Published at Friday, November 10th 2017. by Nanci Meyer in Kitchen Ideas.
We love our kitchens. We spend so much time in them creating meals and memories with people that we love. So it only makes sense that like the food we cook in them our kitchens should be a reflection of creativity and happiness.
Mosaics and Focal Points The biggest real estate for a focal point is behind the stove. Create focal points by changing up the pattern or color scheme of your materials whether that’s laying tile at an angle or mixing and matching complimentary colors. And if you’re on a budget splurge on that stove-top wall and use a less expensive material everywhere else.
Stainless Steel Most people are after matching stainless steel appliances in their kitchen. Why? Because they look sharp and are central to a modern updated design. Using stainless steel as the backsplash–either with tiles or a solid sheet–is a continuation of that same feel and creates a sleek uniform look. The material is easy to wipe clean doesn’t require grout and will last forever.
Open shelving is everywhere right now and we love it. Obviously there are pros and cons to this look but when it’s done right it can add extra color and personality to any kitchen decor. Open shelves are a great solution for small and large kitchens alike and create an open airy energy in your kitchen. It’s also a great way to keep track of your items and keep clutter to a minimum. If you’re considering giving open shelves a shot or are just feeling the itch to redecorate your shelves we’ve got 22 genius tips on how to have the most stylish kitchen in town.
Pull-out & Pull-down Kitchen Faucet Sprays Pull out kitchen faucets with rinsing sprays transform the kitchen sink into a multifunctional work zone.
Do you really need a one? Not really. But you’ll inevitably get that wall dirty while cooking or washing dishes and an easy-to-clean surface can make messes easier to wipe up especially if your stove doesn’t have a one built in. And almost any type of material can work–from bamboo to corkboard–as long as it’s properly sealed.