Extend it! Tired of having to fill up pots and then having to lug them to the stove top; this process can really take a toll on your back after a few trips. You can install a swing out tap for your sink also called a pot-filler. Even installing a simple extension hose will allow you to fill your pot from the stove without the hassle of carrying it back and forth.
be classy, be efficient and be safe: install a magnetic metal strip to the splashback, this allows you to keep the knives out of reach of children for their own safety, depending on how you decorate the strip it can give the kitchen a more classy and transitional look which is very popular at the moment.
Make waste easy to manage: trending at the moment are inbuilt bins fixed and mounted on the inside of cabinets and pantries. You can get an assortment installed to separated the general waste from the recycling and glass; this will save you the nightmare of having to separate it later and make it much more convenient.
Thinking Shorter: put any snacks that the kids will need on a varied height bench; this way they wont have to come to you every time to get access to those precious snacks.
Multipurpose kitchen: put up a message board of some kitchen near the phone, often cooking dinner or a preparing for a party is a long process. Any phone calls or messages or even a grocery list needs somewhere to go to be able to be seen clearly. As such install an whiteboard or a black board around the side of the cabinets or fridge.Have a spare drawer for drawing or writing tools nearby.
plan ahead with the electronics: with something like a stylish glass splashback for it to look stylish it has to be put in in one piece. Plan where you will put the electronics and what equipment you need to use so you have power outlets wherever you need them.
Cut cleaning time.Careful design decisions make cleaning easier. Wire shelves don’t catch spills and leaking boxes will cause stains and crusty messes compared to glass waterproof shelving. undermount sinks don’t have a embossed rim to worry about which catches crumbs and spills. In terms of cabinet finishes; matte finishes don’t reveal stains like a glossy finish does.
Change it up.Avoid boring and monotonous repetition of cabinets and pantries by varying the door style with some embossing or glass. Extra details could be wine storage or frosted glass or varying glass door designs to add some flavour.
Use light colours in a small kitchen.Dark colour schemes makes a space visually appear smaller than it already is. By using soft or neutral colours, we can make the kitchen look more inviting and spacious.
Find a focal point.Decorative tiles, fancy shiny floor boards, Italian designer appliances, glossy cabinets and busy speckly countertop patterns give the eyes too much to look at all at the same time. Pick one key focal point in the kitchen and allow the other areas to complement it.