Do you feel your kitchen is too small to cater to your needs and cannot store all the kitchen appliances you want? Well, if this is the situation you are in, you need not worry. This article intends to show you some ways that will help you turn your tiny kitchen into a space that can store everything you want and will serve you in a way you always wanted it to be. Have a look:
You have to accept the fact that you just cannot accommodate every big kitchen accessory into your tiny kitchen. You have to prioritize here, as in design your kitchen in a way that it accommodates the basic and the most needed kitchen appliances on a priority basis, and if you still have space then you can place the other things as well. Besides storage, you need to design an efficient working space that serves as a working counter and a storage altogether.
Kitchen is a place where a homemaker spends a great deal of time every day, and if the space is tiny, it can probably make the homemaker feel claustrophobic. It feels like a space wherein you are stuck between overhead cabinets and shelves. Moreover, due to lack of space, the cabinets are placed too high and it becomes difficult for a person to reach them. In such a situation, the best option is to open up. Keep the overhead shelves open, use pot racks, and magnetic knife holders to make your kitchen look big and open.
One of the best ways to make your kitchen look bigger is to include glass to the kitchen interiors. You can use glass tabletops, glass counter, or the glass doors that makes the kitchen look more spacious than it actually is. Reflective glass tiles can also be used, which make your kitchen sparkle.
Lighting is one of the most important aspects to be taken into consideration while trying to make a place look bigger. Different areas of your kitchen require different lighting. Like using incandescent lighting below the upper cabinets, the spot lighting directed towards cabinetry makes your kitchen glow and it looks spacious. Whereas, the hanging pendant lights make the eating area fit for eating.
Pastel and light colors will make your kitchen look taller. The bold colors like red and green can also make your tiny kitchen look big and more interesting.
Having a big kitchen in modern apartments wherein space is a major problem is actually not possible. But you don’t need to be disheartened, following simple ideas and making the best of available space can make your kitchen as efficient and good as a larger one.