Often, us homeowners can get the itch to switch up our spaces and give them a unique edge. However, not all of us have the budget to transform every space at once, but the kitchen is always a good place to start. After all, we spend a lot of time in and out of there.
The kitchen can be transformed in so many ways to really help it stand out. Today, we are going to share with you some of our top design tips so you can give your space a new lease of life.
You may think that hardware in your kitchen goes unnoticed. However, if you choose to update it and switch it up you will be surprised at just how much it can change the overall look and feel of your kitchen. You won’t struggle to find hardware down at your local DIY store and there are also endless options for you to choose from online. It can help to look at hardware ideas on various different websites to give you some well-needed inspiration. It is a simple change to make but one that is sure to be highly effective.
Go Bold with Lighting
It is no secret that lighting can really transform a space and the same goes for the light fixtures in your kitchen. Whether you experiment with a colourful bulb or hang pendant lights above your island, it is sure to give your kitchen the well-needed refresh it deserves. The great thing about lighting is there are lots of options. You can go bold with a statement light shade or even experiment with colour.
Experiment With Paint
Paint is a fantastic way to make your space unique. By transforming the cabinets with one single colour, you will be surprised at how different you can make your kitchen look. It will look as if you have fitted a brand-new kitchen yourself. If you’re not experienced with a paint brush, then it is often best to leave it to the professionals when it comes to transforming your kitchen. Kesseler specialises in bespoke painted kitchens and can help you bring your colourful vision to life. No colour is off limits, and you can go as bold or as neutral as you like.
This is without doubt one of the best ways to elevate your kitchen and it will really help you add a personal touch. You can choose a colour that truly reflects your style and personality. If your kitchen is looking rather drab, paint is certainly the way to go.
Add A Backsplash
Adding a backsplash to your kitchen can really help you to give it a new lease of life. As well as protecting your walls, it can be a great way to add a bit of colour and texture to the space. If you only have a small space to add a backsplash too then why not go all out with bold colour and wild patterns? It can really help to add a statement to your kitchen which will help to draw attention and really make it stand out.
You can find backsplash tiles online at the click of a button. Unlike paint, a backsplash cannot be changed as easily, so make sure you stick with a style that you love. Straying too far out of your comfort zone could lead you to not liking it a few months down the line which could be costly.
Style Your Seating Area
Does your kitchen have an area for seating? Maybe it’s a breakfast bar or a dining area? If you do, then switching up your seating can help you add a personal touch to your kitchen. Seating options are endless and now you can purchase chairs in almost any colour. Benches are becoming a popular piece of dining furniture in many homes, and they can help make your space feel more social, bringing people together.
It can help to visit your local furniture store to hunt for inspiration. You may be surprised at just how many seating options there are. If you’d like to try your hand at upcycling you can even reupholster the chairs you already have to give them a new lease of life.
Decorate Your Countertops
We often neglect our kitchen countertops. Before we know it, they are cluttered with appliances and other pieces of crockery and food supplies. It can start to a look a bit messy. So, a simple way to transform your kitchen is to declutter and organise your countertops. You can decorate them with simple styling pieces like a mug tree or even a small potted plant.
Decluttering your kitchen can be a challenge and it can often be difficult to know where to start. Luckily, with some online research, you will be able to learn more about decluttering your countertops to help them look clean, whilst giving you more space.