form follow function here. In
other words, decide what you really need your nook to be on a practical
level, and then let that idea dictate your design.

For example, do you really need an extra table for eating? If so, then
design around that idea that the space will be for eating. If not, then
there are no rules that say a nook has to have a table for eating. Let
the space serve whatever purpose you want it to serve.

If you do, in fact, want extra space   for eating, then go all the way with
it. You may want to put in a banquet   bench and create something of a
booth area. Depending on your family   situation, one good idea is to go
small with the table – a cozy little   place for two or three at the most.

Even with a large family, if you just need a space where one or two can
sit down and eat a quick meal, then this might be idea. Or a little table
might also be an idea place for a quiet breakfast for mom or dad after
the kids have cleared out of the house for the day.

If you nook is large, you might consider a full size table. For many, a
nook is where most of the eating in the house actually gets done. If this
is so for you, then trying to make your nook into too many things may be
a mistake. Let it simply be the principle eating area and don’t clutter
it up with other objectives.

If you don’t need it to be an eating area, then one practical idea for a
nook is office space. Again, depending on your family situation, this
could be an ideal spot for an office. If you have kids, however, you may
find that a nook is not so ideal a spot for a “full-time office.” There
are simply too many distractions.

However, it may still be the perfect spot for a small, temporary office.
It can be extremely convenient to be able to pay your bills and watch the
pot on the stove at the same time. Some also like the idea of combining
two very different rooms into essentially one space. This gives both
areas a character and a flair that they never would have had otherwise.

Finally, another idea is to make you nook a spot for displaying your
favorite items – antiques, art, memorabilia, the kids’ creations, etc.
Again, if you really want to do something like this, then go whole hog
with it and let the space be simply that. Trying to clutter too many
“spaces” into a nook is often a mistake. That said, if done simply, a
combination of different “spaces” can work for you, but no m atter which
way you go, it’s best to clearly decide on what you want the space to be
before you go about filling it up.