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How To Create A Calm And Relaxing Kitchen Space

In our fast-paced modern lives, the need for a tranquil and serene haven within our home is essential. As the kitchen is the backdrop of our daily routines and stands at the core of our living spaces, we want it to reflect this feeling. It is a place where peace and calmness should radiate. Ranking highly amongst the recent style trends, a spa-like, soothing sanctuary in your kitchen has become popular. Here, at Kreativ Kitchens, we have outlined ways to capture this look in your existing space or upcoming design. Embracing the trend of a restorative retreat at home.

Wooden Accents

Breathing a sense of calm in your kitchen, wooden accents can elevate your design and create a serene atmosphere. The rich hues of the wood can bring you closer to nature, which naturally lifts your mood. These soothing wooden tones can be included in your worktop, cabinetry, or seating. Even adding wooden accessories such as a fruit bowl can enrich your surroundings with a relaxing warmth.

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Layered Lighting

Lighting plays an integral role in shaping the atmosphere of your kitchen design. It can set the overall mood of the space. By integrating a variety of lighting arrangements, you have the power to create a calm ambience. A combination of spotlights, integrated trim lighting, and decorative pendant lights can be layered to infuse your kitchen with character, invoking a sense of tranquillity.

Adding a hanging pendant light creates a captivating focal point that enhances your sensory experience. Furthermore, opting for dimmable options allows you to unwind and bask in the gentle radiance of your surroundings, adapting the ambience to your preferences.

It’s also important to harness natural light to capture the enchanting atmosphere of your room, creating a soothing and dreamy aura to fill your space.

The Power Of White

Research has proven that white spaces can have a positive effect on your mood. It can bring a sense of harmony and balance through the illusion it creates of expanse and spaciousness. You can add white to your kitchen by selecting it as a potential finish for your cabinetry or worktop or employing it on one of your kitchen walls. Combining it with other neutral colours is a wonderful way to bring a calming influence to your design.

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Ingenious Storage

Smooth, pristine worktops and clean finishes can make you feel in sync with your environment. Clutter-free surfaces can have a huge impact on your mind. With flawless finishes offering ample space, this open aesthetic exudes tranquillity. Employing ingenious storage solutions within your design gives you control over your worktops allowing plentiful chances to stow away unwanted mess. With drawer inserts, hidden pantries and deep sliding drawers, you can not only eradicate clutter but maintain order. With neat sections and shelving, you can place your kitchen items in an organised manner. These storage options can give you peace of mind, knowing you can access your essentials easily.

Integrated Appliances

Appliances are the driving force of your kitchen and are the core of your kitchen’s functionality and purpose. From cooking to cooling, these elements in your design can profoundly affect your daily routine. Seamless navigation around your appliances can accelerate the completion of your everyday chores. Placing your appliances within convenient reach of your kitchen work triangle can simplify daily tasks. Moreover, integrated appliances can contribute to an overall seamless look for your kitchen. Appliances that flawlessly blend into your cabinetry, with a clean yet impactful design, virtually disappear. This visual impact can create a feeling of serenity within your design, as opposed to appliances that may disrupt the seamless aesthetic by standing out.

Natural Textures

Crafting a tranquil kitchen environment involves bringing the outdoors in. One approach is to infuse your space with abundant natural elements, ranging from warm wooden tones to the captivating patterns of marble worktops. The selection of your worktop material influences the overall visual appeal and ambience. Opting for a natural stone or a crafted material that emulates the natural world can beautifully evoke the essence of the outdoors within your kitchen area.

A Neutral Palette

The warming and nurturing tones of a neutral palette can instantly make you feel at ease in your surroundings. Cool neutrals such as light grey or blue have an especially soothing effect. If you want to create this style, avoiding bold, bright statement colours is advisable. Perhaps using two tones of neutral colours with a splash of white for your finalised colour scheme could capture that peaceful sanctuary you are hoping for.

Seamless Seating

Seating within your kitchen design has multiple purposes. From grabbing a quick snack to enjoying a coffee with an old friend, seating in your kitchen space brings life to your space. It’s also a place for you to sit back and enjoy all the features of your design. Concealing your seating or placing it in a convenient location can transform the aesthetic, creating a smooth, sleek look without drawing too much attention to chairs. Utilising a similar colour for your bar stools as your units can make your furnishings almost camouflage into the environment. This seamless style evokes an open-flowing finish that complements a peaceful, calm interior.

There are many ways to create a calming atmosphere in your kitchen design. Whatever your goal or style you’re trying to replicate, the team at Kreativ Kitchens can help you bring that vision to life. If you’re ready to take the next step in your design journey, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Feel free to call us on 0113 269 2784 or email http://[email protected]

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