5 Simple Ways To Create A Cozy Kitchen
We believe that the kitchen is the hub of the home. Nowadays, kitchens are way more than just a space you prepare your food in. This space is at the heart of family life. Here you cook for the people you love, you share meals, homework is being written, important conversations are being held and so much more. It’s a space to enjoy yourself. However, sometimes the kitchen can feel like a cold place. This is usually because of the abundance of stainless steel appliances, tile floors, and lack of character. Coming home to a warm and welcoming kitchen is an experience we believe everyone should have, especially now as the cold weather starts to set in and we want to feel our coziest. That’s why today we will show you how to create a cozy kitchen with a few simple tips and tricks.
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How To Create A Cozy Kitchen
The kitchen sees a lot of action on the daily. That’s why this space needs to be practical and hardy. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t also be a space where you can unwind in. Some kitchen features don’t really help create a cozy atmosphere. *Cough, cough* we’re looking at you plain tiles and steel appliances. On the bright side, there are some easy design tricks that can help you warm up the room and bring some character to it. A cozy kitchen is just the thing you need in your life.
Some kitchen features don’t really help create a cozy atmosphere
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Add a rug
This is one of the easiest ways to create a cozier atmosphere in any space. All the hard materials like stone and tiles are popular choice for your kitchen floor. It’s understandable. These materials are hardy, easy to clean and can be used with underfloor heating. However, they have a real stark feeling to them and leave your space feeling cold. That’s why we recommend adding a kitchen rug or a runner somewhere in the kitchen. This will instantly make the space feel cozier, plus it helps to insulate sound. Just make sure it is not a tripping hazard.
This is one of the easiest ways to create a cozier atmosphere in any space
Create ambient lighting
Nothing sets the mood of a cozy space more than the lighting. When designing a kitchen, it’s easy to get carried away focusing only on task lighting. However, factoring in more ambient lighting is key to help set a cozy mood. From low-level pendants, table lamps, to floor lamps, there are plenty of ways you can layer your kitchen lighting. And for a finishing touch you can always add a warm, flickering candle.
Nothing sets the mood of a cozy space more than the lighting
New color palette
Paint can change the whole feeling of a room. That’s why it’s important to use it wisely. If you want to change up the vibe of your kitchen, paint is an easy and effective tool. You can pain the walls a different color or just the cabinets. Sometimes even the smallest of changes can have an improvement. When painting a kitchen with the goal of making it cozier we recommend going for warm neutral tones or earth tones. If you prefer something more fun, you can always choose a warm pastel.
Paint can change the whole feeling of a room
If you want to add some charm and character to your kitchen, instantly giving it a cozier vibe, then you need to add more decorations. Of course, we don’t mean clutter your kitchen with every knick-knack you find. However, look for some cute vintage pieces you can put on your windowsill, your shelves, or on the counter. It can be anything. From books, to plants, to baskets, and vases filled with flowers. Get creative and add things that fit in with your aesthetic.
Look for some cute vintage pieces you can put in your kitchen
Use warm materials
If you want to create a truly cozy space, then you need to be using warm materials. Usually natural materials like wood, leather, and textiles are considered warm. They will balance out the colder types of materials, like steel and stone, that are traditionally found in kitchens. It’s very easy to add more of these materials in your space. You can add something bigger like wooden chairs or a table to something small like a wooden coaster, linen towel, or woven baskets.
Natural materials like wood, leather, and textiles are considered warm
These are some simple ways you can create a cozy kitchen. We hope you found this article useful. Now you can transform your kitchen space and create a warm and welcoming environment you can enjoy for years to come.
These are some simple ways you can create a cozy kitchen