When thinking about giving your kitchen a makeover, there are a number of considerations — but first of all, you need to decide whether you’re after a complete overhaul including furniture, appliances, flooring, countertops, etc. or do you just want to change one aspect and give your kitchen interiors a nice shake-up. While going from scratch may be the best way to give your kitchen a brand new look, it’s expensive as well as time-consuming. If you’re not prepared to invest as much time and money, there are still some ways you can breathe life into your old kitchen. Here are some ways to give your kitchen a new look by replacing or upgrading the kitchen furniture.
Open shelving is a new trend that many homeowners are adopting, regardless of the kind of look they desire for their kitchen. Open shelving boosts the functionality of the kitchen along with enhancing the aesthetics. Ditching closed cupboards and boxed storage spaces for open shelving not only helps make things more accessible but also creates an illusion of spaciousness. An ideal space for the open shelving would be just behind the kitchen island. This way you can show off your range of cutlery, select herbs, etc. and keep things within easy access.
Kitchen cabinets are the most important type of kitchen furniture and can dictate the overall look of your kitchen. Before choosing a cabinet decide whether you want the kitchen to reflect the decor of the rest of the home or do you want the kitchen to have its own character.
Cabinets are available in a variety of styles and materials, so you can choose metallic cabinets for a modern kitchen or hardwood cabinets for a classic or countryside style kitchen. The best part, you can just replace the cabinet doors and give your kitchen a whole new look.
See-through cabinets are another way to add style to your kitchen. Neatly stacked plates and cups arranged in an orderly fashion inside a cabinet with transparent glass door is a great way to add style statement to your kitchen.
Butcher Block Countertops
Butchers blocks make great countertops because of their beauty, warmth, how well they go with a variety of kitchen styles. Plus, they are affordable. They require proper care and maintenance to keep them looking their best, so remember that before choosing butchers blocks for your kitchen countertops. With a wide variety of styles like these butchers blocks from Hudson Furniture, you can play around with a lot of different looks for your kitchen.
Kitchen Island with In-built Wine Rack
Want to show off your collection of rare wines but can’t find enough space to place a wine rack? No worries! A kitchen island with an in-built wine rack would be the perfect way to show off your collection while keeping the bottles within easy reach.
The Plate Rack
Install a plate rack in your open kitchen to have quick access to dinnerware. If you have a collection of plates that are worth showing off, then a plate rack is the perfect way to make your kitchen stand out. Being able to store the plates vertically also minimises the chance of breakage. Plate racks are available in a wide range of styles including classic, modern, rustic, etc. so you can choose the one that suits the decor of your kitchen.
The modern kitchen has evolved a lot and it continues to evolve with new kitchen furniture being introduced by the kitchen designers. So consider giving your kitchen a facelift with these modern kitchen furniture ideas and watch it transform into a whole new space!