15 Best Design and Décor Kitchen Ideas and Inspiration

Are you looking for design and decorating ideas and inspiration to help refresh your kitchen? In this post, I’ll share 15 tips and ideas to transform your space into the beautiful kitchen you’ve always wanted.

We spend a lot of time in our kitchens. It’s the perfect place to entertain, try new recipes, or sit at the kitchen table while enjoying the view.

It’s the heart of the home, so it’s important that we love this space. If you’ve been researching ways to breathe new life into your kitchen, this post has you covered.

cottage style kitchen eating area

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potted flowering plants on kitchen island
kitchen view of stove and refrigerator

Rachel | The Ponds Farmhouse

Are you looking for ideas on decorating your kitchen upper cabinets with a modern farmhouse style? This is a great place to show off collectibles, and my friend Rachel shares tips for creative decorating for this space.

kitchen with island and barstools

Robyn | Robyn’s French Nest

It is tricky to decorate kitchen countertops in inviting ways without feeling cluttered. Follow these simple tips to make kitchen counter space and kitchen island decorating a breeze!

kitchen hutch styling

Michele | Vintage Home Designs

Do you have trouble styling your china cabinet or kitchen hutch? Michele has some easy step-by-step ideas on how to decorate your hutch with layers that add uniqueness and interest.

kitchen counter vignette

Tammy | White Lilac Farm

As we transition into spring, do you struggle with how to style your kitchen counters? You can have beautifully styled kitchen counters without a lot of fuss or clutter. Let Tammy show you the best way to bring spring accents to your kitchen.

subway tile and open shelving in kitchen

Pasha | Pasha is Home

Open shelves are a controversial kitchen addition. This post explains why you should install them in your kitchen and what a great focal point they are.

open shelves in kitchen

Heidi | Eleanor Rose Home

Here are eight simple, universal tips & tricks for styling open kitchen shelving that can be applied to any shelf in any room, regardless of personal style.

kitchen with cherry cabinets

Anne and AnnMarie | Simply 2 Moms

Who says you can’t have a modern kitchen with cherry cabinets? Anne and AnneMarie have ideas to update your kitchen with wood cabinets without painting them.

glass door cabinets in kitchen

Stacy | Bricks ‘n Blooms

Looking to update your kitchen on a budget? Learn how to paint wood cabinets with chalk paint from my good friend Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms. It’s a budget-friendly remodel that is easy to do and worth the effort!

white cabinets in kitchen

Kelly | The Tattered Pew

Thinking about redoing your kitchen cabinets? If so, Kelly’s post is a must-read on why refinishing kitchen cabinets is a good idea!

blue cabinets in butler's pantry

Wendy | WM Design House

Looking to update your butler’s pantry with a few DIY projects on a budget? Learn how to lay a beadboard over your existing tile backsplash, paint your cabinet doors, and pour epoxy countertops.

kitchen island area

Jen | Tatertots and Jello

Update a dated 90’s kitchen on a budget. Bring your kitchen into the new century with these classic ways to refresh!

kitchen table eating area

Jen | Midwest Life and Style

Do you have an outdated dining area table that could use some TLC? Jen shows you how easy it is to give your kitchen table an affordable makeover with just a bit of mistint paint.

copper pot rack in kitchen

Renae | Peacock Ridge Farm

Follow along as Renae shows you how to make an elegant pot rack from copper pipe. See her complete step-by-step instructions. This is a great way to display your pots and pans when you lack storage space in your kitchen.

pantry organization with jars and baskets

CoCo | The Crowned Goat

Do your kitchen spaces need organizing? CoCo shares simple tips and tricks on keeping your pantry and refrigerator neat and tidy all year.

spring styling on open shelving

Have you considered transforming your kitchen into a more relaxed and cozy space? I’ll show you 13 simple ways to create a charming cottage-style kitchen.

See how I created a cottage kitchen using simple ideas in a reasonable price range. I added a few things to create my dream kitchen: a farmhouse kitchen sink, pendant lights, white cabinets with glass doors, and subway tile.

I hope you’ve found some great kitchen ideas to help transform your space into the new kitchen you’ve been dreaming of.

If you have any questions or additional suggestions, please share them in the comments below. And be sure to share this blog post link with anyone who may enjoy this post.

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  1. Redoing my kitchen has been on my mind, and this blog couldn’t have come at a better time. The farmhouse-inspired kitchen ideas are so charming, and the incorporation of open shelving for displaying dishes and décor is a practical yet aesthetic choice. I’ve also noticed that adding a touch of greenery, like potted herbs, can bring life to the space. This article serves as a wonderful mood board for anyone looking to revamp their kitchen into a cozy and inviting area.

  2. Kim, I just adore your style and your cute cottage. I can’t wait to borrow some of your decorating ideas for my own kitchen.

  3. This beautiful kitchen with this gorgeous view is everything, Kim! I love the way you incorporated so many budget friendly cottage style ideas. And how you tucked so many fabulous vignettes into the space as well. It’s all so pretty! Hugs, CoCo

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