Bettina’s Beautiful Breakfast Room, Featuring the Exeter Pendant Light

We love seeing how Pottery Barn customers are decorating their homes, and when we spotted Bettina Janco’s breakfast room, we fell in love with her cool style and contemporary use of the Exeter 5-Jar Pendant Light. Bettina lives in a suburb of Boston and works in commercial real estate investment and asset management. She loves home decor and creating unique spaces with a twist that incorporate little pops of color, unexpected shapes or accessories and different textures. Bettina is alsoย the creative force behind the fashion and lifestyle blog NeatBit, where she chronicles everyday personal style, as well as her decorating adventures. See what she has to say about her newly decorated breakfast room below!




What inspired you to redecorate this space?

“We moved into our home a few months ago, so we were lucky to have an opportunity to start fresh. The previous owner’s decor was very traditional. We restored the room to a blank slate, which included tearing down some very beautiful window treatments that just didn’t go with the room’s new decor.”




How would you describe your style?

“Transitional. Light and airy, but with a twist โ€” ย like little punches of color, unexpected shapes or fun textures.”


What are your favorite elements of the room?

“The mason jar pendant light and zebra rug get lots of compliments.”




Why did you use the Exeter pendant here?

“Alone, the pendant light has a very casual, rustic feel. But when paired with the contemporary table and rug, it helps balance everything out. And I love how the Exeter pendant showcases our filament light bulbs. Those bulbs, in and of themselves, are like works of art.”




What’s your favorite breakfast menu to serve in this room?

“Steak and eggs! We’re always grilling and like to stash away a little bit of steak for leftovers the next morning.”ย 




Read more about Bettina’s decorating and fashion adventures at NeatBit!

Do you love the Exeter 5-Jar Pendant Light? You’re in luck, because we’re giving one away today on the blog. Just fill out the form below to enter (official rules can be found here).

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I love it. It is pleasing to the eye, wonderful repurposing and would look great in our kitchen ; ). Please pick me, I’d post awesome photos of it in use. Thanks for sharing and offering this beauty!

beautiful room! Love the yellow upholstery with the graphic black and white zebra rug! The lighting fixture adds some additional interest!

I think these are fabulous & would work anywhere in my home! Thank you for the opportunity for me to win these! I love you Pottery Barn! โ™ฅ

This is perfect for my craft room and my kids playroom.90% of the storage and containers that hold everything and organize everything are reused mason jars. My grandma was a huge collector of them,as was my mom who eventually got all of my grandmas given to her,and now has given my most of the ones I have. Might seem corny but the most of the mason jars I have are sentimental and span back to my great grandma. So needless to say I love Mason Jars and this is awesome!

Oh these are outstanding – and they would look great in my family room – I am the log cabin queen! ๐Ÿ™‚ Tomorrow is my 45th wedding anniversary – this would be a great memory for our 45th. My fingers are crossed!

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