Seven simple decor ideas to update your kitchen

Simple ideas to breathe new life into every corner of your home

Revive your kitchen with these simple decorating ideas.

  1. A new splashback equals a new-look kitchen. “It’s also a great opportunity to be daring,” says Kelly Ross of The Gentry. On-trend ideas include marble and tiles laid in geometric patterns.
  2. “Replace out-of-date kitchen stools with a more contemporary style,” advises Jo Campbellfrom Votre Monde Interior Design.
  3. do away with pesky plastic bottles on your sink surround. Perrin& Rowe’s bench-mounted brass detergent dispensers pump straight into the sink.
  4. Use freestanding furniturein place of cabinetry. “Auction houses are great when you’re after something a bit different,” says Kelly, who looks for industrial-feel pieces, such as worn retail display cabinets.
  5. Changing the handles on your cabinetry is an easy weekend project. Leather is bang on trend and looks amazing – Melbourne firm Mademeasure does a wide range in different styles, sizes and colours.
  6. Bring your colourful cookbooks or divine serving trays and platters out from the cupboards and put them on show.
  7. Displaying raw ingredients in beautiful glass storage jars on benchtops or open shelves adds texture and interest to a kitchen.

Want to see more easy updates? Here are 21 clever ways to refresh your living room.

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