10 Ways to Make The Most of Your Kitchenette

When you are on a decorating budget, kitchens are definitely the hardest to style. It requires sacrifices and compromises since most likely, you don’t have the cash to replace the cabinets or appliances. And when we’re talking about a kitchenette, things get even trickier. Not only are you limited by your budget, you are also looking at limited space. Whether it’s an office kitchenette or maybe a convenient basement corner, there are a couple ways you can use your kitchenette to it’s fullest potential without breaking your budgets on the tiny gadgets. Take a look at these 10 ways to make the most of your kitchenette.

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Are you looking for a quick storage fix in your kitchenette? Hang a towel bar above your countertop and you’ve just create storage space out of thin air. You can hang your dish towels there plus hooks for utensils, hot pads, pans and whatever else you decide.

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Hanging things is very important when you don’t have a lot of shelf space. Some pegs underneath a cabinet will hold your mugs nicely and give you more cabinet space for things that won’t hang or those old dishes you don’t want to display.

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Kitchenettes can end up being dark and dreary when they are neatly tucked away in a corner. Install a light underneath your cabinet to illuminate the area and make it more inviting for food preparation.

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When a space is feeling very heavy and boxy, the easiest solution is to just take out the boxes. Replace your cabinets with open shelving to create an airy feel in your kitchenette. It will also test your styling ability.

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Not really loving the appeal of a kitchenette renovation? Replace your solid cabinet doors with glass front doors instead. It’s an easy exchange that will give you the same open shelving look without the time or energy that open shelves require.

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Let’s talk backsplash. A tiled backsplash with a fun pattern can really liven up any space. But when you’re talking about putting pattern in a kitchenette, you’ll actually completely transform the corner. And being a kitchenette, you won’t need very much tile which makes it a budget friendly project.{found on cotemaison}.

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When the rest of your home is void of busy patterns, your kitchenette isn’t the place to start. Consider putting in a marble backsplash, real or faux, for a soft chic look that you won’t regret.

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Of course, if you have the money to make some serious change to your kitchenette, you might consider new appliances. Nowadays, there are lots of options for small kitchens that will give you the look you’re going for.

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Are you really stretched for space in your chosen kitchenette corner? Why not put everything you need inside one cabinet? You can give an old cabinet a makeover or have someone build it for you, but at the end of the day, you’ll appreciate the ability to closet it all up.

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Maybe all your kitchenette really needs is a styling refresh. Brainstorm a purpose for your surface like coffee bar or snack corner, and restyle to fulfill the goal. Plus, a new tea towel never hurt.