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Add Style in Colorless Kitchen

Contrast

Contrast is the perfect way to spice up anything. For example, painting a delicate white flower on the door of grey cabinets is an affordable way to add elegance. For homeowners that want to stick with the crisp, clean lines that modern styles are known for can still add some contrast to the area. Hang some black shelves on a white wall and then add in some straight white lines on the grey cabinets instead of a flower.

These colors may seem boring, but they give the perfect opportunity to include the ideal amount of contrast and style to every cooking area.

Cut back on grey

This color is best used for appliances and storage along the edges of the area instead of accent pieces. Grey Shaker cabinets have never gone out of style, and they coordinate perfectly with any theme. Every cabinet will look great in this color, and then the rest of the area can be decked out in black and white for the perfect color combination. Use contrast and a simple style as before mentioned in combination with this tip to make a room more appealing than ever before.

Add some color

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Elements of Outdoor Kitchen

  • Stone or Brick Cooking Counter- The cook has decided to take the kitchen outside. Mom no longer needs to be sequestered inside while everybody else relaxes on the patio. Now the grill, sink, and counters are all outside so nobody misses out on conversation or good times. Natural stone or brick are popular treatments for these outdoor islands.
  • Complete Kitchen Island – The concept of the outdoor kitchen counter can be taken one step further into an expanded kitchen island. This larger space is designed to include a refrigerator, oven, microwave, and counter style seating area. Bar style stools or chairs can be placed on one or both sides of the counter. Many families prefer this casual approach for everyday dining.
  • Natural Stone or Masonry Privacy Walls – These outdoor entertainment centers are actually little rooms. Sometimes the boundaries are marked simply by a patio floor, but stone walls in combination with shrubs and other natural features can also demarcate the room.
  • Outdoor Fireplace – A brick or stone fireplace is an ideal focal point. It is often placed across or kitty corner to the food preparation area to encourage people to gather away from the grill. This maximizes space
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