Presumably, it should be an eat-in area, but we had a nice dining setup in our living room area. We tinkered with a few ideas for the corner, including a desk area, some sort of high countertop bar seating, and a banquette.
Eugene does a fabulous job with this banquette, constructed from kitchen cabinets. "I needed to build a kitchen banquette for my house, but the options for having one custom-built or buying modern benches was just too expensive." he says. "I then came up with an idea to use Ikea kitchen wall
IKEA Kallax Kitchen Corner Seating Tutorial. First, assemble the KALLAX shelving units. Put CAPITA legs on one side (6 on each KALLAX). Then, arrange the KALLAX units in the corner. Carefully measure the seating area. We had the shelves cut in the DIY-Store to fit exactly.
We've seen some pretty cool IKEA hacks in the past, but when one of our readers sent over this DIY banquette seat made from a shelving unit, we were completely impressed with its chic design and low price. Blogger Krys Melo from "Melodrama" thought banquette seating would look perfect in her dining
IKEA - HEMNES, Corner cabinet, white, Adjustable feet for increased stability and protection against wet floors. A good solution where space is limited. Knobs included.
Shop Miles 42" Upholstered Small Dining Banquette Bench. Classic with polished proportions and casual formality, the Miles upholstered small dining banquette bench can be used alone to seat two or pairs with a corner banquette bench for extra seating.