At first we were working with her curtains. Hate to replace good things. But in this case they are just too dark for the area. But to brighten it up, I came up with an easy fix and planned to paint it a bright blue or add a neutral grasscloth to make it feel better. In this picture you can see a close up of her fabric.
But, the more we talked I realized she is much more funky than her house led me to believe. And then we came up with this:
This breakfast area is open to the living area. Its a nice big space and I'm still working on a few things here. Which means we may have to edit the breakfast area because I want it to flow.
And our plans:
Which is your favorite?