Open kitchen design is usually applied for a house which has spacious space and it is good to integrate two different functions in one room. But, it does not mean that it cannot be applied for small kitchen. Even if it is applied for small kitchen, it is very suitable in order to make the kitchen does not feel so stuffy. Then, there is no wrong to change or remodel your small kitchen into open kitchen design. You can knock down the wall between kitchen and dining room for example, and you will get the kitchen and dining room decoration look like new. Before you choose appliance and plan about color ideas, knock down the wall is first thing that you should do to remodel your small kitchen into open kitchen.
Basically, open kitchen is created to give more comfort for homeowners. So, you have to add right appliances according to room size and your needs. Do not add many appliances there but it has no full functionality. One of advantages of remodel your kitchen into open kitchen is you can utilize dining room become one with kitchen. Unite two rooms into one room with different function will allow more room for your home, so you can utilize former dining room to placed other furniture such as wardrobe. To realize this open kitchen and dining room concept, you certainly need kitchen island. It has function as dining table and also as kitchen divider. Besides that, it has function as kitchen cabinets to save cooking tool in order to make kitchen keeps neat.
For kitchen decorating ideas, paint the wall using bright paint color is the best choice. Bright color such as white wall paint color will give small kitchen looks more spacious. Then, paint the kitchen cabinets with grey paint will present contemporary and minimalist appearance. For flooring ideas, using ceramic tile or wooden pallet are according to your budget. They are equally stunning and suitable applied for kitchen. And for dining room, you only need to add chairs or stools to complete the decoration.
After you done all the steps do not forget to install lighting. Although kitchen and dining room in one room, you need individual lighting for each place. Choose bright lights by applying recessed lights are good idea. And for dining area, you can add pendant lights above the dining table. It has function to give focus lighting when you use dining area. Do not install pendant lights too low above dining table because it will make you and your family too dazzling.
Published at Sunday, October 15th 2017 by Leslie Gace
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