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How To Pick The Perfect Kitchen Furniture

How do you pick the perfect furniture for your kitchen? There’s no single answer to this question. The solution is divided into a series of small details that, when put together, have to fit just right. But before that happens, you need to do a lot of research. Take a look at these ideas and see which ones would work for your kitchen.

Bold countertops.

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Usually the countertop is not really an element that stands out. But this doesn’t mean you can’t make that happen. Pick a countertop with a bold color like green, yellow or orange. It can be the fresh and vibrant element your kitchen is missing.

Marble is a classic.

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If you’re not really a fan of bold colors, then a marble countertop should more to your liking. Although simple, it will stand out with its classical appeal.

Leather stools.

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Leather upholstery is the more refined and elegant version of fabric. So if you want that look for your kitchen, how about some leather stools for the kitchen island?

Double duty.

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No matter how spacious your kitchen is, you can’t afford to waste any space. So opt for multifunctional elements such as a kitchen island that doubles as a dining table and also has some built-in storage or a wine cooler.

Clever storage.

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Choose the right type of storage for every space. If you can, squeeze in some drawers in your kitchen island or table and some shelves anywhere you can.

Exposed pipes.

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The kitchen and the pantry are places where a little bit of industrial charm would look good. For example, how about these pipe shelves? They definitely look good here, especially with the wood.{found on diyshowoff}.

Industrial chairs.

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Not a fan of pipes? Then you can introduce industrial beauty through other means, like with the bar stools. These ones looks really interesting.

Pull-out drawers.

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Make your storage areas as accessible as possible. Include pull-out drawers inside your kitchen cabinets so you can better organize and access the things you store in there like pots, pans, jars, etc.

A modern touch.

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The kitchen is not the place where you should experiment with outdated styles. It needs to look modern so try to keep up with the changes. Clean and simple lines and transparency are what you should look for in your furniture.

Corner seating.

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A great way to make use of the kitchen corners is with a cozy seating nook. A simple bench that wraps around the walls and a small table are exactly what you need.

Open shelves and suspended furniture.

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Take maximum advantage of the walls in your kitchen with features such as open shelves which are very practical or wall-mounted cabinets, great for hiding things.

Revamp.

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From time to time, give your kitchen furniture a makeover. Maybe the cabinets could use new hardware or the old breakfast table a fresh coat of paint. It’s all about making the room look fresh and new and not allowing it to get boring and monotonous.

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Posted in Kitchen on June 7, 2010

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Stefan
Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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