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.
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Kitchen Ideas and Inspiration
Today I’m joining my blogging friends to show you our favorite kitchen ideas and inspiration.
Whether you’re looking for ideas on kitchen cabinets, how to style a hutch or open shelving, updating a kitchen table, decorating ideas, or organizing your space, we have what you’re looking for.
So sit back, grab your favorite drink, and check out some of the best kitchen ideas to share with you.
Table of Contents
- Kitchen Ideas and Inspiration
- Kitchen Trends for 2023
- Decorating Ideas and Inspiration for Your Kitchen
- Kitchen Open Shelving Tips and Ideas
- Kitchen Cabinet Ideas and Inspiration
- Kitchen Design Ideas
- DIY Ideas for Your Kitchen
- Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Kitchen
- 13 Ways to Create a Charming Cottage-Style Kitchen
Kitchen Trends for 2023
House Beautiful lists several kitchen design trends for 2023. Here are just a few…
- Reimagined Islands: new shapes, as well as swapping out a traditional or large island for a multifunctional dining table
- Mix and Match Countertops: white marble and butcher block, quartz and soapstone are just a couple of examples
- Warm Woods: a white kitchen has been popular, but watch for the return to dark stained wood cabinetry
- Pattern and Color: marble countertops, bold wallpaper, different patterns, and two-toned cabinets
- Textile Details: adding elements of softness to counterbalance marble, metal hardware, and stainless steel range hood and other appliances
Decorating Ideas and Inspiration for Your Kitchen
How To Decorate Above Kitchen Cabinets -Modern Farmhouse Style
Rachel | The Ponds Farmhouse
Are you looking for ideas on decorating above 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.
How to Decorate Kitchen Countertops – Easy Tips and Ideas
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!
How to Style a Kitchen Hutch
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.
How To Style Your Kitchen Counters For Spring
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.
Kitchen Open Shelving Tips and Ideas
Yes, You Should Definitely Put In Open Shelving!
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.
How To Style Open Kitchen Shelving
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 Cabinet Ideas and Inspiration
How to Make a Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets Look Amazing Without Painting Them
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.
How to Paint Wood Cabinets With Chalk Paint
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!
Why Refinishing Your Kitchen Cabinets Is A Good Idea
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!
Kitchen Design Ideas
Butler’s Pantry Design Ideas and Tips for Your Home
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.
Update a Dated 90’s Kitchen on a Budget
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!
DIY Ideas for Your Kitchen
Affordable Kitchen Table Makeover With Oops Paint
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.
How to Make a Beautiful European-Style Copper Pot Rack
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.
Tips and Tricks for Organizing Your Kitchen
The Easiest Way to Organize Your Pantry & Refrigerator
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.
13 Ways to Create a Charming Cottage-Style Kitchen
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 that will help transform your space into the new kitchen you’ve been dreaming of.
Be sure to leave a comment below. I’d love to hear from you.
Until next time,
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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.
You are so sweet, Jen. Thank you!
Wendy McMonigle says
I adore your cottage kitchen. Thank you for sharing today.
Thanks so much, Wendy. If only I could have a butler’s pantry like yours.
Anne | Simply2Moms says
I love those lights in your kitchen! So much inspiration today, thanks for sharing this roundup!
Thank you, Anne. I love our pendant lights from Barn Light.
Rachel Harper says
Thanks for sharing today. So much inspiration.
Thanks for putting this together, Rachel.
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
Thank you for the lovely compliments, CoCo. Hugs right back.