Small Space Kitchen Design Suggestions
Find hints and tricks for making a small kitchen feel open, efficient and comfortable.
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Kitchen Ceilings and Floors
Don't forget the ceiling and floor when planning your space. Small kitchens can really benefit from adding a few extra touches up high or down low. Keep the floor in your design aesthetic by adding a rug or floor covering to provide texture and color. Add dimension to the ceiling with lighting. Besides adding style and personality, it will draw the eye up adding vertical depth. Keep the ceiling white or a light color so the eye will continue moving up.
Kitchen Design Statement - Your Luxury Item
Add a splash of luxury or shine. While many homeowners are being thoughtful about saving money these days, it's definitely possible to add a little bit of affordable luxury into your kitchen. Instead of planning for an often-expensive marble countertop, go with a more affordable natural stone and draw the eye up with a sparkling vintage chandelier. If you love the look of a stamped copper sink but don't love the price tag, add a copper-tile backsplash. Small, yet affordable, details work big in small spaces.
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