How To Do A Quick & Easy Kitchen Refresh

Do you envision a dream kitchen in your head or very often pin gorgeous kitchen images to your Pinterest board?

Do you think that owning that dream kitchen is pricey? Honestly, a full-scale renovation might not be in your budget.

But, it doesn’t mean you can’t beautiful your kitchen the way you want, without remodeling it.

Try out the following clever updates and quick add-ons to give your kitchenette the facelift it craves for without shelling out big bucks.


1. Switch out lighting

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The hand-blown glass pendants shown here are beautiful, versatile choices, and at less than $200, they certainly won't break the bank.

You have endless options with lighting. Ideally, try out pendant lights to create a focal point of the room. Make sure the lighting is functional, in addition to being gorgeous and stylish.

The elegant triplet of white pendant lighting, hanging over a dining table adds accent, uniqueness, and functionality to the combined kitchen and dining space.

You can add some drama to your kitchen by having under-cabinet LED lights. It adds soft lights and looks especially awesome at night.


2. The Bold Black

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The black is back, and this time, it is dominating soft hues in kitchens. The black marble kitchen looks modern and sleek at the same time.

It’s a great idea to freshen up your kitchen if you have a little more than the average budget for remodeling your space. Alternatively, choose only one portion to be all black.

In this inspiration, lighting does all the magic. So incorporate black in your cooking space with a thoughtful combination of lighting.


3. Incorporate Patterns

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It can be probably a vintage rug or modern floral wallpaper just above the cabinet. Patterns add tons of personality and statement to even the smallest kitchens.

The pattern these days are not limited to plastic or paper wallpaper. You can create amazing wall patterns using tiles also.

Just make sure you choose patterns that complement the overall theme of your kitchen as well as your home.


4. Hang Floating Shelves

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Let the shelves in your kitchen float and add style to an otherwise ordinary kitchen.

The bonus point is you will have an increased storage space with floating shelves.

Take cues from this inspiration. Wooden floating shelves beautifully add a rustic hint to this stunning black-themed kitchen. These look stylish and functional at the same time.

You can have some rustic or contemporary ledges over your kitchen to stack glasses, dishes, and even some leaned artistic pieces as well.


5. A Colourful Kitchen

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Do you love colours, but you think the kitchen is not the right place to show your love? That’s not true anymore!

Take inspiration from the super-stylish and colourful kitchen that brings in vibrant and neutral tones together into a striking combination.

Just be careful with your colour scheme. Don’t go entirely neutral or entirely vibrant!

Bonus tips

Have a small herb garden on the window of your kitchen. Play with chic accents to spruce up the appeal and feel of your cooking space.

Do you have some more great ideas? Let us know in the comment below.


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