Extension lay out idea looking in
Kitchen/ Side Return
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50's Diner - Ideas.
These beautiful paper lanterns can be easily re-created with paperclips, tape, multicolored tissue paper, pens, and sequins. Check Ikea for cheap lamp bulb/cord kits .
Like this but with full width folding doors!
House and Home
50's diners | 50's Diner by Giles Farmer
Functional family kitchen-diner
kitchen-diner-layout Good webpage with lots of handy hints - separate dimmer switches for kitchen/dining areas, possibly ceiling hung shallow cabinets for extra storage?