20 Easy Kitchen Updates

Updating your kitchen doesn’t have to be a daunting task. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn about textures, use of colors, materials and design in general. Let your imagination go wild before you restrain it by thinking about the budget and real possibilities. There is usually a cheaper way to achieve the same effect. Let yourself go!

To help you come up with the perfect design for your Easy Kitchen Update!


 There is such a grand variety of materials, textures and colors to use nowadays. Combining them to create contrast can be very interesting. It also helps separate, unconsciously, a space into clear different areas. 


Give yourself a treat. There are cheaper and good versions of everything nowadays. You can achieve incredible effects. Give yourself a treat and get a real marble countertop, for example. Enjoy the process, it is for you.


 Kitchens are also a fabulous place to decorate because you can display all sorts of collections. Whether it is framed images of food, all types of jars, tiny bottles of liquor or anything else that might interest you. Displaying your objects will also free up storage space, which is always handy. 


Strong contrasts can be used to your advantage. Notice that the upper cabinets have glass on the doors to display what is inside. This gives the dark cabinets a lighter look than if it was solid.


A coat of paint and new knobs, pulls and hinges can give your seemingly old cabinets a refreshing new look. 


 If too many cabinets stresses you out, here is an original way to dealing with them. The creamy color on the white wall makes it all very light. The plate rack is so beautiful. The black countertops catches your attention at once.


If you want to give yourself a treat, get yourself one of these amazingly large industrials stoves. Cooking has never been more luxurious. 


 The warm barnwood beams look stunning with the dark modern lamps. Some kitchen islands end up looking sterile or cold, this proves that it doesn’t have to be. 


 White is our best friend, especially when combined with black knobs and wooden countertops. Classic and lovely all at once.


 There are so many different objects in a kitchen. Don’t let the opportunity to do amazing recycling projects, pass you by. In this case, the lamps were made with antique milk-glasses.


 Cups and plates are so colorful and fun nowadays, that it is a shame to keep them in closed cabinets. Here is a way to display them all.


 Don’t be afraid to mix it up. Different style furniture can be combined with colors and themes to make it all come together.


Any piece of material or furniture can become the inspiration for your kitchen update. This kitchen even used pennies as tiles!


 Don’t be afraid to mix modern and classic. The classic country style white cabinets and the wooden island work well with the modern appliances.


 The devil is in the details. Well, actually, your personality can be in the details. Don’t think you need to make big changes to add your own style. Sometimes, smaller unique and original details are all that is needed.


 Sinks come in all shapes and sizes nowadays. We have to say though, the extra deep farmhouse sink is our absolute favorite.


Color. Color is in and can be used very wisely. If you like old 50s style, this one is for you!


 Of course, certain features apply to all rooms. An accent wall or rich wall, can add character and warmth to your kitchen.


 If you have enough space in your kitchen, adding a small window seat or space where your friends and family can sit down with you while you cook. Or vice versa! 


The island in this kitchen is made with a repurposed cast-off hardware-store counter. The whole kitchen comes together wonderfully.

12 Grand Living Room Interior Designs

Living rooms are essential to the use of a home. They are at the center of activity, along with the kitchen. Most of your memories with friends, partners and family are made here.

If you are thinking of redecorating, or simply want to enjoy a little daydreaming, you have come to the right place. We’ve put together 12 Grand Living Room Interior Designs to inspire you today!


 Minimalistic, warm and clean. The contrast between the big, tall space and the low furniture makes it feel so calming. The light that comes in through the beautiful window with the creamy brown and beige work perfectly and the carpet with the wooden floor is just magnificent. 


For a more intellectual, hip look, do something like this. The bookshelf and the carpet seem to be fighting over the attention that the mustard colored chair naturally attracts. A bit sterile, a bit homey, it is perfect for a young adult’s apartment in a big city.


A much warmer, homelier look but still fresh, this living room combines it all. The shades of blue and grey are inviting. The warmth of the wood with the freshness of the plant and white doors, work so well with the carpet. A great place to make memories.


Maybe a citric, futuristic style if what you are looking for. The use of bold colors will certainly cause an impression on your guests. It works well for smaller living rooms and people who like gadgets.


 Minimum decoration, clean white walls, warm bold colors and a great dark lamp in the center. This perfectly balanced living room will definitely spark your imagination.


 Luxury. Luxury everywhere. This classic style is so luxurious, and yet not overwhelming. Certainly impressive.


 Many apartments are being built now that are very long and sort of narrow, with the living room at one end and the bedroom at the other. They are small, but full of light and this design is perfect for them.


White, modern and extravagant, yet minimalistic. We love the distinguished use of white and the curves make it so original. The office space at a higher level gives it enough privacy to work, and still feel part of the living room.


For a sophisticated look that you can probably put together with Ikea furniture, this is the way to go. The furniture is simple and cozy. The striped carpet adds character and works very nicely with the texture of the round couch.


Bachelorette pads usually combine white and a glossy black. This is a very tasteful example. Young males seem to really enjoy the high contrast and consider it to be stylish and distinguished.


We absolutely love this combination of colors and materials. Warm, inviting and fun. I immediately pictured a young family, children and of course, a beige or brown dog. 


 Red, black and white. The black frames on windows and doors, along with the dark accentuated wall and the beautiful pattern on the white wall embrace the sensual red, while it is all refreshed by white. Delightful.