There are as many ways to style your kitchen as there are people to own one. Not only does that perfect kitchen not exist, but because it’s highly subjective, it can be hard to know where to start if you’re renovating. Some people will go for either the super modern look, which can work well in modern apartments, but can look somewhat out of place in townhouses even fifty years old, and especially in cottages hundreds of years old. Rustic kitchens have similar issues, as in the modern age implementing new smart kitchen appliances, or having a complete overhaul in your oven or refrigerating system can work stylistically against the theme your space is going for.
Of course, with kitchens utility is often first and foremost, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect the way it looks. This place is the heart of your home and will be the place where the whole family reconvenes after the end of a long day studying or working. For this reason, it’s important to get it right.
One of the best ways to do this is by implementing a modern/rustic hybrid of design. One that takes the benefits from both styles, but detracts nothing from the other. If selling, these tips to style your kitchen to help sell your home, as well as the guidance implemented here, could help you complete the process in a much faster fashion. As we all know that the kitchen is the one room likely to sway someone’s opinion of the whole house.
If you have the funds, installing an Aga kitchen oven is one of the most beautiful and sought-after home cooking implements you can find. Not only do they provide an always-on retro oil-based heating supply for your home, but the modern designs are perfect for town houses and rural cottages alike. With many sizes, shapes and colors available, these are likely to forfeit your kitchen with a utility that can last for years, and upgrade your cooking experience tenfold.
The very best way to hide all the modern appliances, if you believe that they are necessary but find they don’t completely fit in with the aesthetic you’re going for, is to place these installations in a pullout divider. This is a trick used by kitchen designers often, as it helps utilities like your dishwasher stay hidden. You will be able to fit the door to the wooden or textured whole kitchen construction. Here, even the most rustic kitchens can make use of the most modern appliances. These are often worth getting, thanks to their efficiency and ever decreasing energy utility.
Changing the ‘era feeling’ of your kitchen could be as simple as changing the color it displays. Light colors are best for that fresh, up front feeling. Creams, light blues and off-whites are the best and most modern fashionable look, which is sure to last a long time. However, if it fits with the rest of your home, you can go for a darker colour with more intensity. Exposing brickwork, woodwork or installing stonework tiles can all help you gain that rustic look without necessarily making the property seem dated.
No matter what you choose, you are surely likely to benefit from these implements. We’d like to wish you the best of luck with your redesign!