Ideas for Stylish Kitchen Decorating
by Roderic Jones
It's a Saturday morning and you're sitting there waiting for your coffee machine to finish its various gurgles
and noises so you can have that all important early morning cup of coffee. Idly, you look about your kitchen and
notice a spot of paint on the corner of the door. It had been there for years but you never really took any notice
of it before.
Your gaze continues to wander and your eye gets caught by a patch of mildew growing just under the sink, then
you notice the ugly brown colour that your ceiling has turned just above where the cooker stands.
The paint is faintly off colour, and the only papered wall is starting to look rather old-fashioned and grubby.
You take a fortifying sip of your now-ready coffee and decide that some kitchen decorating is called for.
How do you go about it though? And how soon can you get into it? Now that you've finally noticed all the little
bits and pieces of decay that you were quite successfully ignoring up until that moment, you can't wait to begin
your little kitchen decorating project.
That however is where the crunch comes. Just how modest do you want to keep your kitchen decorating project and
yet still make it stylish? Can you get away with sloshing a fresh coat of paint on everything or will you need to
go to the trouble of removing the wallpaper off the wall, and finding out where that mildew stain might be
Naturally enough, it all depends on you and your budget, but if you can spare the time, energy and money, you'll
probably do better, in the long run. to get rid of all your kitchen decorating problems at once. That would include
stripping the wallpaper, replacing any carpeting or rugs that you might have, and perhaps even sanding down your
wooden floors if you have them. If you're going to do a complete job of kitchen decorating however then you'll also
need that all important final coat of fresh paint to brighten up your kitchen.
You might also want to consider replacing those tatty old curtains as they're also probably looking distinctly
old by now. So, go ahead and splurge on your kitchen decorating project and replace the curtains and while you're
about it, you should think of investing in a new set of tea towels as well. It won't hurt to go all out while you
And when you're finally done, you can sit back and enjoy your new kitchen and remember that weekend morning that
started it all off. You'll have no regrets whatsoever, since your kitchen decorating project has provided you with
a better kitchen than you ever hoped for.
A feeling of contentment rushes through you as you bring your new coffee mug to your lips. Life just doesn't get
any better than when youre enjoying the fruits of your efforts and labour.