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Kitchenette Designs – How to Decorate a Small Kitchen

Oct 1, 2018 KITCHEN DESIGN

Kitchenette Designs have become far more prominent in recent years. With apartments and small living spaces becoming the norm for homebuyers, the ability to turn a smaller space into something stunning is highly desirable. If you’re looking to make a big impact with a tiny kitchen space, Brentwood Kitchens is here to help. So, let’s take a look at a few ways to make the most of your kitchenette!

Wallflower Kitchenette Designs

The sprawling, beautiful breakfast island has become a staple of luxury kitchens over the past decade. This has led to an impression with many renovators that bigger is always better, when this couldn’t be further from the truth. Smaller homes call for more compact kitchen solutions, and a lot can be done with a single-wall kitchenette design to make it really stand out.

When effectively laid out and styled (taking a minimalist approach is usually preferred to avoid clutter), a one-wall layout can give you all of the benefits of a luxury kitchen without the space. Just make sure that you’re selecting a layout that works for your needs and preferences. The goal of kitchenette designs is a streamlined approach, rather than just trying to force every luxury into a small area. So, add the essentials and avoid things that will rarely be used.

Minimal Kitchen, Maximal Dining

If you’re someone who prides dining enough that you want to reinvigorate your kitchen, then it’s likely that a dining area would prove an excellent addition to your home. If you are ensuring that your kitchenette design takes up as little space as possible, that gives you an excellent chance to use the saved space to your advantage.

Depending on the amount of space available, it may be worth building in your table and seating for optimal space saving. Alternatively, get creative with your seating storage! If dining chairs are a little too bulky and get in the way, then a setup with bar stools may be a better option, as these can be stored out of the way easily. Couple this with an extendable or foldable table, and you have yourself a perfect little dining alcove!

A Spotlight on Storage

When you’re working with minimal space, your storage spaces and cabinets become a prominent part of your decor. So, it’s important that you use them wisely, and by “wisely”, we’re referring to the power of verticality. By installing built-in cabinets higher up, you can free up the space on your surfaces and give the impression of a more spacious kitchenette design. If you want to add to this effect, use glass cabinets, as this is a natural way to make your spaces feel larger.

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A small kitchen doesn’t have to be a negative thing, and some of the most beautiful kitchens of the past few years have been ones that use a smaller area to their advantage. If you’re looking for a more professional, experienced approach to kitchenette design, contact Brentwood Kitchens today and speak to one of our kitchen specialists.