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5 Things You Need in Your Dream Kitchen

Updated on January 14, 2018

If you're reading this right now, then I'm guessing your kitchen is one of your most favorite spots in your house. You're probably the type of person who has an apron that says, ‘Kiss the Cook’ and enjoys cooking for your friends and family—and you're probably dreaming of having that ideal kitchen you’ve always wanted. Because, really, where else would you cook your delicious dishes but in your beautiful kitchen, right?

The kitchen of your dreams might be very expensive, but gradually you may be able to achieve it by adding a few new touches here and there starting today. To help you with that project, here are some things you probably need in your kitchen.

1. A New Paint.

If you have an old kitchen, perhaps the cheapest way to renovate is by repainting it. This should be one of your first options especially if you feel that your kitchen is already outdated. A fresh coat of pain is usually all that it needs to make it look brand new and exciting. Choose the colors that you’ve always wanted in a kitchen. You may go as wild as you can or go traditional like an all-white kitchen wall. Your creativity is your own limit.

2. An Integrated Fridge.

There are a number of advantages of using an integrated fridge as compared to a freestanding one. For starters, it will make the look and design of your kitchen more streamlined. Second, it comes in a number of configurations such as bottom or top mount, French door, side by side, and undermount. In short, you have a lot of options to choose from when it comes to looks and features.

Browse this gallery page of different fridges and freezers or check out this infographic.

3. Good lighting.

To help you cook properly, you need to be able to see well what you’re preparing. That is why you need really good lighting in your kitchen and there are two ways to do it. One is having a window or two that lets in enough sunlight into your kitchen. Another is by adding more lights or lighting fixtures. You may also set the mood in the room by installing a chandelier and other lighting accessories.

4. Complete Tools and Appliances.

You will need the right tools and equipment to make cooking a whole lot easier and more efficient for you. Make sure that you have all the different types of knives you would need. Get the small appliances necessary in making your tasty dishes. This includes having a food processor, blender, slow cooker, and the likes.

5. Beautiful and Functional Countertops.

Great countertops are usually made of granite and for very good reason. It just looks really amazing! However, it can also be quite expensive so one cheaper option for you is to use ceramic tiles instead. These come in a variety of colors and designs. Another option is using solid wood. It’s also cheaper and comes in a variety of wood types.

Start Working on Your Dream Kitchen!

These are just a few of the things that you need to do and have in your kitchen to make it truly your own. Little details can go a long way so even if you don’t have a big budget, just do the small changes that you can afford right now. Eventually, you’ll have that kitchen that you’ve always wanted.


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      Eric Dierker 

      12 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Very refreshing stuff. I love our kitchen it is the center of activity.


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