Easy Decorating Ideas For the Kitchen

The kitchen is a room that is more personal than anything. Decorating a kitchen has more to do with you as the personal decorator than anything else. When considering taking on a kitchen redecorating project, it is important to remember what you like more than what others like. Since you are the one who uses the kitchen most, it can be considered your room. The easiest way to add a little flavor to your kitchen is by adding a fresh new coat of paint to it. But what if you don’t like taking on a painting project? That is ok, because there are plenty of other ideas for decorating the kitchen that doesn’t involve painting.

New Curtains

This is a simple and cost effective method for decorating. Buy new curtains! Curtains can bring out the personality of your kitchen with little effort. If you have a country style kitchen, a few country cooking themed curtains will be sufficed when decorating with new curtains. When someone walks into your kitchen, they will automatically recognize the country flavor of your kitchen.

New Accessories

Every kitchen could do well with new fresh accessories. After a while your old accessories tend to get old and tiresome. New accessories like paper towel racks, bread boxes, salt and pepper shakers and jars can make your kitchen look brand new. And along with these new accessories, if your budget permits, purchase a new kitchen electronics that will go along with your new theme. Instead of a plain white coffee maker, go for a new red coffee maker to accent the red apples in the country themed curtains. Be creative and add a personal touch.

Make Your Own Accessories

If you are the crafty artsy type then you could make your own kitchen accessories. Places like Michaels or any other craft store will have several unfinished kitchen items that you can purchase and decorate them yourself. For instance, you could buy an unfinished bread box and custom design it to your favorite theme. The bread box when finished will be an evident testimonial of your creative abilities. Doing so with your entire kitchen collection will further add that personal touch that every kitchen deserves.

Your kitchen is the source in which your family is fed and nurtured. Adding your personality to your kitchen’s personality will create memories for your and your family. The kitchen as opposed to the other room in your home is the easiest to decorate. It doesn’t take a lot of money or a lot of time. But it does require a lot of you! You make the difference when a kitchen is being decorated. You decide whether or not the kitchen will be just great or whether it will be absolutely fabulous!


Rhonda Morin, owner of and author of The Decorating Bible, enjoys writing and teaching others how to decorate their homes their way online.


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