Are you sitting down? The previous owner had blocked over a window in here to make room for a whole wall of shelves.
We had our contractor open that bad boy up immediately. The plumbing up to the 2nd floor is hidden along the right side, so we had to leave a little niche.
Once that room had an extra window it became bright and inviting. (So much so that I still haven’t figured out how to take a good picture in here…) We had our electrician run a line for a pendant light that I found at a local consignment store, but it didn’t take much elbow grease to transform the space from depressing office to delectable dining. This was how it looked for a while.
But I wanted to go a different direction with it and have a little colorful fun… So it went from this idea.
To this reality: