A small kitchen is as challenging to decorate as a big one, but that doesn’t mean you should stop right there and allow the size to turn you off. Here are some decorating ideas you can use for a small kitchen that will help you maximize the space and still come up with a great-looking area:
1. Think small to medium size
A small kitchen will do well with smaller items. Don’t eat up the space with bulky furnishings and appliances. Go for slimmer appliances and kitchen cabinets instead. They can offer you the functions you need and will give you the space that you want.
2. Paint it big
If you’re partial to dark colors, you will have to compromise. Dark colors will make your kitchen space look smaller. Choose lighter colors instead, such as taupe, light blue, white or yellow. Use these not only on your walls and ceiling but also on cabinets, countertops and appliances as well.
3. Choose function over form
A small kitchen will limit the number of furnishings and appliances you can put in. Even if you have your heart set on a nice family table, you can’t use it in your kitchen if it’s too large.