Maselli limited bold colors to accessories — like the red pillows on the kitchen window seat. An old pine farm table and rush-seat chair add a rustic note to the room. Read more: New Orleans House - Decorating with Neutral Colors - Country Living
A built-in window bench boosts seating in this casual eating area without adding clutter to the room flow. Bright blue cushions and patterned throw pillows add a splash of visual interest to the soft dining area and adjoining kitchen.
A DIY for making bench seating out of IKEA cabinets. the cabinet doors still open so you can store things in the bench. + prefabricated cabinets mean even someone with no fancy tools can make this bench!