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Decorating the Kitchen

by Jaclyn Abergas | November 23rd, 2010 | Home Shopping
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Decorating the kitchen is tricky because of all the appliances involved. These are heavy-duty appliances that could not only damage the entire household but are quite expensive to replace, too. Since that’ll take a lot of planning to do, let’s stick to the factors that can be controlled easily.

Walls

Paint the walls a light color. Bright is sometimes good but not for everyone. Painting the kitchen wall a light color gives it a calm and serene feeling, which is what you need to enjoy making your food. Avoid too many colors on the walls because it might become distracting.

Decor

Use appropriate decor in the kitchen. Instead of blinds, use curtains. Hang framed photos of food, dinner table gatherings, even recipes. Place fresh flower centerpieces on the middle of the table for a brighter feeling in the kitchen.

Furniture

Should you need any furniture inside, try to match it with the look of the room. There are no set of rules, just make sure furniture selected complements all the other elements in the room. For example, if you have light-colored walls, you could have dark, smoky furniture.

Kitchenware

Be aware of the items you can put in your kitchen. If you need to, store all your items, especially the smaller ones, in the same containers to minimize space.

Cabinets

It would be nice if your cabinets matched your furniture. They don’t have to be but make sure everything is in its place. Use glass-paneled cabinets to make it easier to look inside.

Any more ideas for kitchen decorating not discussed here? Let’s talk about it in the comments below.


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