A Great Kitchen Is A Properly Equipped Kitchen
A kitchen, be it at home or a restaurant cannot be considered perfect until it is well accessorized, counts on the best appliances like pasta cookers and large equipment, and has the ideal tools for its chef to work his or her magic.
Accessorize Your Kitchen
Being a place where many hours are spent, a kitchen, must overall feel and be a pleasant place. For this purpose exist accessories.
A cluttered kitchen is an uncomfortable kitchen, both to be in, and to accessorize. Start by removing all unnecessary items, including counter-top appliances and outdated decorations. These tend to create a claustrophobic environment, you just don’t know it until you are free of it all.
The next step is to apply the “Kill two birds with one stone rule”. All kitchens unquestionably contain functional items that play very important roles. These, however, can sometimes not be aesthetically pleasing enough to help you in your accessorizing journey. Luckily, these can be replaced with pleasant looking items that serve the same function. An example would be soap containers; plain bottles work, but are dull.
Showcasing the very ingredients a chef utilizes provides a warm and welcoming touch to every kitchen, so leaving some out will definitely help. A possible downside is that these can spoil and cause the opposite effect. An alternative would be to put out artificial ingredients. A bowl of artificial fruit looks exactly like the real thing and will provide the same effect.
Keep an eye on your towels and kitchen cloths. On the one hand, if they are old and overused, they will not please the eyes. On the other hand, such a state can lead to hygiene problems. Every chef must ensure that his or her kitchen is kept in conditions conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease.
The available space acquired after ridding yourself of too much clutter, can be used to place condiment containing canisters. These will too serve dual purposes. Apart from containing spices, they can be pleasant just to look at, depending on their design and style.
Having great accessories alone is not enough to spruce up a kitchen. They need the company of great lighting, in order to be properly shown off. Placing lights under the counter is a very good option. Alternatively, or additionally, strategically placed lamps can also help you show off your accessories.
Replacing your cabinets wooden doors with glass doors, if yours are not already glass, is a great way to decorate while you store. Just make sure that the storage is creatively done so that it does not turnout bland. Having a cabinet full of glasses, or white cabinets filled with white dishes is not fun. Adding colorful dishes and decorations based on the current season always adds life to the dull white.