Kitchens are no longer just about preparing food for your loved ones. They have become dynamic spaces where you can show off your creative flair, entertain your friends and spend time with family.
If you’re thinking of upgrading your kitchen this year, then check out some of these fabulous painter Long Beach, CA trends to try out.
While blue cabinets dominated kitchen design trends in 2017, this year it’s all about keeping it green. This trend is largely inspired by the ‘green’ movement which is characterized by a desire to reconnect with nature, and it works great when paired with brass handles and opaque undertones, while marble countertops simply pop when you combine them with green cabinets.
Taking over from the ever-popular granite countertops is the new kid on the block; soapstone. Not only are they easier to maintain, but soapstone countertops actually have antibacterial qualities and a smooth and beautiful finish that looks wonderful on light-toned wooden cabinets.
If your next Long Beach painters project involves redoing the floors, then you should definitely consider herringbone wood, which lends a touch of chic sophistication to any space.
Camouflaging Vent Hoods
In keeping with the whole trend of streamlined upper cabinets, the vent hood is also being camouflaged to make for a cleaner aesthetic. One of the easiest ways to achieve this trend is by covering the vent with subway tile so that it blends in with the backsplash below and beside it.
As the vent hood takes a backseat from being the main attraction of the kitchen, statement stoves make their way to the forefront. With this trend, you’ll have plenty of colors to choose from that will not only create interest but also help you express yourself. Think blue stove frames with brass handles and dials, or a retro mint green with white hardware. The possibilities are endless.
A lot of people choose to incorporate floor rugs into the kitchen as a way to introduce warmth and comfort into what’s usually a very stark and minimalist space. From Moroccan inspired patterns to hand-woven textures, there is just something comforting about walking on a plush and soft rug as you cook, instead of hardwood or tile, which can feel very cold during the winter months.
Open Display Islands
This trend is definitely a far cry from the usual island which is often packed with hidden storage that distinguishes the kitchen as a separate space. With an open display island, you can easily show off your cookbooks and your special wooden bowls, while creating a warmth and versatility that enables your kitchen to double as a living room if needed.
Add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your appliances with some metallic trim, which you can also incorporate into your cabinets.
Another Long Beach painting favorite is the combination of two different color tones or even different materials to create fun and dynamic appeal with your cabinets. Most people often pair white upper cabinets with dark ones below, but now you can also combine white cabinets with wooden sections and drawers for some added texture.