Creating a kitchen you love doesn’t have to include swinging sledge hammers and taking out a small loan. By incorporating just a few of these tips, you will be well on your way to the kitchen of your dreams. The best part? No power tools or dust masks required!
1. Update Cabinet Hardware
If your cabinets are in good shape, why not update the hardware? Whether you choose to update all of your hardware or just the knobs or pulls- this one change can completely transform the feel of your kitchen. From stainless to oil rubbed bronze there are so many unique style options available to suit any style of cabinet door.
2. Create a Display Space by Adding Open Shelving
Having a space to display pretty dishes, every day appliances, and seasonal decor, can create a focal point in your kitchen, and draw attention away from the problem areas. Adding open shelving doesn’t have to be expensive- there are a variety of brackets and shelf materials available to suit every budget. Less is more when styling open shelves, so stick to items that you love with a connecting theme. Neutral dishes paired with a pop of colour are one of our favourite combos.
3. Have an Old Fridge? Wallpaper It!
Replacing major appliances can get expensive, so why not take a walk on the wild side and liven things up with a wall-papered fridge? From bright, bold patterns, to muted floral patterns, wallpaper is a unique way to update the largest appliance in the kitchen without breaking the bank. With reusable peel and stick options, it has never been easier to tackle this fun DIY project.
4. Replace Your Kitchen Faucet
Washing dishes can be a chore, but a new faucet makes the job a little less dirty. With water-saving options, industrial styles and adjustable spray heads, there are so many faucet options available today. Go classic or follow some of the leading trends with faucets available in just about any finish you can think of. While you are at it, you may as well grab a new tea-towel and scrub brush!
5. Change Out Your Light Fixtures
Never underestimate the power of a statement light fixture. A stylish pendant or classy flush mount can elevate your kitchen to new heights. Add in energy efficient light bulbs or go retro with an Edison style bulb to complete the look. Under cabinet lighting is another way to add beauty and function to your home.