Get rid of things you don’t need

Before making major changes to your kitchen, the first and most important step is to clean. Get rid of things you don’t need, things you don’t use and spare parts.

Doing so frees up space and makes it easier for you to organize the things you decide to keep. Do you really need to keep your old bulky coffee maker sitting on the counter when you’ve just got your new coffee machine?

Keep everything organized

Who wouldn’t want to walk into a kitchen where everything is in place? Proper organization is the key to keeping any room more spacious, especially the kitchen where there are more items. Today, shoppers will not have a hard time as there are plenty of storage options specially designed for small spaces. So get that sliding spice rack or that magnetic knife rack that you can put on the wall and free up more counter space!

Change the colors

One of the easiest ways to upgrade your small kitchen is by changing your wall color. Using light, neutral colors will really open up a small space. If you want to give it some personality, you can add color accents – you can make your kitchen things coherent in color, or you can paint your cabinets with a bold color choice!

Let there be light

Speaking of ways to make a room feel bigger, lighting is something you also have to think about. Recessed fixtures, semi-recessed ceiling lights and recessed lighting are all good choices for small kitchens because they don’t take up too much space. You can also install a mirror or two – mirrors reflect the light around a room and are also great for opening up a small space.