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Staying true to form my banquette bench project has led to another project. And then another one. First up, my round, light colored buthcherblock table just isn’t jiving with the banquette. 

Wrong color, wrong scale and wrong style. I’ve seen some banquettes where a round table looks great. 
via Enviable Designs, Inc.

via Southern Living

via Tiffany Eastman Interiors, LLC

Banquettes work well with round tables when they are corner banquettes. Smaller scales and similar styles help as well.

Mine is not one of those. I decided pretty early in the banquette project that the banquette and kitchen table weren’t complementing each other. I’m going to try my hand at building a table. Gulp.
The second project that has been happening at the same time was pretty big. As in removing permanent pieces big. I might have needed a crowbar for this project. And a dumpster. Here’s a preview..

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