Frugal Ways to Bring Some Joy into Your Kitchen Space

Kitchen SpaceDo you feel like your kitchen is in urgent need of some fixing up? Does your old design just seem boring and gloomy? Well if so, it is high time do something about it. Every now and then, it becomes crucial to redecorate your living space and the space you reside in. Your kitchen space is something that should always be vibrant, lively and full of spirit. Of course, the biggest obstacle between you and your perfect kitchen is your wallet. But in order to avoid this, we have prepared a couple of useful tricks on how to redecorate your kitchen and save some money in the process:


The first and also the most logical step is changing the colours in your kitchen area. Why? Well it is quite simple actually – painting does not cost much and it is pretty much the most effective way of changing the ambient. By choosing some warm or vibrant colours like yellow, orange or even red you are bringing life into your new kitchen. Also, repainting does not have to involve the whole kitchen. You could easily repaint only the cabinets or half of the walls, simply to create a different effect.

Remove Cabinet Doors

Another easy and yet effective way to alter your surrounding space is simply removing the cabinet doors. This little trick can greatly change your interior with little to no effort. This way you will have open cabinets that are quite characteristic for that rustic and warm farmhouse ambient. You could also reuse those cabinet doors, repaint them and create new shelves for the kitchen area!

Light It Up

Illumination is one of the key elements for any living area, and kitchen is not an exception. Proper lighting can greatly contribute to any space and a place where you cook and eat, should have plenty of it. Of course, the best solution is to rely on natural lighting. So remove the curtains from the windows, perhaps install some new bigger or ceiling windows and let sunlight take over your kitchen space. Also, if you wish to achieve a more glamorous ambient, it is always a good idea to opt for some nice chandeliers that will not cost you too much money.

It Is the Little Things

Of course, the complete atmosphere of the place greatly depends on all those small accessories and details. So in order to completely refresh your kitchen, make sure to pay attention to the smallest details. For instance, bringing plants into your kitchen can be a great way to make it more alive. Also, treating yourself to a new set of cookware can also be a great move. By changing your kitchen counter accessories or dishtowels, you are making a great change without spending too much money.

Add a Mini Bar

What is a kitchen without a mini bar? Contrary to popular belief, installing a mini bar into your cabinet space is neither difficult nor expensive and you can easily do it yourself. You can mount it on the wall; make it using old tables, kitchen carts or even the doors you removed from your cabinets! It is a great addition to the space and you will always have enough cold beer, latest wine specials and colourful cocktails at your fingertips.

There are a lot of ways to freshen up your living area without going over the budget. These few simple tricks can add life to your kitchen without putting too much effort or money in the process. All you need is a bit of creativity and good will to make it happen.

Diana Smith

My name is Diana. I'm a full time mom of two beautiful girls simply in love with interior design and DIY projects. Since I spend a lot of time at home (especially in the kitchen) I always look for low cost ways to improve the space for me and my family. Sometimes is just a small change like colorful curtains or new sofa pillows and sometimes I try to find a good way to organize small space.