We all want a stylish kitchen – like the ones you see in the magazines – but every home cook needs certain items on hand. To hide or not to hide, that is the question! It’s all down to selection, and selection only comes naturally to some. The rest of us have to learn.
We’ve found some handy ideas for dealing with all that stuff that’ll keep your kitchen looking like it jumped out of a magazine.
Can you share some tips you use in styling your own kitchen? Let us know what you think in the comments section on the Smith & Smith Facebook page.
Did the person who designed your current kitchen consider storage? If you’re in the market for a new kitchen, my guess is no! Storage needs do change over time, but a certain amount of storage can be planned into a kitchen. Storage isn’t just something to think about after your kitchen renovation. Here is a range of on-trend built in storage ideas to consider before embarking on the design process.
The kitchen bench is one of those areas in the house that seems like it is prone to clutter. If you have kids, it becomes a dumping ground for school work, things that need to be returned to school and piles of parts from…well…who knows really?Then there’s the potted herbs, leaning towers of platters, cooking utensils – what to do with them?What if you could turn a pile of stuff into a pile of style…?
Once you’ve styled your kitchen, you may find you are hooked! Don’t be tempted to rush and do the whole house in one hit. Start slow and steady. Even a humble bookcase can be honed in on for treatment.