Stefania Morice Uncategories, 2017-10-11 10:58:27. You‘re making potato salad for a picnic. In the next 15 minutes, you‘ll drain fresh-cooked potatoes, peel and grate hardboiled eggs, chop onion and celery, and mix a tasty dressing for your salad — and you‘ll do it all using the natural components of the kitchen‘s sink/cutting center.This center‘s focus: washing, chopping, draining and preparing food. Its designated area: the sink and a counter area next to the sink. Storage for this center can include the counter, sink storage areas, a drawer and cabinet space.
Pansy Godefroy Kitchen Decorating, 2017-04-13 17:52:08. A peninsula can be a great addition to just about any kitchen design, but it‘s particularly useful in smaller spaces where a freestanding kitchen island isn‘t feasible because it would take up too much floor space. Likewise, some homeowners with kitchens with three connected walls may want to explore taking out one wall to create a more open flow between the kitchen and dining room or kitchen and living room. Doing so can create a great opportunity to add a peninsula in the vacant space.
Pansy Godefroy Kitchen Decorating, 2018-01-30 11:07:35. First, eliminate the extras. Exchange pendant lights for recessed lighting and swap space-hogging appliances for models that can be tucked in drawers. Secondly, make a place for everything and put everything in its place. To this end, consider a pullout pantry or extend a windowsill for an extra storage perch. So that your tiny kitchen layout works double-duty, install a retractable eat-in peninsula that doubles as counter/dining space. Opt for chairs that also serve as seating in the living room. Every culinary headquarters needs a space for dining. Whether you have an island or a peninsula, utilize this surface in your small kitchen design for cooking prep, dining and as a buffet for entertaining. Bringing in an island on casters provides a mobile dining space when you need, it and it can be rolled away when you don‘t. Another idea for designing an eat-in space in your small kitchen is to install a built-in booth to accommodate the tight space. With a thoughtful design, you can also use the space underneath the seating for extra kitchen storage.
Pansy Godefroy Kitchen Decorating, 2018-01-31 10:29:16. One of the first things to consider when planning to decorate a galley kitchen is the color scheme. Because they tend to be slim, small spaces, galley kitchens occasionally run the risk of appearing dark and cramped. So lightening up the space with the use of light and bright colors can be a great start. Consider using whites, creams or light yellows for walls and backsplashes; try whites or light, natural woods for cabinets.
Ivonne Caillauda Kitchen Decorating, 2018-01-31 11:21:57. It‘s easy to enjoy the functional aspects of a small, efficient galley kitchen. Learning how to decorate a galley kitchen can ensure that the kitchen space you spend time in with friends, family and guests will be both functional and attractive.
Ivonne Caillauda Sinks and Faucets, 2018-02-01 09:10:10. Every kitchen needs a sink and faucet. When it comes to selecting these staples, style is secondary, says Max Isley, owner of Hampton Kitchens in Raleigh, N.C., and a National Kitchen and Bath Association board member.
Hanrietta Meyer Uncategories, 2018-01-31 10:31:05. What‘s a table without chairs to pull up to it? Selecting the right seating is paramount to the overall style and function of a small kitchen. Again, you‘ll want to pair the seating with the floor plan while maintaining the "less is more" concept. For example, it‘s a smart idea to pass on bulky armchairs to line the dining table in favor of slender bistro chairs or barely-there Lucite chairs to eliminate visual clutter. Backless barstools are easily tucked under the kitchen island, while built-in or stand-alone benches conserve space by easing against a wall in the breakfast nook.
Pansy Godefroy Kitchen Decorating, 2018-01-30 11:18:43. Another idea for a small kitchen layout is to consider exposed cabinetry. The open shelving establishes an airy feel to the room. Further this goal of creating the idea of roominess in your galley kitchen design by slapping a fresh coat of white or light-colored paint on the walls and cabinets. The uniformity of monochromatic colors creates the impression of spaciousness in a tight space. Tying your small kitchen‘s style to that of the adjoining room, whether by flooring, cabinetry, or color, is another tip for making the compact space appear larger through a sense of unity.
Hanrietta Meyer Kitchen Cabinet, 2018-02-04 15:05:39. Although classic kitchen cabinets are something of a "blank slate," there are many style adornments you can add to them that will significantly increase their visual appeal and personality. You might also want to consider featuring contrasting colors when choosing floors and countertops. For example, dark hardwoods for floors and grays or blacks for countertops can add a great one-two punch of color contrast and aesthetic appeal. Additionally, simple, classic details like crown molding or glass-front doors can also add visual appeal and interest to your classic kitchen cabinet design, creating a traditional but still vibrant and appealing kitchen design.
Pansy Godefroy Kitchen Backsplash, 2018-02-01 08:56:47. Now that the amount of material you‘ll need has been determined, it‘s time to consider the type. There are several popular types of metal backsplash tile, and one of the most commonly used these days is stainless steel. A common feature of modern appliances, stainless steel offers a bright and easy-to-maintain surface as well as great durability—and it‘s even available in a wide range of colors and textures, including shiny or matte finishes.
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