and it turns out the original nook we had planned it for just didn't work. it seemed too hidden away. dave had the bright idea to switch places with the credenza in the living room and it works out perfectly.
now we are on a mission to find some cool lights to hang over it and i need to paint the radiator cover behind it the same as the wall color.
below is the credenza in the space at thanksgiving.
and here it is in it's new spot off the kitchen.
and here is the view from where you would be sitting on the bench if you actually sat on it. i prefer to look at it.
and just because. here is a pic from fall, with the sun setting behind the japanese maple, which turned orange. it was gorgeous.