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Small Kitchen Design Tips

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home; it is where you cook, eat, and entertain. A well-designed kitchen is easier to use, more functional, and looks great!

However, a small kitchen can be challenging. But with the right design tips and a little imagination, a small kitchen can be as luxurious as a larger one. Here are some ideas on how to decorate a small kitchen and enhance its functionality and beauty.


One of the most important things you can do to make your small kitchen look more luxurious is adding a lot of lighting. Lighting gives a kitchen the illusion of being larger than it is. Task lighting can ensure that working areas for prepping and cooking and above the sink for cleaning have enough light. You can also use accent lighting to highlight any elements in your kitchen that you want to showcase. 


When adding colors to a small kitchen, it’s best not to use too many colors because it will look chaotic. You can use just one color or combine several shades of one color to achieve a harmonious balance in the room. 


If you want a functional and stylish kitchen, the countertops are an important element to consider. They should be beautiful but durable as well. For a luxurious, high-end look, different countertop materials are available, including granite, marble, and quartz. You also need to consider your lifestyle, material, color preferences, and budget. 


For added storage, add hooks and wall shelving in your kitchen. This will help organize any kitchenware and make finding the things you need easier. You can also use these additional storage areas to display any kitchen decor.

A roll-out cart is a great way to make the most of every inch in a small kitchen. Pots, pans, and small appliances can be stored on them, making them super easy to access when needed.

Installing a wall-mounted rail can be a great way to organize your kitchen. It’s perfect for hanging pots, pans, and utensils, freeing up space in your cabinets.

Stack Dinnerware

If you have pretty dishes, you can stack them on open shelves. Stacking plates will not only showcase them but free up valuable cabinet storage space in a small kitchen. 

Keep Counters Clutter-Free

To make your small kitchen feel more spacious, keep the counters as clutter-free as possible. Keeping only those items on hand that you use regularly can help make the space feel more comfortable and spacious

Kitchen Island.

Even in a small kitchen, a kitchen island can be a great addition. It gives you extra countertop space, and additional storage underneath, and it can also be used as a dining option. 

If you follow these ideas, a small kitchen can be more functional, beautiful, and have a high-end look.

If you are looking for high-quality and affordable granite, marble, or quartz kitchen countertops, Mountain Empire Stoneworks Asheville can help. Our talented team of designers, fabricators, and installers provides only the best service to our customers. Stop by our showroom and view our incredible inventory of beautiful and affordable countertops.