We’ve seen a lot of small, but great –looking kitchens. The best ones have clever storage solutions, maximized efficiency and smart layouts.
If you are looking for inspiration on how to decorate a small kitchen, prepare to be overwhelmed with fantastic ideas. Use these tips and ideas to decorate a small kitchen with big style.
Maximize the space
Working on a limited space, everything has to serve double duty. That means your cabinets will not only be used to store dishes. Attach shelves or rack to the interior side of the cabinet doors so it can hold more supplies. You can also hang floating shelves to hold frequently used tools to display favorite accessories.
Take advantage of unused space like an empty window sill, the alcove above the cabinetry or a bare wall.
Whether you’re redecorating, renovating or simply updating this space, it is important to consider how you use the kitchen before making any changes. A kitchen’s main purpose is to prepare meal. So, keep that in mind when renovating or redecorating your kitchen.
You may be able to save some space by getting a counter-topped cart that you can put away when not in use or a small scale island. Also, use scaled down or innovative appliances such as single sink, 2-burner stove, pint-sized microwave etc. Focus on the function and make sure that you have the work areas and appliances you need.
Play with colors
Colors play an important role in making a small kitchen sizzle. It can change the ambiance and perceived size of the room.
Small kitchens do have the potential to charm as much as its larger counterparts. Bold colors look good in smaller kitchens as well. So, feel free to add some splash of color to your walls or cabinets, but make sure that the colors match. If they contrast, your kitchen will look smaller.
If you want a classic look, stick with simple monochromatic color scheme. This will give you kitchen a sophisticated look.
One of the simplest yet most effective ways of expanding a kitchen is to incorporate glass. Mirrors give the illusion of a larger space.
Installing mirrored glass doors on cabinet will allow you to see through the contents of the cabinet; thus; easy access to the supplies you need.