Do you have a small kitchen and dream of making it look, organized elegant and comfortable?
Well, today I’ll share easy-to-implement ideas to make a small kitchen look stylish and functional.
I’m sairakuri architect, and interior and lighting designer welcome to our design community. Well, because you can’t miss the upcoming design lessons with all that said, let’s get started with today’s theme and go for light colours in small spaces, it’s essential to opt for light colours, because these stones reflect more light, making the room feel more bright and spacious.
If you have very dark and old wood cabinets, paint them in light tones to give light to the space and make them look. Modern and stylish cover your walls with tiles in soft light tones and paint the ceiling white to emphasize the height of the space.
Make it appear, fresher and amplify the natural light. This feeling of height makes the room, look more spacious and airy if you love, colour, use it but opt for soft tones to create uniformity in the room and pick one that has a high light reflective value.
This scale goes from zero, which will absorb all the light to 100, which will reflect all the light, so the higher the number, the lighter your walls will reflect, helping you maximize natural light in your kitchen when choosing your kitchen colour consider this value to pick The brighter version of the colour you like you, can find this information on the paint.
Swatch, have a kitchen island that you can move. Versatility and multifunctional elements are essential in small spaces. A kitchen needs enough surfaces for food preparation, a mobile island.
You can position it according to your needs, which is a handy element, especially in kitchens with minimal counter space. A mobile island not only provides additional surface area but also provides storage for kitchen utensils.
You can use it as an informal dining table or in tiny spaces. Also, it can be used as a serving table when you have guests at home, for example, look at this mobile island and how they have stylized it.
You can attach it to the wall to free up space, and it has will so you can position it in such a way that it makes it easier to work in the kitchen. I love how they have used functional elements to decorate the island, such as cutting boards pots, books or baskets, choose an adequate size that allows you to move the island and circulate through the space measure, your kitchen and where you plan to position the island to buy The right size without overcrowding, the space, [, Music, ] cabinets with minimalist or invisible handles modern handles are gorgeous accessories.
However, in a small kitchen, the best option is not to use handles, handles, take up space and can be annoying to bump into if you’re remodelling your kitchen opt for, handles integrated in the cabinet, eat-in pools or push open.
The kitchen will look modern, clean, uniform and light [ Music ]. If you already have your kitchen and you can have these systems, you can change old large handles to a more minimalist design. This instantly beautifies your kitchen and makes it look lighter and modern [ Music ], don’t overdo it with upper cabinets.
Try open shelving to avoid cluttering the area with too many upper cabinets. If your kitchen is too small, think about freeing up some areas by putting open shelves which give a much lighter, look and feeling of spaciousness.
This trend is popular in interior design, especially when the kitchen is integrated, with the dining room or living room. However, remember that you must love order and simplicity. If you consider this idea.
Look at this kitchen integrated into the space, the open shelving looks modern. It doesn’t look like a traditional kitchen and blends perfectly with the room decoration. The idea of illuminating the shelves is good because it attracts attention and lights up the workspace.
The best part is that this configuration can be much more economical than having upper cabinets in the entire kitchen. If you have upper cabinets and cannot change them, an excellent visual trick is to paint them white.
This lightens the space significantly since the upper cabinets are unified with the ceiling [, Music ] use vertical space in small kitchens. We must use vertical surfaces to organize and have accessibility to kitchen utensils odd for accessories.
You can mount on the wall to free up space on the work surface, for example, use a magnetic wall, knife holder, a magnetic set of spices, a paper towel holder or any other space-saving accessory. It is important not to clutter each of your walls with these accessories because the kitchen can look disorganized and cluttered illuminate your space, and one issue we can’t overlook is proper kitchen lighting light is the best friend of any small space in a kitchen.
It’S essential to have different lighting layers to assure functionality and a comfortable and safe experience, while cooking here are some ideas to live up. Your small kitchen correctly incorporates functional and task lighting under cabinets to facilitate food preparation such as individual under cabinet lights, or you can use a led strip to get a uniform lighting effect on a budget.
If your kitchen is integrated into the living room or dining room – and you have an island, take a barrage of this area to place one or more hanging lamps, according to your style, make sure you hang the lamp, so it doesn’t interrupt visuals and movement [, Music, ], you can place simple decorative lamps over the sink or food preparation area.
That way, you can use your walls to maximize the space and make your small kitchen look stylish. If you need more light, you can replace the ceiling light with a lamp with multiple bulbs or track lighting.
The lighting effect is modern and sophisticated because there is more contrast in the space. This is a great and economical option. If you can’t invest in a fall ceiling, if you have open shelving or cabinets with glass doors, you can illuminate them.
This gives a modern effect and makes it the focal point of functional and decorative pieces. Another essential trick in small kitchens is decorative pieces that are also functional, for example, invest in wooden cutting boards.
So you can decorate the countertop [ Music ]. If you need a basket to put fruits and vegetables, choose pieces that are functional, but also contribute to the aesthetics of the kitchen, if you have liquid soap, try incorporating dispensers that provide visual order and beauty in small spaces.
We must be much more careful with the details. It is better to have few elements but of better quality and aesthetics. [ Music ] organized inside the cabinets when we talk about kitchens order and organization are critical, especially in small ones, take advantage of your cabinets by using organizational pieces such as pot and lead organizers, shelf risers class and drawers organizers, etc.
When it comes to these types of accessories, an ideal place to get them is Ikea there. You can find many accessories and details that can radically change the function of your kitchen while decluttering the visible areas.
Also on amazon, you can find useful things like these trash bins that you can hide under the sink. I have one of these at home, and i find it quite functional I’ll leave you the link to this and some of my other favourite products in the description box below the cabinets to the ceiling.
Bringing the upper cabinets up to the ceiling is an excellent visual trick. In small spaces, because it emphasizes the room’s vertical lines, additionally, this avoids having a useless area that accumulates dust between the top of the cabinets and the ceiling, bringing the cabinets up to the ceiling, making the kitchen look integrated and part of the architecture.
So if you are building your home or planning a major kitchen renovation, you may consider this design tip [ Music ]. If you already have this space above the cabinets, do your best to make the most of it.
An alternative is to use baskets or boxes with which you can decorate and draw attention. This storage area can be used to put things you don’t use daily, by the way guys, if you want to explore kitchen trends and must-have items, i recommend watching these two videos you’ll find other ideas to plan your kitchen design like a pro – and I leave both links in the description box below reflective surfaces, mirrors and reflective surfaces, give a feeling of spaciousness because they reflect the space and amplify natural light.
If your kitchen is tiny, you can use this trick by hanging a mirror over the sink to create the effect of a window or use it as a backsplash. It’s an out-of-the-ordinary idea, but it can work very well to give the feeling that your kitchen is more spacious than it is and can provide a sophisticated and formal look.
Look at this example here there use mirrors as a backsplash notice how it reflects the outside space and natural light. It looks as if the room has a window in that area. It also gives a sense of depth.
Best of all mirrors are inexpensive and easy to clean, and they come in various finishes and colours, even antique mirrors can give any small kitchen a romantic and chic look. If you are going to opt for this idea, don’t overdo it! It chooses a specific area perfectly where there is more natural light and makes it the focal point.
It should be noted that, like mirrors, glossy surfaces reflect light, helping to create a visual sensation of more space, so in small kitchens, it can be convenient to use liquid polished or metallic finishes.