Your kitchen is probably a place where you spend a large amount of time each day. However, if the space is looking a little outdated or bland, you may find it dampens your mood. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to give your kitchen a facelift, and many of them can be done without spending very much money. Read on to find out four cheap ways to do a kitchen makeover.
Do a Deep Clean
a kitchen is primarily used for food preparation, it can quickly get soiled
with grease, the remnants of leftovers and general household dust. Get started
on the right foot by giving you kitchen a good, old-fashioned cleaning. Make sure you focus on obvious things, such as floors and windows, but
don’t forget to tackle hard-to-reach or inconspicuous areas, such as on top of
the refrigerator and inside the microwave.
cleaning is not your forte, for this part consider hiring a cleaning service or
maid just to deep clean your kitchen.
kitchen can seem more unattractive than it really is if the area is very
cramped. Perhaps you truly are dealing with a space that’s too small for your
needs. However, that doesn’t mean your mission to improve your kitchen is an
impossible one. Explore storage ideas such as:
- Hooks that allow you to keep things above your head
- Cube-style shelves
- Bags that can be hung on the inside of cabinet doors
- Segmented drawer organizers
- Pot racks
like those can help you get more organized and clear away clutter. If you’re
looking for a more involved but longer-lasting type of improvement, think about
ordering custom-made cabinets that meet your lifestyle and boost the value of
amazing the difference hardware makes on cabinets. I remember the fuss my
mother made when she was trying to figure out what she wanted for hardware in
the house. I didn’t see the impact of it at the time but now whenever I walk
into their home the matching brass hardware really pulls everything together.
not every piece of metal from knob to nail needs to match, I’ve found that
hardware in the kitchen makes a definite impact on the overall look. Luckily,
it’s very easy to make your cabinets reflect personal preferences. The hardest
part will be choosing which finish and style you
swapping out particular cabinet hardware or even staining or painting your
cabinets your kitchen will get an all-new fresh look.
Credit: By Tomwsulcer (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons]
it’s very helpful if your kitchen has a focal point, such as a piece of art
that reflects something you’re passionate about. Perhaps you could hang a
picture of the Eiffel Tower over the sink so you can look at it while you wash
dishes and daydream about how you took a trip to Paris during your senior year
of college. On the other hand, maybe it would resonate more strongly with you
to purchase art that features your favorite inspiring quote. Regardless of the
specifics, when you’re able to find art that make you feel fulfilled, it could
go a long way in improving the décor of your kitchen.
that you have these kitchen makeover ideas, there’s no need to wait
any longer to make your kitchen look fresh and new. Try them today, and you
just may be surprised how effective the tips are in helping you meet your goal.
Lawrence blogs over at Homey Improvements and enjoys gardening, traveling and cooking healthy meals in her
apple-red kitchen. You can find Ali on Twitter @DIYfolks
Betty Johnson says
That’s true that your kitchen cabinets can really make a difference in your kitchen. They are kind of the face of your kitchen since they draw the eye quite a bit. I should look into staining my cabinets or something. I’m excited to see what the finished product will look like.
That’s true kitchen is very important. Thanks for sharing tips on how we can update a kitchen in our home.
Gordan Ladd says
Yes, hanging a picture in the kitchen does freshen up the kitchen. But most importantly is to keep the kitchen clean. Recently I found a great piece abstract art. Just color and shapes and now they look great in my kitchen.