Planning on updating your small kitchen? Here are some big ideas for you. By adding a peninsula with or without seating creates extra storage and counter space. Be careful not to add hanging peninsula cabinets. They will close off the area. Perhaps you have the ability to relocate an appliance or sink? Review all of your options prior to beginning your renovation. That way you can make an in formed decision, utilizing your space to the best of your ability. Many times you do not have to remain with the same layout. Be sure to discuss your options during your research.
For those who must remain with the same appliance or sink location, there are a variety of other options available to you. Glass door inserts will give your kitchen a larger appearance. Adding a mobile island can also be useful. It provides increased storage, increased counter space, as well as the ability to be used as buffet when needed. Interior and under cabinet lighting is another source to create the illusion of a larger kitchen. Keep in mind your floor selection will have a great impact on your kitchen. So choose wisely as to enhance your new kitchen.
As you can tell you are no longer limited to white cabinetry. By coordinating your appliances as well as your counter top colors you have the choice of light, medium, or dark wood cabinets. If you are doing it yourself be sure to research your options so as not to disrupt your project schedule later on. If you are working with a qualified designer. Be sure to present your ideas so they can evaluate all of your possibilities. Any kitchen renovation is a long term investment you may as well get the most use out of it. There are a wide variety of internal cabinet accessories available to assist you in maximizing storage space.
Think outside of the box you will not regret it!