Kitchens are often the most important room in the home, which is why it’s so vital to many that they design it in a way that they are proud of and can show off. Many of us at some point will have felt our kitchens look a bit tired or dated, but don’t feel like we can do anything to change them because we often feel that updating our kitchens is an expensive job. However, there are a few simple ways that you can update the look of your kitchen without breaking the bank:
It might seem like a simple tip, but even giving your kitchen a big spring clean can help to make it look like a new room! It might be a bigger job than you think, so take a spare day to look through your kitchen and see what you need to keep and what’s clutter and can be gotten rid of. More often than not, even having stuff all over your countertops, such as knife racks or even cookbooks, can make draw your eyes to the spaces that are filled and make it appear a lot fuller than it actually is. Even by clearing your worktops, you can make your kitchen seem a lot more clearer and brighter, as your eyes won’t be attracted to those spaces that are filled with clutter.
Or, if you can’t bear to part with some things, invest in some neat storage where you can put these things out of the way and keep your kitchen tidy.
If you have kitchen tiles, even cleaning the grout can improve the appearance of your kitchen as you’re getting rid of those grimy spots and allowing your tiles to stand out.
Another simple solution to update the look of your kitchen is by adding accessories that can add small, simple finishing touches to the look of your kitchen. Try investing in some funky patterned tea towels or fruit bowls, even adding a new kettle or toaster, which nowadays are available in many different designs and styles, can make such a difference to the look of your room and can make your design stand-out more!
If you have a breakfast bar or island in your kitchen, then changing your bar stools can also upgrade the appearance of your kitchen. If you want to be a bit more bold and brave with your choices, try opting for our Baceno Bar Stool in red, which is bound to make your breakfast bar or island a talking point within your kitchen. Or, if you want to take a more subtle approach, our Semplice Bar Stool in black is great simple, modern piece of furniture that can provide a touch of comfort and style to your breakfast bar.
If you do have a breakfast bar or kitchen island, then feature lighting is a great way to turn your island into a statement piece within your kitchen. The right lighting in a room make greatly alter its mood and atmosphere, and can introduce different levels of brightness that can also help to make your room feel larger. Pendant lights are quite popular at the moment, allowing your eyes to be guided to the point of interest in the room and transforming the look of your kitchen.
It can be a pain transforming your kitchen when you don’t have much of a budget, especially if you’re desperately in need of a new, updated look. Replacing your kitchen cabinets are often the most expensive thing when redoing your kitchen, and often leads to people putting off making any changes to their kitchens. What if we told you that we have a simple solution to this problem? That’s right, you don’t actually have to replace your kitchen cabinets to transform your kitchen! There are many types of paints available in stores that allow you to revamp your existing doors without ruining them, meaning you can have complete control over the look of your kitchen.