The holidays are usually spent with the family in the kitchen and around the dining room table. If the pandemic is going to make your holidays look a bit different this year, it might be the perfect time to consider renovating and gifting yourself an updated kitchen. Here are improvements and ideas to make your kitchen more holiday-ready for the years to come, whether it’s a full remodel or simple updates.
Maximize Kitchen Space
When it comes to the kitchen, the countertop and cabinet space is number one. Having enough of both will create the best experience for you and your family during the holiday season.
Plan enough cabinet space for storing your small appliances. Keeping your countertops clear will free up enough room for the platters heaped with food and holiday goodies.
Think about incorporating an island into your kitchen. Not only will this give you more storage and counter space, but it also forms a gathering place for your family.
Let in the Light
Kitchens get messy when you’re cooking family feasts. While a messy kitchen might not be ideal, it is inevitable. A good way to mitigate the mess is by making sure your kitchen has plenty of natural light to make space feel larger, making a messy kitchen less noticeable.
Natural lighting will also brighten up your new kitchen, making it feel less dingy and dirty.
Update Your Hardware
While hardware might seem small, it can easily modernize your kitchen and have a bigger effect on the feel of your overall space than you might think. This is because, while it is small, it’s everywhere! You can’t stand in a kitchen and not see the hardware on your cabinets, drawers, and windows.
Outdated hardware can really drag down the overall look of your kitchen. Updating your hardware when you remodel will give your kitchen a refreshed look and make a big impact.
Even if you’re not quite ready for a full remodel before the holidays, this can be a great way to easily breathe new life into your kitchen for the holiday season.
Make being stuck at home for the holidays that much sweeter. Whether you’re planning and preparing for a full remodel, or making smaller fixes like hardware and lighting updates,, these simple improvements will help get your kitchen in tip-top shape for a holiday season full of festivities.