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Now that the holiday season has gone it is time for a fresh new start for 2019 and this can mean we often look at things to change around the house. Having fun with design and color can be a great way to fend off those January blues and bringing some fresh new looks into the home can bring it back to life after the decorations go away.
Today we are going to have a little look at some of the things you can do in the kitchen to make it feel fresh and new and more fun for 2019.
A splash of color
The first and most obvious thing we can do when looking at our kitchen is to add some bold colors to give the space some personality and life. One of the best ways to bring color into a kitchen setting is to install a back-splash behind the cooker, and if you use acrylic you can get some of the most stunning colors imaginable. Bright red, yellow, blue… you name it. All of these can breathe some real life and fun into the kitchen.
Match your appliances
One of the other ways you can add a sprinkle of color to the kitchen without being too over the top is to match the colors of your appliances. Small appliances such as the kettle, toaster and coffee maker can be all bought in the same color to bring your kitchen design together. It will make the room feel like a more rounded design and you can make this touch as subtle with silver and rose gold, or as bold with red or blue, as you like.
Add punny art
Artwork is always a great way to bring an element of character and personality to your home, and the kitchen is the perfect place to do this since it is often a place where we host guests and have parties. You can go classic with your art on the wall and choose a lovely painting or photograph, but why not have some fun? You can find fruit and vegetable pun art all over the place online and this can bring a sense of humor and fun to the space.
Hang your herbs
If you are looking to make your kitchen feel more luxurious and gourmet, a simple way to do this would be to have fresh herbs on hand whenever you were looking to create a meal. A kitchen Hehe garden can be a wonderful thing for your cooking and for the decor of the room, and you can think about hanging them in baskets or wall mounted plant pots for a touch of class.
Display your spices
For those of us who seem to have a never ending supply of spice jars in the cupboard, this next idea can bring them out on display for the whole world to see. To display your spices on the wall or the counter you can buy a spice rack online or make your own spice rack at home. Bringing spices out of the cupboards will not only free up space but it will be a nice feature for the room as well as encouraging you to use more spices in your cooking.
Add an AGA Cooker
One of the things which is always fun for you to do in the home is play around and add in some luxury features. For those of you who are not sure what this is The AGA cooker is a source of heat and an oven all in one. These are made of heavy cast iron and used to heat the room while and also provide the perfect cook space. For a kitchen there can be nothing more luxurious than an AGA oven, and this will not only transform your cooking style but the whole room itself. An AGA is a stunning feature to bring into your home and it really will bring a whole wave of life and fun to the room.
Sick of having no scent or color in the kitchen? The easiest way you can remedy this is to bring a few flowers into the space and brighten up your table. For example, A fresh bunch of Lillies can give off a lovely scent throughout the day and they are beautiful flowers, making them ideal for the home.
Install table tennis
Now that the serious stuff is done, why not add a few fun touches for the family? For example there’s nothing stopping you from having a table tennis set to use on the kitchen table when guests come over. Perhaps you could bring a dartboard onto the wall for people to play with during a party. You can Click here for more interesting kitchen item ideas and really let your imagination loose on things to bring into the space.