Kitchen Cabinet Remodeling - Ideas and Estimates
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Updating a Small Kitchen Designby Allison E. Beatty
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Small kitchen spaces can be tricky to decorate and update. With a little creativity, however, you can revamp your small kitchen design to coordinate with a cabinet refacing project.
Consider Kitchen Cabinet StyleThe kitchen cabinet style can have a big impact on the overall kitchen design. Kitchen cabinets that have too much grain or heavy ornamentation can make a small space look too weighted. During a cabinet refacing project, look for:
Look For Large Floor TilesLarge floor tiles have become a hot trend in kitchen design, as they add a bold look and help make small kitchen designs look bigger. When selecting floor tile, consider patterns that combine no more than two different size tiles. Also look for:
Coordinating Paint and WallpaperDuring a cabinet refacing, look for paint or wallpaper designs to tie together the kitchen design. Try light-colored paint, such as cream, sage or caramel, or wallpaper with a soft pattern.
Try Bold Kitchen FaucetsA kitchen faucet can create an interesting focal point in any kitchen. This is one fixture that can make a big impact without taking too much space. In a small kitchen, look for a faucet with:
Kitchen faucets are priced from $50 to $500 or more, depending on the design, finish and features.
Use these simple kitchen additions to make your small kitchen a gourmet space.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home-improvement columns for 15 years