8 Ways To Get The Perfect Breakfast Nook At Home

04/29/2015 12:08 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

By Leslie Anne Wiggins for Architectural Digest.

Beautiful breakfast spaces that make getting out of bed a little easier.

(photo: Scott Frances)

Mornings start early at the Michael S. Smith-designed New York City home of actress Alexandra Wentworth and television journalist George Stephanopoulos. In the breakfast area, the family's two dogs are seated on chairs by David Iatesta.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

Big country breakfasts are served at the Texas Hill Country vacation home of decorator Sara Story. The long banquette is upholstered in a creamy leather by Moore & Giles.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

An antique Federal table furnishes the breakfast area of a historic home in Hudson Valley, New York. The spacious kitchen was converted from a former conservatory space.

(photo: Thomas Loof)

A Christopher Wool artwork presides over a Manhattan breakfast area. The wood banquette and striking table were designed by Francis D'Haene.

(photo: Simon Upton)

The breakfast nook of a Manhattan apartment by Penny Drue Baird is furnished with a chair from Design Within Reach and a Sputnik-style 1960s Venfield light fixture.

(photo: Nikolas Koenig)

Industrial pendant lights from Rewire Gallery hang in a Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, breakfast nook, where the view is of bucolic surrounding farmland.

(photo: Bjᅢᄊrn Wallander)

A gorgeous green sideboard stocked with tea canisters creates a cozy atmosphere in this Lisbon kitchen.

(photo: Pieter Estersohn)

The suede-upholstered banquette in this Hamptons kitchen encourages leisurely breakfasts.

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