4 Simple Ways to Add Luxury To Your Kitchen

The best Cuisinerosemere.com kitchen designs will surely make your home more beautiful, but maybe you are not in the market for a massive overhaul.  Perhaps it is a little out of your price range. Maybe you just don’t have the time to redesign an entire room.  Well, if you have found yourself in a situation like this, here are a few simple things you can do that can work wonders on your kitchen, with very little time and money.

ADD A RUG

Sure, you are familiar with rugs in the living room and the bedroom but there is no reason you can’t have one in the kitchen too.  Not only can this really help to add some much needed color (after all white is a classic base color and gray is growing in popularity) but it can also add texture.  This texture will greatly complement stainless steel appliances and smooth cabinets but it will also provide your bare feet with a little comfort too, more comfort than a cold, bare kitchen floor often provides.  Consider, too, a simple carpet runner in the high traffic areas of your kitchen (like along the food prep counter or by the sink).

 

ADD A PENDANT LIGHT (or more than one)

Lighting fixtures are surprisingly easy to change, especially if you don’t have anchor the base.  A pendant light, then, is perfect as you can typically just screw the base into the ceiling where the old fixture might have been.  Pendant lights are functional, of course, but the add a homemade—and very elegant—touch to your existing kitchen.

PAINT YOUR BACKSPLASH

Yes, it is not very hard to install a new back splash, but if you really want something special, you might find it even better to paint it instead.  Sure, it might be a little more time consuming but, when you take into account the cost of new back splash tiles versus the cost of new paint, you might actually save some money!

FACADES

Did you know that you don’t have to install new drawers and cabinets to make your kitchen look new.  For example, you can add trim to your drawers to make them look “fancier” than they really are.  Or you can actually give your sink faucet a facelift with just a touch of bronze spray paint. Or you can just apply a sheet of stainless steel contact paper to your appliances (which actually makes it look like you bought a brand new stainless steel refrigerator or dishwasher).