Renovation isn’t always about spending too much money or too much time on thinking of what to do or where to start from. It could be simple, easy and magical with less expenses, effort and time. Interested to know how?
The first idea we will be talking about is free and so effective in the same time and it’s called cleaning. Yes, cleaning and I don’t mean cleaning the dust only, I mean cleaning the crowding and the clutter. Take a deep look at your kitchen and get rid of all the things that use big or small spaces in vain. For sure I mean the things that you don’t use anymore and all what you do with them is removing the dust of them and putting them back again on your kitchen shelves like, old pans, broken vase, damaged blender, etc.
I know this may not sound so easy, but ask yourself, what the use of keeping old and useless stuff in my kitchen. You can sell some of these stuff in garage sale or if you love them too much find another storage place to store them in. like I said it’s free and easy, right?
I think after you apply this free amazing idea, you will see your kitchen clearer and may be you will feel like it needs some refreshment touches. Repainting would be the perfect renovation idea to start with. You can repaint the walls or the kitchen cabinets or you can repaint them both. Just make sure to choose colors that match with your kitchen space and design.
Generally, the light colors like white and ivory are the best colors you can apply to the walls and if you want to add some color contrast in your kitchen, apply different color to the kitchen cabinets like dark brown. The color contrast will enhance the beauty of both the walls and the cabinets. When you choose the colors, go for the painting materials that are easy to apply if you will do the work by yourself or with your family. It’s important to look for materials that are easy to clean to remove the stains and the greases easily.
If you think repainting isn’t the right thing for you, adding a fresh coat of polish or wax to your kitchen cabinet sounds more than enough. Looking for another easy and affordable idea? Try replacing the old lighting fixtures with new ones like replacing your old crystal chandelier with a new pendant. This changing will add a great sense of renovation to your kitchen and will coast you almost nothing, so why don’t you try it?
Replacing the old fabrics and curtains with new ones is such an effective and affordable idea in the same time. Don’t worry, you won’t have to go shopping in fancy stores to apply this idea, you can simply look for them in stores that offer good discounts or buy them in sale time.
What about buying new accessories? Yard and garage sales will be the best places in which you will find amazing and inexpensive things that can add a touch of renovation to your kitchen like vases, pictures, clocks, etc.
If you love planting herbs at home, bring a window box and put your favorite herbs plants in it. Green plants are an amazing symbol of freshness, life and energy and making them part of your kitchen will spread great positive feeling in the place.
To find more ideas, try searching for pictures online or in décor magazines, they will inspire you with lots different renovation ideas that suit your kitchen design. Renovating your kitchen won’t only renew your kitchen ambience, but it will have influence you positively as well. After all, you spend long times in the kitchen and updating its design every once in a while with simple and affordable ideas will eliminate any sense of routine or boring.