The kitchen is the most influential part of your home for it has the essential components that every homeowner values. Most homeowners spend more time in their kitchens than any other room in their home and it is the number one room homebuyers look to when considering buying a new house. Here are three essential budget kitchen improvements to put your money where it is most important.
1.) Soften your hard surfaces: Your kitchen has nothing but hard surfaces, from the countertops and flooring to the appliances and walls. Create a softer experience by adding upholstered furniture at the countertop bar, dining areas, and even with small area rugs and wall art. The kitchen doesn’t have to only be cold and sterile.
2.)Add collectibles and personality: Displaying personal items such as vintage collectibles, antiques, and family pictures is a wonderful way to make your kitchen feel like home. Every kitchen has appliances, cabinets and countertops but only your kitchen has the personal touches that makes you feel like cooking and sharing the experience with family and friends.
3.)Update your cabinet hardware: Believe it or not hardware on cabinets can make all the difference in the finished appearance of your cabinetry. Similar to jewelry or accessories for people, hardware creates a finished and clean look. Change your hardware and door pulls to a modern or complimenting style to the rest of your kitchen. You will be amazed at the results.
The smallest additions to your kitchen can make it feel warm and inviting. Use these three essential tips to update your kitchen and breathe new life into it. Adding color, textures, your personality and a few updated finishes will make your kitchen come alive!