Kitchen Remodeling Concepts
Tired of your old and out of date kitchen? Need a creative and affordable way to remodel it? Kitchen remodeling projects can be accomplish on a barebones budget and still end up with a dynamite result. The Project can even pull together an old kitchen without spending your life savings. Kitchen remodeling contractors can start on a Monday morning and be finished by Friday and be finished in time for dinner guests!
Whether you choose new cabinets or new cabinet refacing doors, new pulls add even more style. In a small kitchen, put money into pulls and hardware. Fancy pulls can make the kitchen cabinets look fabulous. Consider vintage pulls. This Idea can be very rewarding and beneficial. Available styles and colors are available on all different type of materials.
Open Shelf Cabinets
Less is better! Look at your kitchen cabinets and consider which doors could be removed to expose the shelving, or if you are replacing your cabinets, then choose open shelf designs. Open cabinet shelving helps a kitchen look bigger and up to date. Be creative and display your favorite dishes, baskets and anything your heart desires. You can reface your cabinets interior (for cabinet refacing projects) also or just paint the inside of the cabinets to blend with the outside, bright design for snap and speed.
When designing your kitchen consider doors with glass fronts. The glass can be clear or frosted or you can get stained glass doors and master them to fit. Showcase heirloom dishes, glassware, silver, anything your taste will allow. You can also line the inside glass with sheer fabric. And if you've removed some doors to create open shelves, the glass fronts add to the look beautifully.
Recessed or track lights brighten up any kitchen. Wire suspension lights can make the space look contemporary and new. Find lights to add life and freshness. All types of lighting will put light where you need it, create space or raise the ceiling. If you have a very small kitchen, make a box or rectangle of lights with extra small halogen bulbs.
Add new countertops at the same time your kitchen remodeling project is under way. Sometimes it pays to have a small kitchen. If the counter space is not strong to hold the new tile, go ahead and add on expensive tile. It will make the entire kitchen look fantastic. With small countertops, you may be able to buy antique or southwestern tile. Tiling a small countertop is easy. Ask your contractor for details.
One Day Floors
Today there are a number of self-stick tiles and wood floor products that can be added for a quick remodel. Beautiful wood floors and kitchen back-splashes can be done in an afternoon. Consider a floor with a dark color such as mahogany. To tie in the wall or cabinet color and coordinating wall tiles to blend.
Here is another great kitchen decorating idea. A modern new faucet can make an old sink come back to life. New faucets in white or chrome with pull-out sprays, look great for the money and your dream kitchen is complete.
One of the best and rewarding ways to add space to your kitchen without costly alterations is to attach a framed mirror to the walls adjacent to the kitchen cabinets. It will create the illusion of a bigger kitchen with more lighting. Place one above on the ceiling or on your cabinet sides, the possibilities are endless.
Kitchen Window Coverings
New kitchen window coverings makes the window and the wall look fresh and finished. A blind topper cut to size or a metal-tone mini blind add touch, privacy and light control. Wood Shutters fitted into a window frame can be installed in an afternoon and are readily available in white or natural. Stain or paint them or leave them alone.