Tips and Guides

5 Small Kitchens from Pinterest

These spaces are cute, charming, and functional

Shares

There's something about seeing lovely photos. Whether it's a photo of a place, a snapshot of accessories, or a screenshot of design pegs–it inspires us to explore and experiment. The same thing applies at home! Whenever we see pretty vignettes and cute interiors, we make it a point to use it as pegs to improve the house. 

Nothing beats cooking for the family. Even if you only have a limited area to work with, you can transform the kitchen into a charming space where magic happens. Let these spaces inspire you:

Main photos from Eat Well 101 and Homedit.

A set of quirky light fixtures can make a difference in any space. Consider hanging bulbs for an industrial feel. You can also recycle jars and bottles.

Photo from Indulgy.

If you are renovating your small kitchen, you may consider having a breakfast nook that can also work as extra prep space. Use white and wood as dominant elements for a cozy and country-like feel.

Photo from Eat Well 101.

Avoid a cramped kitchen space by maximizing natural light. If your kitchen is near a window, keep it open to let sunlight in. Doing this also allows air to circulate. If you're not too comfortable about leaving the window open, use light, sheer curtains.

Photo from Galylord Design via Centsational Girl.

As with any other small space, storage is of utmost importance. Maximize vertical space by installing shelves. Keep cabinets and drawers organized so you can keep as many supplies and utensils as possible. Doing a kitchen makeover soon? How about working with subway tiles?

Photo from Homedit.

Who wouldn't fall in love with this space? It's perfect for condo units and apartments who have a limited area to serve as cooking corner! Create an illusion of longer space by adding an area rug. Work efficiently by using the other side for storage (install shelves and built-in cabinets for pans, pots, and dinnerware) and the other for preparation and actual cooking.

Photo from The Every Girl via StyleCaster.

Got your own kitchen pegs that you'd love to share? Send your tried-and-tested tips and pegs to reallivingonline[at]gmail.com. You can also send us a message on Facebook.

More on Realliving.com.ph

5 Organizing Ideas for Small Kitchens

RL Picks: Top 8 Condo Kitchens

4 Must-See Kitchen Makeovers in Manila

Shares

Latest Stories

These High-End Villages Have Tripled Average Land Prices in the Last 6 Years

Do you live in one?

The Ultimate Quiapo Bargain Shopping Guide

Ready to go on a Quiapo adventure? From Ilalim ng Tulay to Plaza Miranda, you are bound to spot a budget home find. Read on for our list of stores and buyers tips.

The New Holiday Balikbayan Guest Solution: Airbnbs

They will surely feel right at home!

Your P2,000 Budget Can Afford A Mini Makeover

Turn sad corners and uninspired nooks into spaces that wow

18 No-Fail Building Materials For Your Home

These designer-recommended products would make your home last a lifetime, saving you money in the long run

You'll Love These Pieces That Combine Style and Function

An elegant blend of design and style, these picks make a great addition to any room.

All The Breathtaking Design Details At The ASEAN Summit

In photos: Pinoy design and Asian elements took center stage, from the arrival area to the closing ceremonies

This Is How To Choose The Best Products For Your Home

Top tip: seek professional advice!

These Photos Will Inspire You to Display Your Favorite Bags

Showcase your precious totes and purses while keeping your home clutter-free

Home Improvement Projects That Don't Add Value To Your Property

Are the repairs you're working on doing more harm than good?

Decorate Your Home for Christmas for Less Than P1,500

A trip to the bookstore is in order

Have Your Audrey Hepburn Moment With An Actual Breakfast At Tiffany’s

The luxury jeweler has just opened a cafe at their flagship store in New York, and it is so swell!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!