18. Perk up your breakfast nook. Give a little extra attention to this space, and you'll enjoy those leisurely summer mornings with extra helpings of coffee, fresh OJ and the paper even more. New seat cushions for comfort (try before you buy — the quality of the stuffing can really make a difference) and a few new accessories are all you need to make a big difference. Go ahead and be a little matchy-matchy — mugs and breakfast plates that coordinate with your pillows makes the small space feel cozy and pulled together.