Kitchen Design Ideas for Small Spaces
Many homeowners think that because their kitchen is small, they can’t have a modern look or convenience. In reality, these small spaces are easier to upgrade than large vast kitchens, and with a little creative thinking, you can find more than enough space for everything.
Having a small kitchen is actually a blessing when it comes to upgrading. It would cost a fortune to incorporate luxury finishes in a large space, but your small kitchen can have these things at a fraction of the cost because you need less of each item. For example, granite countertops, hardwood flooring, and new cabinetry are expensive when dealing with long expanses, but a small bit of countertop on each side of the sink is quite affordable if that’s all you need. You won’t need as many square feet of flooring either so go ahead and splurge on high-quality options. Complete the look by introducing stainless steel appliances that will compliment your choices while adding a modern touch to the room.
It is true that you are limited when it comes to space in a small kitchen, but a little creative thinking can overcome this. Build a small kitchen island on shock reducing casters. Pull the island out when you need extra workspace, and use the underneath area for additional storage. When not in use, roll it up against the wall. Look in your local home improvement store for cupboard and drawer organizers. There are many types of racks and bins that you can use to keep things organized while taking advantage of every square inch of space. Hang pots from racks on the ceiling, and be sure to place shelving on any open wall areas for other cookware.
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