4 Great Kitchen Trends

kitchen trendsIt’s no secret that kitchens sell houses. Which means you’ll want your kitchen in tip-top shape before you sell! And wouldn’t you like a chance to enjoy your new, spiffy kitchen before you put your home on the market? Whether you plan to sell in the next few months or two years from now, it’s a great time to give your kitchen a makeover with these 4 great kitchen trends!

1. Choose gray instead of white.
White is still a popular cabinetry color but soft gray shades are on the rise. And they work great with white countertops and wood embellishments! Houzz.com offers some wonderful examples of how to incorporate gray into your kitchen.

2. It’s all about appliances.
The quality of your kitchen appliances is a major factor in your home’s attractiveness to potential buyers. And don’t you want the best you can afford anyway? Many homeowners choose to up the ante and purchase commercial-grade appliances. Get an idea of what’s available with a look at House of Appliances.

3. Cabinet functionality has evolved; check it out!
Fit pans into narrow spaces and store your utensils in upright bins. Upward-opening cabinets and exposed shelves are also gaining popularity. Better Homes and Gardens offers a selection kitchen ideas based on current trends. You’ll be surprised how much more storage space you can gain in your kitchen!

4. Do you love decorative tile? Now is the time to use it!
From mosaic to mural, decorative tiles are all the rage these days. Keep it simple and neutral or or incorporate images into your kitchen design. Houzz.com offers several decorative kitchen tile ideas.

What are your favorite kitchen trends?

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