Wednesday, January 15, 2014

A bay window is a natural spot for a window seat, but virtually any window is a candidate, especially when surrounding built-ins create a niche.


Window Seat Storage 

Don't waste a square inch of space. Drawers under a window seat near the kitchen make great storage for special-occasion dinnerware or those bulky pots you don't use every day.


Corner Window Seat 

The corner configuration makes this window seat a cozy place for children to do their homework or enjoy an after-school snack. The big bench has space for everyone -- or room for a reader to recline .


Beaded-Board Window Seat 

Beaded-board panels add dimension and texture to this window seat. An easy project, installing beaded board provides cottage style and creates a finished look .


Dual-Function Window Seat 

A window seat is a great way to hide unsightly plumbing or a radiator. Make sure it's properly vented and allows for easy access to any fixtures.


Window Seat Cushion

Add a soft touch to a storage area off the kitchen with an upholstered cushion on a bench. A window seat is a great way to add a punch of color to a mostly white space .


Open Seating 

Add function to a small niche with a compact and comfy window seat. The open design accommodates the baseboard heaters below .


Upholstered Comfort 

Kitchens are becoming the entertaining hub of the home. A thick, comfortable cushion will draw guests to the window seat, keeping them out of the cook's way. Add pillows for even more comfort and style.


Desk Area Window Seat 

This window seat beside the kitchen desk area is a nifty spot to sit while helping kids with homework. Install a sconce above the seat for late-night reading .


Beverage Area Window Seat 

Located between a wine glass storage cabinet and a wine refrigerator, this window seat offers the perfect place for guests to sit while you prepare drinks. A thick cushion keeps guests comfortable -- and out of the cook's way .

    Seat a Crowd 

    A long window seat offers plenty of seating for guests to gather in the kitchen -- out of the kitchen's work core but close enough for conversation .

      Window Seat Storage 

      You can never have too much storage. Here, built-in hutches flank a window seat atop three large drawers .

        L-Shape Window Seat

        Fill a sunny kitchen corner with ample seating for friends or family. A thick cushion and overstuffed pillows add a soft touch and living-room comfort to a hardworking kitchen.

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