I love kitchens. It doesn’t matter if you have a small or big kitchen, we all agree that the kitchen is the heart of the home. Even if you’re not a good cook ( just like me) you still spend lots of time in there. Kitchens need to be functional but most importantly beautiful ( not really I just love beautiful kitchens lol! : ) The key to a successfully styled kitchen is balancing the two.
Here is a list of my favorite styling items in the kitchen. Let’s start with my favorite, trays. You can use trays in different ways, I really love this one. Trays come in different materials and textures. Choose it accordingly to your kitchen style. Photo credit: Contemporist.
Coffee Station. The perfect way to start your mornings. Everything is at hand. Coffee, sugar, mugs etc. This picture is actually the coffee station I created for a client a few months ago. If you don’t have a big kitchen, no worries, it doesn’t have to be this size. A little counter space is enough.
Wooden Cutting Boards. They’re functional and very nice looking. Photo credit: Studio McGee.
Plants. Particularly herbs for cooking however fake plants are sometimes more convenient. Unlike their natural counterparts, fake plants don’t attract insects. They don’t require water for thriving and of course they are low maintenance. Just don’t put them above your upper cabinets that’s totally out of style. Put them in stylish small vases on top of your counters. Photo credit: Pinterest
Lighting . Flood the space with lighting designed for different functions such as under cabinet task lights, pendant lighting over the island, over head pot lights and a fabulous fixture over the table. Photo credit: Athome Arkansas
Art and accessories. This is where you can really bring some of your personality into the space and add the little touches that will really make a room pop. You can do that by adding art work, fun hand towels, rugs, or accessories in to the space. Just be selective. Too many things on the counter top will start to look cluttered and visually disjointed.
I hope you enjoyed these quick tips for styling your kitchen.