Your kitchen is the center of your home. It’s the room that you use the most. Why not make it a place that you want to be?
4 Ways a Kitchen Remodel Can Improve Your Home
The following are four ways a kitchen remodel can improve your home, not just make your kitchen look better.
When you think about displaying art, you probably think about your living room, entryway, or hallways. However, your kitchen is more than just a place to store appliances and dishes.
Of course, common sense would dictate that you would not hang expensive art in a place where it could be exposed to water, heat, grease, food particles, etc. However, if there is a digital download that you can print legally or a cheap piece you find at a thrift store that has images of foods or beverages, it can add a nice touch to your kitchen.
Improve the Lighting
Improving the lighting fixtures in your kitchen is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to make it feel more cozy or expensive. You can hang chandeliers or gold lantern pendants or use recess lighting to take your kitchen from simply functional to something stylish and a place you want to hang out.
Play Around with Geometric Tiles
Tiles present a repeating pattern that you can use on your backsplash, counter, or floor. It doesn’t matter the shape or size of these areas.
You can go with traditional tiles and square tiles. If you choose a neutral hue, you can use more playful patterns to spice up your kitchen’s décor without breaking the bank or overwhelming the space.
If kitchen remodeling is part of your plans, think in advance about the colors and designs of your cabinets, countertops, and appliances. See if it is possible to introduce a new color pattern into the kitchen using geometric tiles that create lines to complement the overall look of your kitchen. Overall, what you’re looking for is to make the space truly yours and not just a part of a house where you live.
Change Your Counters
If you have a little money in your budget and want to do a big update in your kitchen, change your countertops. Some would argue that your cabinets are the most visible thing in your kitchen. However, what people see first are the counters. You could use classic soapstone or a bold granite pattern to transform your kitchen into a beautiful place where you would be happy to gather with family and friends.
Your kitchen is the space where you and your family and friends will spend a lot of time. Create an area you will enjoy by making changes here and there until you feel it’s perfect.
About the Writer: Kara Masterson is a freelance writer from West Jordan, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah and enjoys writing and spending time with her dog, Max.