Most people rarely use their dining room except for rare large gatherings. Why not make it your primary eating area and turn your breakfast room in the kitchen into a comfortable lounge for people to hang out in. Everyone knows guests like to congregate in the kitchen, so give them a snazzy place to relax! A coffee table is perfect to set food and drinks on. Much better to kick back and read your latest magazine while enjoying breakfast, or set out some appetizers while dinner is being prepared. Here’s a great example of a before and after of an eating area in the kitchen that I transformed:

Before:

After:

Blog Post and Photos courtesy of Janie Sussenbach.

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