Decorating your home can be an exciting, yet stressful time. Even if you’re very DIY capable, not achieving the look you were after can bring on huge amounts of pressure to make it look perfect. Quite often, it’s little details that can make a renovation look perfect. The kitchen is one of the most common rooms in which people struggle with final touches, so take a look at these touches to your kitchen that you might not have considered to see if we can inspire you with your look!
A kitchen island
If you’re like most, your kitchen is a place in which you like to entertain guests, and a great way of being able to prepare food and drinks with your guests around is by putting a kitchen island in the centre of the room. It provides a great amount of extra worktop space, while also creating a focal point for the room. Take a look at these ideas for kitchen islands for some inspiration and tips on how to perfect your look!
Quite often in a kitchen, you’ll use a wipe-clean panel or tiles as a splashback for your hob and cooking area. Splashbacks are a great way of keeping your kitchen looking fresh, all while matching your decor. DIY splashbacks create made to measure panels for their customers, their website is definitely worth a visit for some ideas!
A trend that has recently come onto the scene is backlights. This is where you place a string of LED lights behind something to light it up tastefully and create another focal point in your kitchen. Perhaps you’ve got a cabinet that would benefit from some backlights? Definitely something to consider for an unusual touch to your kitchen.
A great way to create a kitchen that looks sharp and neat is by purchasing matching appliances. If you’ve got a colour scheme for example, buying the same colour toaster, slow cooker, fridge and dishwasher will help tie your look together perfectly.
Finally, the kitchen is a place to be creative, so having any spices, oils, or condiments easily available will help you create some incredible dishes with ease. Having shelving near your cooker with matching display bottles for everything will add a touch of homeliness while still keeping everything looking sharp.