If I had to describe my decor style (or at least how I try to style), it would be cozy. I find myself drawn to modern farmhouse, boho, and cottage styles - but, my main goal is always to create a space that feels welcoming and is somewhere that I want to spend time.
We rearranged the furniture in our apartment this past winter and during that process, we decided that we wanted a little breakfast nook. So, when we moved everything around, we put our table in this corner to create one! Breakfast nooks are cozy enough by themselves, but there are a couple of things that I added to ours to cozy it up even more.
1. Table Runners
Maybe this is obvious since it's the first thing that most people think of to put on a table - but, I can't stress enough how much of a difference (in terms of coziness) that I think table runners make! Any time I style our table, I've found that it automatically looks ten times better when I start with something on the table (likeeee a table runner or a tray, another one of my favorite things). I chose the Square Cut Table Runner from Target because I loved the color and texture, especially the fringed edges.
Ugh. Candles are such an obsession of mine and I love it. Not saying that it's necessary to put six candles on your table for it to be cozy, but I always put at least one. On our table, I mixed in some flameless LED candles as well as some regular pillar candles and I love seeing the table with all of the candles lit - especially at night when the sun is about to set!
3. Pillows + Throws
Pillows and throw blankets always make everything cozier IMO (in my opinion - I just learned what that meant like two weeks ago, so I had to throw it in here). But, I've never seen a chair with a blanket thrown on it that I didn't like and that's no different for dining / breakfast nook chairs. Pillows and blankets also make our chairs more comfortable and keep me warm in the winter when Chris keeps our heat at 68 degrees lol.
I added links below (both budget-friendly and some splurge pieces) so that you can shop some of my favorite finds for all things breakfast nooks!
Vases, Stems, + Coasters
Blankets + Throws