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25 Coolest Stress-Free Kitchen Updates
Kitchens are perhaps the most functional spaces in our homes: here we cook, eat, talk, sometimes work and much more and we usually love our kitchens! If you feel that your kitchen needs a revamp but you aren’t ready to a lot of fuss this wish may cause, we offer some stress-free and easy updates for your space.
Paint Your Cabinets
Painting cabinetry will immediately give your kitchen a brand-new look and will bring it to life. Use bold, vibrant hues from a modern touch that has a hint of new or go dark for that edge that screams vintage chic – it’s totally up to you and you should enjoy this new look.
a trendy two-tone kitchen with upper white cabinets and lower chalk painted ones looks very chic
a two-tone kitchen with white uppers and light blue lowers plus gold hardware looks cool
a black kitchen with white stone countertops and a backsplash looks very contrasting
a graphite grey kitchen with rich tone wooden countertops and a white tile backsplash
an elegant kitchen with classic blue cabinets, white tiles and countertops plus open shelves
Add Fresh Hardware
Completely changing your hardware could be just what your kitchen needs for a new twist. Whether you use unique ones that are extremely modern, or you go for a more traditional vibe you want your new hardware to be just as charming as the rest of the room. You may pair this tip with the previous one or go for only hardware for less fuss.
gold hardware is a timeless idea for every kitchen that always works
retro black fixtures and matching sconces give the kitchen a strong retro feel
brass and gold hardware always look stylish together, and they both bring a chic feel to the space
a dove grey kitchen with silver hardware and white tiles and countertops looks airy and ethereal
a vintage white kitchen accented with copper hardware to give more color and chic to the space
Mix And Match Your Furniture
Matching all your pieces isn’t very much in trend right now, and a little bit of mix and match will make your kitchen look unique without overbearing it. Consider mixing and matching your stools, consider bringing in multiple different hues or even patterns and sizes for that engaging look that is charming with a hint of unique. Furthermore, use stools in different sizes for the ultimate contrast.
a bright kitchen with navy and pink cabinets and a bright pink kitchen island plus a wooden stool
a rough wooden table and kitchen island, with mix and match wooden stools looks very rustic
a kitchen island formed with two dining tables - a stained and a painted one
a small bright kitchen with a blue kitchen island and a set of mismatching colorful stools
a quirky kitchen with a wooden table and al mismatching chairs and stools at the tables
a Scandinavian kitchen with a white dining table and mismatching benches, chairs and stools
Load Up On Lighting
Consider bringing in light fixtures that are large enough to fill the room yet do not take away from your overall facts. It’s all about making the room have a chic appeal while still being charming and bright. Bring in a chandelier and add other light fixtures around for that cohesive charming appeal.
a neutral modern farmhouse kitchen with statement glass and metal lights over the kitchen island
statement wicker pendant lamps over the kitchen island give a cozy and welcoming feel to the space
a white farmhouse kitchen with vintage gold faceted pendant lamps over the kitchen island
neutral and modern glass pendant lamps over the kitchen island and cabinets give style to the space
a cozy farmhouse kitchen with a row of glass and wood pendant lamps over the kitchen island
Functional Kitchen Island
Even if you literally have no space for a kitchen island, you should have one as it can completely change the game in your kitchen – it’s super useful for cooking, cleaning, peeling and other stuff and can be even used to have a meal on it. Go for a functional and practical one to make your kitchen cooler.
a functional kitchen island with two open shelves under the tabletop is a stylish and practical idea
a kitchen island to cook and eat on
a cool and sleek kitchen island that doubles as a dining table, bright stools for sitting
a navy kitchen island that includes an open storage space and some drawers, too