The kitchen is one of the most heavily used areas of any home. Therefore, it must also be one of the most practical and functional. Can you honestly say your kitchen is as good as it could be? Read on to learn just what it takes to declutter and beautify it. You’ll be surprised at how easy it really is.
|Kitchen Clean Up|
Out with the Old
Most of us still have those retro baking sets and dishes from our parents and grandparents. If you want to declutter and beautify your kitchen, you can start with the purchase of high-quality cookware sets. Get rid of those old pots, pans, and dishes that are on death’s door, and welcome some new technology and quality materials into your home. You will love the instant transformation.
It’s all well and good to say, I’m going to get rid of clutter, but where are you supposed to put that clutter? If it’s an essential kitchen appliance or accessory, then it’s worth considering your options around storage solutions.
Fortunately, there is no scarcity of storage additions for most kitchens. You can buy tall, narrow trolleys that slip down the side of your fridge or oven. Or, you can invest in extra shelving and over-hanging pot storage. You’ll be amazed at how tidy your kitchen can look with a new storage system.
Sometimes, decluttering and beautifying your kitchen is as easy as a fresh lick of paint. A dark, dingy kitchen can often appear smaller and more crowded than it really is. While kitchen renovations can be expensive, they don’t have to be if your changes are small but well-targeted. Why not invest in a pot of paint, new downlighting, and a few pieces of kitchen artwork to tie the new look together?
Time to Downsize
It’s incredible just how many kitchen appliances and accessories we can accumulate as the years go by. When was the last time you used your waffle maker, rice cooker, and bread maker?
Beautifying your kitchen can involve the effortless process of selling unused appliances and cookware that has been taking up space. You’ll likely find a new form of motivation for cooking in the sparseness of your transformed kitchen.
Canned food is generally okay for consumption for up to five years after you buy it. If you have a tin of beans in the back that has been there for any longer than that, then it’s a sure sign you’re due for a pantry purge.
While you’re at it, consider purchasing food storage containers that add a sense of order to your cupboards. The more organized your area is, the more functional it will be for meal preparation.
Kitchens are the heart of any home. However, they can end up being a dumping ground for all kinds of possessions. The kids come home and dump their school bags there, and odds and ends wind up in that “junk drawer” we all have.
Take the time now to relocate all those collected items. Your kitchen should be for cookware and food, not toys, clutter, and school supplies.
Because we spend so much of our time in the kitchen, it makes sense for it to be an unchaotic, well-organized space. Is yours? Consider buying new cookware, and giving the area a fresh coat of paint. There is also no harm in streamlining your appliance collection and throwing away old food. Take back control of your food preparation space for the good of your whole family.
June 3, 2020