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Creating Culinary Paradise: Décor Ideas for The Kitchen

While the kitchen may exist primarily for cooking and eating, you can still personalise the space. Cooking can be incredibly enjoyable, especially if you don’t see it as a chore. Picking out a few different items can allow you to make the space feel more welcoming and even make some of your tasks significantly easier. When doing so, you may want to think about your kitchen layout, including surfaces available to decorate, before purchasing items.

Personalise Your Walls

It can be tempting to keep your walls clear in the kitchen, especially if you are likely to make a lot of mess. However, this can make the room feel somewhat cold. Many meals, conversations, events, and family moments will happen in this space, so why not consider making it more of a family or friend-orientated room? This can easily be achieved with a basic photo on wall concept.

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Start by choosing some of your favourite pictures of your family, pets, or friends to decorate the space, and select the size and finish of the custom prints you think will look best. The number of options available means you’re sure to find something that suits your personal style and the amount of space you have to work with.

Have Some Gadgets on Display

Not all of your kitchenware needs to be kept in cupboards or drawers. Certain items may be used far more frequently than others. While these may not necessarily have been bought for aesthetic reasons, they can add to the décor in your kitchen.

Buying kitchen tools that make your life easier can also be a great idea, especially if you cook the majority of your meals from scratch. Some of these may also be available in the same colour scheme as the room, meaning they might actually look great when kept on under-cupboard hooks or even given a home on the worktop. When doing this, it can be important to remember to clean underneath these items, rather than just around them, to prevent bacteria from having a place to grow.

Grow Your Own

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Some homes, especially flats, may have limited or no outdoor space available. This means that growing your own veg or herbs is a bit of a challenge. However, it may still be possible to set up a mini herb garden directly on your kitchen windowsill. This can provide you with a variety of different herbs that you might use in your everyday cooking while adding a bit of life to the space.

When choosing plants, you may want to consider how much sunlight they are likely to get from that window. Microgreens and smaller fruit plants could also potentially be grown on a kitchen windowsill. Knowing that you’ve grown and harvested the food going into your meal could make it taste that much more delicious.

Changing your kitchen can help you enjoy the art of cooking even more. Taking into account the space available, you may be able to help it represent your family, even if your budget is small.