Skip to main content

Is It Chaos In Your Kitchen? Calm It Down With These Creative Tips


Regardless of your personal design tastes, we all want a kitchen that works for us. We want to be able to enjoy the space, cook away and create new things and enjoy an easy to look after space too. Sometimes, the reality of your life in the kitchen couldn’t be any more different. In fact, you might find that it’s actually quite chaotic.

If you’re struggling with a kitchen that is the opposite of calm, you might want to work on design ideas that work to channel a lot of peace and ease. It’s not always an overnight fix, but if you want the kitchen of your dreams to be chaos free, these simple steps should help.

Declutter

The first step in creating a calm kitchen is to declutter. If you have lots of junk piled up on the counters or on your kitchen table, you’re going to struggle to create a calming effect. What you need to do is work through the steps needed in order to keep your kitchen clutter free. Then, when it’s serene and spacious, you need to work on keeping it that way.

Choose Colour

You might love a certain color or have chosen the shade on your kitchen walls because it’s fun, but when you’re trying to create a calming effect you need to think smart. Bright and brash colors might seem cool, but they’re going to look chaotic on the walls. Instead, you're going to want to choose calming neutral colors for your kitchen walls - especially if you want to be able to relax and enjoy your kitchen.

Make Every Moment Count

It also helps to make sure that every moment spent in your kitchen counts. If you’re always digging around for items that you’ve lost or constantly waiting on appliances, if can feel like you’re never getting anything productive done. Instead, speed things up by having a storage system that works and considering a great range of boiling taps that will stop you from waiting around so much. That way, you’ll be able to make your time in the kitchen more efficient and find it easy to get things done.

Create Comfort

If you’re trying to create a calming effect, you’re going to want to think about comfort. Chaotic kitchens will often feel cold and unwelcoming. Instead, to calm everything down, you want to create a comfortable atmosphere. If you have seating space, try and cozy it up with cushions, textures, and even a few candles. You could even add in a lounging space to make the room both comfortable and multifunctional.

Involve Your Children

And finally, it's often the case that a kitchen is a place that you find friction with your children. If you have fussy eaters or find meal times a challenge, you’re going to want to get your children more involved in the kitchen. Not only will they love to spend the time with you, but they’ll learn a lot more about cooking and food. So much so that they’ll be more likely to try new things and eat all of their vegetables.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Prilosec OTC $25 Rebate plus a $100 AMEX Giveaway

Hey Neighbors! Do you suffer from heartburn? I do sometimes. I personally can not eat really spicy foods. Problem? I LOVE MEXICAN! So does my whole family. My husband enjoys really spicy foods and sometimes suffers from it. Solution? Have you heard about Prilosec OTC? If not perhaps you would like to try it. Prilosec OTC has a special offer going on right now through February 15th. Buy 2 Prilosec OTC and get $25 back. Now, I personally have not tried Prilosec OTC yet. But according to the site: "How and Why Prilosec OTC® Works Prilosec OTC Blocks Heartburn When you eat, millions of tiny pumps in your stomach lining create acid to break down food. Normally your lower esophageal sphincter (LES) works as a door, opening and closing to let food pass from your esophagus HEARTBURN GLOSSARY Esophagus: Tube connecting the mouth to the stomach; a passageway for food; part of the digestive

What To Do About Those Fuzzy Uninvited Guests In The Home

When we talk about pests in the home, the most common that we tend to deal with are the creepy-crawlies that find their way in. Ants, termites, and spiders, for instance. Occasionally though, you have a real chance of getting a much bigger, fuzzier unwanted guest in the home. What do you do about the fact your home is at risk of becoming a wildlife sanctuary for some truly unhealthy and even dangerous beasts? Picture by Alexas_Fotos Know the signs It doesn’t matter if you’re in a suburban home, a country cottage, or a fourth-floor apartment. Some animals can find their way just about anywhere. It’s worth knowing the signs of pest infestation so you can confirm it and act on it immediately. Spotting droppings, keeping an ear out for scratching, and looking for signs of nesting like shredded paper, scrunched leaves, and grass clippings around the home without explanation can help you start fighting back. Picture by wolfgang_vodt Cleanliness is key If there’s
 Hey neighbors, its with a heavy heart I let you all know that my mom (Lori) unexpectedly passed away the end of June. Our family has been taking the time between now and then to be together and remember what a light mom was. I came on towards the end of last year and was planning on fully moving my interviews and review to this website. I intend to to so partially to keep mommas beautiful website going. Thank you all so much for your love and support over the years. ~Mercy