Designer kitchens nowadays are usually very large and over-sized. We see many pictures of these kitchens online and in magazines, and we start thinking how to apply such ideas in our small kitchens. Since all we need is well-designed kitchens that offer maximum efficiency and practicality, here are a few tips to help you maximize space in the most stylish way ever.
First of all, you should know that amenities should never be compromised for good looks. You need to stay away from any bulky items. If you want to bring out a particular style in your kitchen, stick to simple and small accessories that can do so. Also, never underestimate the power of mirrors in making any room look significantly larger than it actually is.
You can also place a mirrored faux window on one wall to create an even more eye-pleasing look. Then, you need to eliminate clutter as much as you can. Nothing can create a cramped look like a messy kitchen. Try emptying all you countertops from anything that’s not frequently used and put all these items in drawers.
As for the color palette, try sticking to light colors and small prints. Install as many storage spaces as you can. You can add wall-mounted open shelves, hooks, pot racks and storage bars. This will free up lots of spaces in your kitchen cabinets, plus it will make all cooking materials easily reachable for you at any time.
Also allowing for more lighting in your kitchen can make a big difference. Whether the light’s coming from windows, skylights or lighting fixtures, the more light you have in your kitchen, the more spacious it will eventually look.
Nothing can change the look and efficiency of a kitchen like replacing your old appliances. You can replace your wide refrigerator with a narrower and taller one. You can also replace your normal-sized sink with an over-sized one. A large sink can accommodate a lot of dirty dishes and utensils and this will free up many counter spaces.
You can also add a small corner booth instead of the standard kitchen table. All there great ideas can be applied in your new kitchen and when it’s all said and done, you’ll be very proud of what you’ve accomplished. So here’s to many happy memories to come!