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Create A Welcoming Kitchen With These 5 Tips

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The kitchens’ responsibilities and significance in the household have grown beyond providing delicious food. From a hub for homework projects, family discussions, and coffee chats, your kitchen must adapt to facilitate the demands of a busy household. 

If you want a more functional, welcoming kitchen, it’s possible. This post covers everything you need to know to make your kitchen more inviting to friends and family.

Rustic Decor 

The color, interior, and accessories you choose play a large part in determining who enters the kitchen, and who stays. 

Warm, cozy environments are places most people want to be and spend time in to socialize and relax. To create an atmosphere that emulates these vibes, consider rustic interior design. You can view hundreds of kitchen renovations on Google, Pinterest, and Instagram to gauge how rustic interior in your kitchen area will look.

Also, think about splashing a few plants and flowers around the room to break up the decor. Nature helps to relieve stress and anxiety, automatically making people feel more at ease.

Open Plan Living

A tiny kitchen is challenging for more than one or two people to be in without invading each other’s personal space. To promote freedom and movement, open plan living in homes has and shall be for a long time, the rage. .It’s not uncommon for there to be a closed-off dining room near your kitchen. You could break down the walls, connect the rooms, and grant your kitchen, and the people you want to invite in there more space. 

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Seating Area

Does your partner have somewhere in the kitchen to whip out their laptop and type up emails while you’re stirring up a culinary masterpiece? Do your children have room in the kitchen to do their homework while eating their snacks? If they don’t, a spacious, comfortable dining area is needed to give your family the means to do their daily tasks. Think about, cozy dining nooks, with padded seating, and a round table to promote socializing.

Warm Lighting

Strongly consider changing any bright white LED lighting you might have in your kitchen. It creates a very modern look in the kitchen, yes, but it can also make a room appear quite cold and unpleasant. 

Warm lighting, however, is the heart of your home’s best friend. It promotes happiness and coziness while brightening up space. And it’ll be especially appreciated on rainy days and during the colder months of the year.

French Doors

Doors out onto the garden will give your kitchen a pleasant focal point for family and friends to look out at from your kitchen space. Also, it’s excellent for bringing much-needed natural light into smaller, darker kitchens, particularly those that are north facing. Open, airy spaces, shall look larger, and appear fresher and more appealing to your guests.

A well designed, open-plan kitchen with a warm interior shall attract guests to the room and drive you to want to be there more.

Sam Temsah-Deniskin

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