You may think that you can’t afford to give your kitchen a design change. However, while large kitchen remodeling projects can be expensive, it doesn’t really take a fortune to add a few quick decorating touches.
While these touches can be very simple and easy, they can really make a difference to the overall look of your kitchen. Here are some simple kitchen decorating tips that you can use as inspiration.
Brighten Your Kitchen with New Paint
Nothing seems to brighten up a room faster than a fresh coat of paint. Paint your walls in different colors to give the room a whole new look.
You can also choose a slightly different color with the same color as your current kitchen wall color. Your kitchen will still look fresh and new, but you don’t need to buy new decor accessories, because everything will still look good together.
Cheap Wall Art
Adding artwork to your kitchen walls is one of the quickest and easiest ways to bring the overall look to life. Luckily, inexpensive wall art is usually just as decorative and beautiful as the more expensive ones. Display colorful but inexpensive posters in photo frames to add an interesting focal point to the room.
If you have an artistic flair, you can even paint or draw some of your own original artwork. Metal wall artwork can also be used to add an interesting modern touch. You can also use wall stickers, which are a quick and inexpensive way to add lots of color and design to your kitchen.
Decorating with Living Plants
Plants are a natural part of the kitchen, adding a lovely natural touch to a room. If you have a sunny kitchen window, decorate the window sill with a pretty herb container. Not only will the herbs serve as a beautiful and fragrant kitchen decoration, but you will also have a fresh supply of spices while you cook.
Display a potted plant on the table for decorative accents. While live plants are always preferred over artificial plants, you can also use quality silk foliage in areas where it will be difficult to care for native plants.
Beautiful Fruits and Vegetables
Sometimes even the healthiest foods you use when preparing meals can double as kitchen decorations. For example, try displaying a bowl of beautiful red apples as the centerpiece of a table, instead of hiding it in your fridge drawer.
Natural fruits and vegetables will not only add a lovely decorative touch to your kitchen, but your family will probably be eating more of the healthy food too.
Floral Decor Accents
Adding flowers to a kitchen is another great way to create visual interest. If you have a flower garden in your yard, decorate your kitchen with a bouquet of fresh cut flowers. Or, make a wreath from the wildflowers and flowering weeds you find around your lawn.
If you don’t have your own fresh flowers, most grocery stores sell beautifully mixed bouquets at affordable prices. Or, simply decorate your kitchen wall with a photo or flower painting displayed in a picture frame. It looks fresh, simple and beautiful, but also quite affordable.