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The kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where nourishing recipes are prepared and where family members reunite after long days apart. Many kitchens are also hot spots during parties and get-togethers. If you are looking to spice up your home decor, then start by getting to the heart of the matter. Here are a few ways to take your kitchen style from cookie-cutter to custom cuisine.
A Dash of Color
Your kitchen is where flavors fly—why should it be bland? Neutral pallets are all the rage right now, but even the stark white kitchen of your dreams might begin to feel dull eventually. Introducing eye-catching colors is a great way to breathe new life into a tired kitchen.
One way to bring in some color is obvious—you can paint the walls a hue that speaks to you. If you are happy with your current wall color or are simply not up for a project of that scope, then you can just add a few brightly colored accessories instead. Seeing your favorite small appliance in your favorite color every time you walk into your kitchen is a surefire way to enjoy a mood boost.
Spice Up Your Kitchen
Over the last fifty years, kitchen cabinet styles have seen a lot of variations. Unless your home is brand-new and custom built, there is a good chance that you are not in love with your current cabinet setup. Maybe their interior space is more dysfunctional than the Sopranos, or maybe they are just plain ugly. Replacing your outdated cabinet selection with styles that are beautiful on the outside and functional on the inside can be a great way to fall back in love with your kitchen.
Customization is easy because your options are virtually endless. For example, Kitchen Cabinet Kings offers a vast assortment of wood finishes. These gorgeous exteriors house any combination of interior trays, shelves, and compartments that you might want. You can even have pre-assembled cabinets shipped directly to your house and install them yourself. Once you are done, you can organize your kitchen to fit your needs exactly and then look upon it with satisfaction.
A nice backsplash is a simple detail that has a strong impact. Aside from their functional aspect of being cleanable surfaces that can withstand cooking messes, backsplashes are also useful for giving your kitchen a cohesive look.
No matter what your décor style is, you should be able to find or make a backsplash that matches it. For example, subway tile is currently a popular look, but you might prefer a mosaic or even blackboard scheme instead. If you want to save money and learn something new, then installing the backsplash yourself is the way to go.
Spice Up Your Kitchen
When a space is drab, the people in it feel drab, too. It would be a shame to continue feeling unhappy with your kitchen when there are so many simple ways to make changes. Whether you decide it is time for a cabinet overhaul or merely time for a bright yellow coffee pot, there is no wrong way to spice things up as long as it makes you smile. The time has arrived to make the heart of your home a little happier.