With apartments becoming smaller and more expensive, most people struggle to make their small kitchens stand out. Whether it’s an open floor plan or any other design, it’s important to find out the best kitchen decorations for small kitchens. Here are some of the most amazing kitchen decorations that will make any kitchen stand out.
Cutting Boards – For those who love preparing their own meals, it’s hard enough to find a good place to install a cutting board. For utmost efficiency, it’s ideal to place a removable cutting board on the sink. It extends the workplace creating an efficient place to prepare food and clean up immediately after effortlessly.
Backsplash – There are many illusions a person can apply to make any small kitchen look bigger and they include using a mirror backsplash. The mirrors reflect the light from the windows giving the illusion of more space than there actually is. Additionally, there’s also a metallic trend which is becoming quite popular in most small kitchens. It updates the kitchen and also makes it appear larger, thanks to the shiny floors, walls and surfaces around the kitchen.
Improving Functionality – It’s easy enough to make a small kitchen cluttered especially without there being too many places to store kitchen utensils. On that note, improving functionality of a small kitchen can be done effortlessly by creating wall storage. For instance, by placing hooks on the walls or cabinets, storing utensils becomes effortless. On the other hand, installing task lighting can lighten up the kitchen space.
Storage Options – Additionally, another amazing way of decorating a small kitchen includes placing storage areas in different places. For instance, besides the shelves and cabinets, another good idea is placing a few storage places under the sink or under the kitchen island. Wall storage also comes in handy in this case by placing the pots and pans in hooks all around the kitchen wall without making the area appear cluttered.
Increasing Counter Space – In most cases, a small kitchen is very restrictive making it hard to function accordingly. Well, that’s where ceramic counters come in hand. With these counters, every surface actually becomes a workspace. Therefore, anyone preparing a meal for a large group of people can do it effortlessly on any of the surfaces of the kitchen. Pull out cabinets also perfect for increasing counter space. If they have wheels, they can be pulled out and tucked away whenever not in use. Another option is using a rolling island because it can be used anywhere in the kitchen.
Drop Down Tables – They are mounted on the walls and pulled down whenever needed for best results. Therefore, a person can enjoy a good dining place, workspace or relaxing area in the kitchen at any time. There are also pull out islands that can be used as extra workspaces or dining areas too.
There many ways to make any small kitchen functional and larger without necessarily requiring more space. With enough storage and creating extra workspaces, the kitchen décor because both functional and aesthetic.