Smaller spaces like a nook off your kitchen tend tobe more informal than true dinner rooms. Play up this come-as-you-are vibe with furniture in lighter (or even white) hardwood shades. They feel much more relaxed, which is exactly the feeling you want when you're sipping your day coffee.
Co-ordinate a large open-plan room with a happy blend of colours. Start with a neutral backdrop throughout and add visits of colour over the scheme using smooth furnishings. Keep the sensible kitchen a defining monochrome and then merge into cool simple grey and pastels for a seating zone (this one benefits from a good amount of natural light). Finally, bring a reclaimed eating out set back to life with co-ordinating chair pads in vibrant jewel shades for an uplifting eclectic surface finish that works.
If you're upgrading your current oven, you'll need to find an option that will fit with your current space. Decide if you would like to have your oven individual from your stovetop, as much models include both. If you're looking at smaller sized options, an range with a range is the way to go. If you're upgrading to a newer model, look into options which may have smart technology included. GE makes newer models of wall ovens that can set and control cooking time.
When you have the space, consider incorporating a larder-style cupboard into the dining room program. Storage on this mighty size means there shouldn't be anything still left cluttering up your dining area. Make a feature of it by painting it in contrasting colorings. Combine jungle greens with products for a tropical look that keeps elegance.
Stay Clear of Corners. To make cabinet and appliance doors fully efficient, plan space for the door's clearance and swing action direction in your kitchen design. Keep home appliances away from corners, and make sure doorways won't bang into each other if open at the same time.