5 Ways To Make the Kitchen Cozier

If you are hosting family gatherings this holiday season, you may be looking for ways to make your kitchen feel warmer and more inviting. No matter where you live, the size of your home, or what your current design scheme is, there are ways that you can increase the coziness of your kitchen for the benefit of your guests.

1. Colorful Custom Cabinets

A splash of color in the kitchen can make it feel much more cozy. Custom cabinets Tampa can come in a range of colors to help you find exactly the right look for your kitchen space. Often this involves colors on the warm side of the spectrum, but because your kitchen space is unique and you know it better than anyone, trust your instincts when choosing a custom cabinet hue.

2. Rugs

Another way to add color, as well as texture, to your kitchen is to add a rug. However, you do not want anything too expensive or difficult to clean since it will be in a high-traffic area where it may be vulnerable to spills. Discount stores offer some attractive and affordable options.

3. Houseplants

A touch of green can make even a minimalist or modern space feel a little less stark. If growing houseplants is not feasible for whatever reason, organic design elements (e.g., dried flowers, evergreen boughs) can have the same effect.

4. Soft Surfaces

Comfort plays a significant part in coziness. You can welcome guests into your kitchen without saying a single word by providing soft surfaces where they can sit. This can be accomplished with cushions, faux fur, perhaps even beanbag chairs. This may be an opportunity for you to exercise your creativity.

5. Hearth Space

Some kitchens can support an added fireplace, which is a great way to cozy up where feasible. However, even if you cannot add a fireplace, you can still create a kitchen hearth with elaborate tiling behind your stove.

Most of these cozy updates are simple matters that you can add today. However, the more elaborate improvements may need to wait until next year if you’re busy over the holidays.