Pastels are light and fresh and brighten the kitchen, unlike any other color palette. They create refreshing and soft ambiance in the kitchen. A mix of soft pastels makes the kitchen playful, bright and inviting. If you have a white kitchen and you want to break the monotony, then you can never go wrong with minty green, pale pink and peach counter tops.
Kitchen backsplashes are no longer just to protect walls from milk spills and oil splatters; it has become the focal point of modern kitchens. A wide array of striking materials like mirrors, glass, wood, and stone are commonly used for the backsplash. Mirrored backsplashes magnify the kitchen’s space. If you are more old school, painted plaid backsplash can add unexpected excitement to your vintage kitchen. Kitchens with vibrant backsplash tiles can complement the neutral hues of the cabinets.
Low hanging lights in your kitchen can be both practical and beautiful. Elegant and classy hanging lights, instead of regular lighting can change the ambiance of the dining area dramatically. These lights are available in wide array of styles, shapes, and colors making it easy for you to pick the perfect one for your dining area. With these lights, you no longer need to go to a restaurant for a fine dine experience.
A mini wine cellar, with a bar table and high stools can make your kitchen look worth a million bucks. Regardless of L or U kitchen, island or one wall kitchen, any kitchen layout can have a bar. The trick is to create a bar space without compromising on the functionality of the kitchen. Kitchen bars also add to the storage space in your kitchen. When you are not hosting a party at the kitchen, this space can be used as a work station, dining space or a place for your kids to do their homework.
When you don't have much space in your kitchen, you have to put every inch of your kitchen to use. There are a ton of interior design ideas for small kitchens to help you make the most the limited space in your kitchen. Cabinets up to the ceiling, hanging pots and pans from a rack hanging from the ceiling, pull out racks, wall-mounted open shelves are some ideas to help you make more space. Add dowel rods to your cabinets to create cutlery holders and add more storage space. Light colored overhead cabinets can create an illusion of the ceiling being higher than it actually is.
Pot racks and peg boards are awesome to hang and organize anything in your kitchen. It can be a versatile storage wall for pans, utensils, and spatulas. This is particularly useful ideas for small kitchens as it helps save space. Hang and paint a pegboard in a color that complements the rest of your kitchen.
If you want your kitchen to look clutter free and spick and span, having a designated place for each and everything in your kitchens a must. The biggest items in your kitchen - the furniture can be tucked away in plain sight with roll out cabinets, discrete cabinets and wall mounted table and cutting boards.