The kitchen is said to be the heart of the home, so why not give it a little extra decorative love? Kitchen remodels are one of the most popular home improvement projects, but you don’t have to go all out to make a major difference in your space. When it comes to small kitchen decoration ideas, less is more, but that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of everything. Kitchen and dining room renovations can be simple or complex, but you should plan ahead of time before tearing into your kitchen.
You can proudly exhibit a collection, hang window treatments, and embellish your kitchen to reflect your style with a touch of restraint to balance your kitchen’s compact scale. With the change of a season, or if you just need a change of pace, it may be time to give your kitchen an overhaul.
Art and Color
Color is vital in kitchen design, especially if you choose a complimenting tone-on-tone palette to create the illusion of space. Consider painting an accent wall in a brilliant color for a striking and surprising design element, as well as a departure from the safe white. An eye-catching wall provides depth and style, as well as highlighting architectural features unique to your space.
Another lovely approach to add a fresh new appearance is to add one large size art piece, as shown in the eclectic dining room above, or to create a gallery wall of prints. Choose something that appeals to you when it comes to wall art, whether it’s family photos, architectural sketches, or an original painting.
Not ready to commit to a bold splash of color? Then use window coverings, a room-anchoring rug, or upholstery in a built-in banquette to add color and design. Both of these essentials soften the kitchen and represent your unique design style, whether it’s casual, formal, classic, or futuristic.
Remember to look up and analyze your lighting situation during the decorating process. Although recessed and under-cabinet lights take up the least amount of space in a tiny kitchen, a couple of pendant lamps above the center island or a stylish drum shade above the built-in breakfast nook will complete the aesthetic.
Crisp whites, cool stainless steel, and lots of natural materials are always stylish. Instead of expensive marble worktops, opt for subway tiles and a slate floor to get the most bang for your dollars. Then add a rustic table that doubles as a kitchen island, as well as wooden boards and bowls, to soften those cold surfaces.
Consider fixtures to be the monochrome room’s spectacular earrings, bringing the glitter and tying the overall design together. The greater the impact of the pendants, the more you utilize. You also don’t need to have a florist on standby. Cut a few branches from your yard and place them in a vase. It will serve as a reminder.
Create the ideal setting for breaking bread and catching up on the day’s events. Take some of our favorite ideas and use them to create a dining room that’s meant to be shared with family and friends.
Upgrade your dining room set with a beautiful new table and dining chair that is unique to you and your home. The custom-designed host and hostess seats are balanced off by elegantly tufted side chairs. The tall wingback chairs are covered in two fabrics: a textured neutral and a gray marble, and they help to bring the room down to size. The ancient Turkish rug and tiered coco bead chandeliers contribute to the room’s devil-may-care vibe.
Formal dining rooms can easily become dreary and out-of-style. Because we eat the majority of our meals at the kitchen table, it’s easy to ignore this area when remodeling. All of the essentials are present in a traditional dining room: a table and chairs, a buffet, dcor, and other furniture as space allows. Aside from the necessities, each dining room deserves a refresh every now and again.
The table is the focal point of every dining area. It commands attention and sets the tone for the entire area. Before you decide to upgrade this statement piece, consider not only the style and size, but also the mood and atmosphere you want to create. A nice table is the workhorse of your dining area, so it’s important to get it right. Choose a table that can withstand wear and tear if you plan to entertain frequently in your dining area — solid wood is a fantastic option. Also, think about how you’ll use your area when selecting furnishings.
Whether you start with simple adjustments or a complete renovation, updating your kitchen and dining room will improve your eating experience. Your kitchen and dining area may be made new again with simple color, pattern, texture, and standout pieces.