The kitchen is the most important element of our home and is the only place, where our mothers/wives/cooks spend most of the time. Therefore, This article will help you/them make the kitchen more beautiful and eye-catchy.
Kitchens have always been stereotyped as a jazzy/bright appearing area, but very few people know, the main aspect that makes the kitchen more attractive is its functionality and simplicity.
It is very important to set up the purpose of kitchen planning and justifying its place. Equipment placed in an area should have a reason, it cannot be placed there just because we couldn’t find any other good place.
The kitchen design is all about functionality and has standard places for various kitchen accessories. Thus, below are the 9+ free kitchen secrets that will make your existing kitchen extremely attractive and functional.
1. Are You Adding Plants In Your Kitchens?
Plants are a positivity supplier. Plants have always been a great choice for interior elements in the balconies and living rooms, but they play a great role in setting up a great environment in the kitchen as well.
Plants are of various types, depending on which plant you choose. Tiny plants also serve the purpose.
I wouldn’t recommend artificial plants, as they require plenty of cleaning and maintenance.
The specialty of some indoor natural plants is that they don’t require water for a long time and some plants grow even in low sunlight, therefore, these plants can be used and nurtured.
2. Artifacts At Its Best
Artifacts set the mood of the kitchen, it spreads tranquillity and serenity of the space. It lets the elements do the talking.
It’s a decor element and can be of any shape and size. However, Artifacts like vintage utensils or a unique water jug or a beautiful teapot, or a flower vase look very good.
You can go wild when you purchase the artifacts, the only important point is to follow the simplicity of the kitchen, which means the usage of artifacts should be minimal, and in some cases, there should be only one or a maximum of two elements.
3. Spices And Cooking Equipments Near To The Stove
It is important to follow the standard functionalities of the kitchen interiors when it comes to deciding the trolleys and its organization.
Trolleys of spices and major cooking utensils can be directly beneath the stove, as all these should come handy while cooking. However, you would not want to run here and there to find the spices/masalas and other cooking utensils.
4. Dishes And Cutlery Trolleys Near To The Sink
Plates / Crockery / Cutlery / Dishes that are regularly used and cleaned daily has to be near the sink or the dishwasher.
When the dishes are cleaned they are supposed to go back to their respective trolleys, and that will only happen if the dish and cutlery trolleys are near to the sink and not far.
You would not want to spread your arms long wide running everywhere putting each plate to their trolleys after its cleaned.
5. Oven To Be Kept On The Kitchen Platform
This is one of the huge mistakes, people do and don’t follow this amazing hack for easy flow of the kitchen work environment.
The oven shutter usually opens from top to the bottom and an opening of a microwave is sideways.
If a person is baking a cake in an oven, the person has to constantly see if its properly baking or no, this will only happen when the oven is placed on the kitchen platform.
The person would not want to take out heavy and hot food which is above the eye level as it’s not safe as well.
6. Paintings On The Wall Can Be A Good Investment
Paintings have the power to talk in a million ways that a blank wall with simple solid paint doesn’t. However, It is up to you which painting you want to highlight.
If you are someone who likes to be more expressive, you can find a good wall in the kitchen and decorate it with paintings.
You can either buy it online or from a painting exhibit, or you can also make it customized as per your needs by a painter or a graphic designer.
You must have nature-themed paintings or abstract paintings, or pictures depicting happiness, you may also buy an actionable painting with motivational quotes, etc.
7. Simplicity Is The Key
People like to be more relaxed while entering the kitchen to cook, coming up with jazzy and colorful designs will make it look over the top. Therefore, sometimes these differently color-coded walls can make it difficult to accept the interiors of the place.
Simple forms, designs, and themes suit a kitchen. If you are someone who likes more colors and forms, you will have to make sure that it is done in a limited way possible.
8. Fruit Baskets Are Still Trending
Placing a fruit basket somewhere in the kitchen platform shows a great sense of maturity and simplicity.
If you want to follow just one hack amongst these several points mentioned above, this point is something you should follow.
Fruit baskets add a great visual value to the kitchen and even make it look sophisticated.
9. Make The Kitchen Cozier
Cozier is a term that represents warmness and calmness in interior design, which focuses your mind to think positively. Therefore, cozy designs are soothing to the eyes and a great design option if you are planning to renovate one.
These are the basic points to make the kitchen cozier without renovating your whole kitchen:-
- Indirect lighting – Lamps, LED strips, table light fixtures.
- Wall Art – Paintings or Mirror Designs.
- Accent Effect – Graphics, Decorative Storage that doesn’t get affected in kitchen steam, gas, and moisture.
10. Some of the best Kitchen Designs wandering around the internet
There are many such secrets when applied, can make our kitchen and home look amazing, that too without cost implications. Playing with color themes wisely is a very smart move.
In conclusion, if you are someone who likes to be more friendly and impressive you can go with cool colors, that include blue-grey, green, shades, and tints, with the white color as a combination
You are extremely motivated and have the qualities of a leader? You can go ahead with warm colors like maroon, red, orange, yellow, and shades and tints.
Similarly, if you want to make the kitchen cozier, go ahead with dark grey, brown, beige, or offwhite color schemes. It will make the place more unique and more comfortable.
In conclusion, please make sure the kitchen designs are complimenting the entire interior design of the house or vice versa. If you have any queries or you feel like asking me for some advice, you can contact me. I would be happy to help you with my FREE consultation.
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