Home interiors are a challenging territory for most people, especially if you don’t have a large budget to hire a home stylist. The options to choose from are endless. The color of the walls to door knobs and lighting and fixtures, every single piece in a home accounts for something. Fixtures are indispensable to any home.
Kitchen is the most essential part of your home, while renovating it or building it from scratch you need to consider many things. There are reasons why you must be particular about your kitchen,
a) Your tastes and style is highly apparent in the kitchen
b) Kitchen needs more storage space than any other room
c) You spend the most time within your kitchen, doing various chores
Your kitchen unit can be installed by yourself if you are keen to do hands-on work or you can hire a handy man to work the details through. If you install the cabinets yourself, you can cut down on the cost by a massive difference.
Paint away: If your cabinets are wooden, then you might want to consider painting them. What painted kitchen cabinets do is that they add depth and interest to your kitchen, look neutral and can be painted to complement other features of your kitchen. For example, if your kitchen has white porcelain tiles then you might want to add a similar shade of ivory on your cabinets.
Earthen tones: The best kitchen cabinet shades, that are reliable and give off an authentic look is when one uses earthen tones. Wooden cabinets can give a warm feel. Think mahogany, burgundy and rich wooden brown. A cheaper alternative, after the polish would be using Formica for your cabinets. They are less costly and come in a multitude of colors.
The best feature of using Formica is that it’s easily cleaned, one wipe of slightly damp cloth and it looks bright and new again. These earth tones light up your kitchen and often blend with the rest of your home, which is a plus point if you use wooden floor.
Cooler shades: Another option which is a relatively good idea would be to use oak wood cabinets. It gives your kitchen a clean, fresh look. Oak wood is not that expensive and is sturdy for home use.
Similarly for wardrobes you might want to use the same techniques to make your room stand out. What you should avoid is,
Intense ornamentation: Fashion is not just restricted to clothes. It has evolved and reflects the current trends. Home design today is all about clean, streamlined, and minimal furnishings, this applies to kitchens too.
For example, white cabinets are the perfect accessory for contemporary kitchens, because it imbibes a clean, clutter-free look, and it’s the perfect setting for modern dinnerware, tile and fixtures. White wardrobes with louvers can be the optimal accessory.
Fixtures give your home a new look, not only are they great at facilitating storage they are a modern design accessory. They can exhibit your flair for home styling, chic and modern without being cluttered.