Since we’re talking all things kitchen for my New House Diary this month, it’s the perfect time to consider including a beautiful banquette also known as a built-in seating area or booth.
So in today’s Tobi TV segment, I’m bringing you lots of options for creating a gorgeous and functional banquette in your kitchen or mine. Take a look…
Here are my Tobi’s top tips for beautiful banquettes:
1. Take advantage of a nook or curved window in your kitchen or breakfast room to recess your seating or connect it to the end of your bar or island. It will help you maximize your floor space.
2. Use leather, vinyl or vinyl-coated linens or cottons to cover your banquette so it can be easily wiped clean after meals and spills.
3. Use the space below the banquette as additional storage for linens, serving platters–anything that needs a home in your kitchen. It’s especially handy for things you only need to access occasionally.
So what do you think…do you see a banquette in your future? I love them and if you include one in your home, I think you will too! Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think about dining on a beautiful banquette.
Happy Dining! xo,