Giving your kitchen an upgrade doesn’t need to be expensive! Check out these 7 smart ways to give your kitchen the upgrade it needs.
1. A Fresh Coat of Paint
Add youth to your kitchen by giving your cabinet doors a new coat of paint. You can either stick to the basics by going classy-white, or a try colours like brown or blue if you’re a bit bolder.
Design: JQ Ong
2. It’s All About the Backsplash
Don’t underestimate the power of a good kitchen backsplash! For some cost-friendly ideas, why not try using some simple subway tiles? Washi-tapes are also great for creating patterns, and adding vibrancy to your kitchen.
3. Upgrade Hardware
New knobs, pulls and handles can do more than you think to liven a kitchen, and make it look almost brand new!
Design: Dwell Interior Design
4. Bringing in Plants
You might have read this in our hacks for bathrooms, but the same tip applies for kitchens. A simple potted plant can inject so much more life and colour!
5. Focus on the accessories
Little bits of decor accessories definitely help to make a space bright! For functionality, you can even invest in cheery and colourful kitchen appliances, which will effectively make your kitchen look and feel livelier.
Design: Museum Homes
6. Getting new lights
Lighting is an essential element in any space. Try getting new pendant lights to make your kitchen appear brighter and newer!
Design: Design Intervention
7. Work with simple shelves
Try displaying your pretty crockery with open shelving! They are cheap, and easy to install.