Kitchen Ideas For Inside or Outdoor Kitchens
You don't have to be stuck making meals in a kitchen
that's as dead as a doorknob. With a little imagination
and some effort, you can create a great personalized look
that will make your kitchen one of the best features in
your home. Here are a few kitchen decorating ideas you can
use to create a beautiful new space.
More than anything making the kitchen your own is at the
top of the list. Don't be so concerned with the latest
trends but what makes you feel good. The kitchen should be
comfortable and functional and a place to show off your
cooking skills (or lack of) to family and friends. Make
the effort to find the kind of decoration or accent pieces
that fit your own individual taste. If you are going for
the country look or the shabby chic look, add lots of
baskets to put dry flowers, plants or fresh cut flowers
in. Also load your basket up with fruit for a walk by
snack. Going modern means lots of stainless steel, sleek
racks and decor's with clean lines.
Keep your kitchen cabinets fresh and flowing with the
decor of your kitchen. Painting is an easy, inexpensive
change or strip and varnish to match your kitchen's
interior. Simple changes like replacing the cabinet
handles or knobs makes a noticeable difference. Changing
just the front of the cabinets with interior recessed
lighting really updates the look. Consider too, changing
out your appliances if need be. Another consideration is a
hanging rack from the ceiling for utensils and pots. They
add lots of interest to the kitchen and free up more
cabinet space. Adding B board gives the kitchen a
nostalgic kind of feel. If you feel your kitchen is the
way you want it but still not completely satisfied with
the overall look, change the flooring! Go from vinyl to
hardwood, for warm ambiance or go with stone for the cozy
old world feel.
Your flooring should always reflect the theme of your
kitchen. If the idea of being outside cooking is more your
thing, consider an outdoor kitchen. A well-designed
outdoor kitchen can also be an added bonus for your home
with hours of fun for family and friends. No more indoor
messes! The animals and kids can have a blast being loud!
If you need help with the design ideas of your outdoor
kitchen, you can check out decorating magazines or certain
home improvement stores. Don't have sticker shock when you
read the price tag because the outdoor kitchen can come
with some hefty prices. Shop around and also check out
your friends or other family members outdoor kitchens. You
can learn allot by picking their brains and finding out
what obstacles you might face with this project.
If your budget is limited, start out with just purchasing
your grill. Then as your budget allows, add other
components to bring your outdoor kitchen space to life.
There are plenty of inexpensive things to do such as
adding flowers to your outdoor area, hanging lights to
produce the restaurant look or adding outdoor furniture
that blends in with the theme of your outdoor kitchen
space. Just do as your budget allows, and in the meantime,
enjoy nature's beauty and sounds.