Are you planning to renovate your kitchen space? If yes, this article is a perfect read for you. A kitchen is a space that motivates and inspires you the most. No house is complete without a fully functional kitchen. But if it starts to feel tedious in there, it’s time to spice up the place.
So what is stopping you? If it is your budget holding your, don’t worry. We have a perfect solution to keep you and your pockets happy.
Life can be boring at times but your kitchen doesn’t have to. We have gathered some of the latest cost-effective trends to refresh your kitchen space.
Read on to get inspired and turn your old dull kitchen into a vibrant space.
Let’s get started!
The countertop is one of the most visible areas in a kitchen. Have you seen unusual countertops in the furniture stores? Don’t they look lively and modern? Well, not all of those good looking countertops are expensive. If you look at the Kohl’s and Home Depot online store, you will get plenty of cheap cost countertop stones. Buy your favorite pick and then get ready to do some hard work. Check out DIY methods to change your countertops. You will need some tools which you can rent out and ask your friends to become a helping hand. You will save good money and your kitchen look will change instantly.
In any kitchen, there are a few main areas that can make a huge difference in the overall look of your kitchen. I remember the backsplash I had in my kitchen was too dull and had spots that looked so embarrassing. But thanks to Overstock, it had some of the many good backsplash options within my budget. I choose a printed backsplash in white and blue shade. It made my kitchen look absolutely new. You can change the backsplash tile on own but only if you have good handy skills. Otherwise, do not take a risk and ask a professional to do the job for you.
This one is my favorite. Coloring the walls and cabinets can sound simple but it needs good concentration and the right technique to get professional work results. Fortunately, my husband agreed to help and we were able to finish the work in a good four hours. Before you start coloring, ensure to cover the area that can spoil by the color drop. If you have a specific theme for your kitchen, go with preferred colors. If not, try to colors like white, blue, or peach. They are trending shades for the kitchen area. You can buy colors from any of the online stores like Amazon or Best Buy.
An amazing idea to revamp your kitchen is to change the old rusty hardware. I may look a minor change but it has a great impact. Select new hardware that matches with your new cabinets color. I prefer vintage style hardware it adds edge and authentic vibe to the cabinets. Stainless steel hardware is also a great pick as it doesn’t get rusty or breaks easily. Whichever style you select, ensure that it is durable and are matching with your kitchen theme. You can also match hardware with the appliances in your kitchen.
Did you know a faucet can transform your kitchen sink area completely? Many kitchen designers have mentioned the importance of a unique and fresh faucet in the kitchen. If you want to give your kitchen altogether a new look, consider changing its faucets too. They are not very expensive and you can find stylish faucet in every budget range at any kitchen furniture stores. So relax, it won’t be hurting much to your pockets. If you don’t wish to buy a new faucet, you can paint your old faucet in shades like metallic gold or black to give an elegant look. Hayneedle has some of the really nice collections faucets fitting in every budget.
If you prefer to totally refresh your kitchen space, you can add open shelves to the walls instead of a closed pantry. It gives an entirely modern touch to your kitchen. In case your old cabinet’s doors are no more in useable condition, transforming them in to open cabinets is a wonderful idea. Use your carpentry skills, remove the sides of your cabinets, and color it in a new fresh color to match with the walls of your kitchen. Many designers engage open shelves pantry storage for easy access and visibility of the stock. Similarly, you can add an open fresh herbs corner hanger in your kitchen. It is great for ideas to grow your kitchen herbs right in your kitchen.
Another major change that you can bring to your kitchen space is the flooring. I was sick of those white marble flooring in my kitchen. It took a lot of cleaning effort and looked too bland for my personality. So I decided to change them. Don’t get much of an idea. I am not the one to spend a huge sum of money on furnishing. So what did I do? Well, I selected some well-designed floor papers and used them to give my bland floor a new vibe. If you are good at painting, you can try the floor painting too. They are very much in and give a luxe look to your kitchen.
Lights can add magic to your kitchen décor. Now, there are several light options to include in your kitchen. Hidden lights under your cabinets are trending concept but not everyone likes it. Hence, based on your preference you can choose the light shade and style. It completely depends on you to choose a cozy or bright shade. When talking about lights, have you heard of pendant lights for kitchen table? They are perfect to set the mood and bring eye-catching décor to your kitchen space. They come in many price ranges so pick your style based on your budget. You can also try a DIY pendant light effect for more personal and creative feel.
Kitchen space can be very inspiring if you maintain your kitchen properly. The kitchen is the foremost thing that everyone cares about when looking for a new house. It should look spacious, hygienic and well maintained. So whatever your purpose is for remodeling your kitchen, consider all the above factors to give it a fresh look. You can add so much value to your house by making slight changes to your kitchen. Hope this article inspired you! In case you have a few more ideas to add in the list here, please share.