Building an efficient yet compact kitchen in a quite small budget seems to be impossible. Well, it isnât as hard and impossible as you think. Here are some easy ideas to remodel your kitchen to a compact, attractive, affordable and efficient kitchens:
1. Become an illusionist
Create the illusion of having more space with the appropriate lighting. With suitable lighting the room looks big and spacious even though it may be small. Add lights under you counter and under your cabinet and place where you feel are dark and dull places, and use preferably white to paint your kitchen as it goes well it contrast to the dark kitchen cabinets.
2. Shrink your appliances
Although you cannot shrink you old appliances (like a fairy), you may have to sell your earlier old and bulky appliances and buy new, classy and compact ones. It may cost you lot of money, but it is the most essential part of a kitchen remodelling. Look out for the trendy appliances like mini dishwashers which are eco-friendly and compact.
3. The magic tiles
There isnât anything as magic tiles as any tile can do this magic! Place the tiles diagonally and make your kitchen look longer. Use bright tiles to make your kitchen brighter, as the brightness of the kitchen peps you up while youâre feeling lazy to cook.
4. Boost your storage
Make deeper cabinets and use dish washers which washes your dishes and also provides a place to store them.
5. Magic of the kitchen island
Making an island in the middle of your kitchen serves as a storage place and also is accessible from any corner of the kitchen. If possible you can add a few counter stools and use it as a breakfast table. It is literally in your kitchen hence easier to serve when you are in a hurry.
6. Hang it
All your pots and pans, it gives your cabinets space as these pots and pans are one of the most space occupying articles in your kitchen. Hanging the pots and pans also add a attraction to your kitchen.
7. The charm of the galley
A galley kitchen design saves place and works extremely well for compact kitchens, as this increases the storage space and doesnât make your kitchen look cluttered and dull. A galley kitchen lets you to line up your appliances on the either side of the corridor, thus is more space saving.
8. Clear the clutter
De-cluttering is the most tiring job in a kitchen remodeling. If you can’t de-clutter the whole kitchen in a single day, consider de-cluttering everyday for fifteen minutes. Make open shelved cabinets so that you can keep an eye on the growing clutter.
9. The enchanting window
Make a large and majestic window preferably above the sink or any where you think, must have sunshine. Have a cantilevered window area which has a very scenic view to pep you up while cooking.
10. Choosing your paint
Choose your paint scheme cautiously and carefully as wrong shades tends to make you feel unhappy, dull and exhausted. Use light colours preferable white, earthen color tones, green, yellow and steel. Good color schemes also help to make your kitchen look spacious and large.