At restaurants, I always choose booth seating and I dream of having a built in banquette in my own home some day. There is something about the casual, relaxed seating that encourages togetherness and conversation. We never entertain formally and it would always feel right to sit with friends and family in a cozy banquette area.
Here's the artwork, by Cori Dantini I chose to use as the inspiration for my cheery dining area:
I couldn't resist the juicy palate - I love the fresh spring green. Here's how it turned out:
Hutch (I would paint the inside of the shelves in kelly green)
Linking up at Pewter and Sage!