Love the idea of backing up a banquette/kitchen table to one side of the kitchen island. This is the Siller/Hokanson house featured in Houston Luxe magazine. Thanks to Joni Webb of Cote de Texas for posting the picture!
Year round crate filled with different things for each season. Love this simple holiday decorating / repurposing idea: Fill a crate with jars, candles, and greenery and/or pine cones. (via Kaleidoscope of Colors)