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Kitchenette Designs – How to Decorate a Small Kitchen

Aug 2, 2018 ALL

Are you living in a city apartment, or simply challenged with a small kitchen area? Regardless of your situation, there are so many ways in which you can truly liven up your small kitchen and make the best of the space you have available. The kitchen is the heart of the home, so ensuring that it is cosy, inviting and reflects your personality is truly the way to go! Sometimes, the best things do indeed come in small packages. In this article, we will get into how you can go about decorating a small kitchen, so read on to find out more!

Keep Things Light!

We’re sure you have heard about how dark colours can make rooms look smaller than they actually are. Well, the opposite applies for a light colour scheme. If you are working with a small space, it is always advised that you go with a light colour palette – from the walls, to your accessories and fittings, stick to colours such as cream, white, light yellows and sky blues. Not only will your space look larger, it will also bring in a touch of zen to your space – always a good thing!

Hang Those Pots and Pans

If your kitchen is small, chances are you also do not have as much storage space as you’d like. Fret not, for there are many innovative ways in which you can store your kitchen items, one of which would be to hang them up on your walls. Using sturdy command hooks, you’ll want to hang your largest items first, followed by medium sized pots/pans and then small ones. You could even choose to hang then from the ceiling or above your kitchen islands with some pot racks that are available at most DIY stores.

Go Crazy With Some Artwork

All too often, people neglect their kitchen when it comes to hanging up decorative items or artwork. In actual fact, hanging artwork up in your kitchen is a fantastic way to bring your personality into the space in which you’ll spend hours of your time cooking up grand feasts. When working with a small area, choose artwork of just one style/frame colour to keep things simple. Creating a focal point in your kitchen will give the illusion of a larger space, so this one is a win win situation!

Create a Modular Space

When working with a small space, you want to try as much as possible to maximise the efficiency of every aspect in your kitchen. A great idea is to purchase an island on wheels (for those of us who wish we could have a kitchen island but are working with limited space). Not only can you store items in your mobile island, you’ll be able to use it as a stylist breakfast spot, or for some extra table space when you are entertaining. Most mobile islands are very pleasing on the eyes as well, so you can ensure style with maximum efficiency.

Remove Cabinet Doors

Last but not least, removing cabinet doors is a great decorative tip for small kitchen spaces. Doors on your cabinets tend to close off a space, so removing them is one of the easiest ways to truly open your space up. You can even paint the insides of your cabinet to match your kitchen colour scheme and showcase your beautiful collection of crockery and dinnerware!

We hope this article has been helpful in showing you that you do not need a massive kitchen to inject some spunk into the heart of your home!