Choose special lighting. Moravian star light fixtures hung at varying lengths add a touch of whimsy overhead. Install a dimmer for your nook lighting so you can turn off the main kitchen recessed lights and control the mood for meals.
An example of the formal side of English country, this breakfast room features great light and architectural details. Notice the window treatment; a jabot is an elegant detail that sets a formal tone. And few things quite describe English country style like a traditional chintz pattern.