Small Kitchen Layout One Wall – I believe there is an unsung hero among us when it comes to kitchen design and I like to call it the one wall kitchen. It sounds right. You will often see these types of kitchens in studio apartments or even more spacious houses when the home owner or owner is not interested in spending a fortune on actual cabinets.
While the layout may seem less than ideal, it’s actually one of my favorites because the (almost) blank slate leaves plenty of opportunity to make the space your own. After all, there aren’t nearly as many dated finishes to work with when there are fewer cabinets and counters to begin with! Plus, I love any excuse to bring in more pieces of furniture and accessories, while still categorizing them as practical and functional. Ahead, I share 5 ways to style a one-wall kitchen that makes you feel right at home. A place to cook
Small Kitchen Layout One Wall
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One of the main problems you’ll run into with a one-wall kitchen (especially in an open floor plan) is the lack of definition between the kitchen and your living space. A quick fix for this is to create a focus with a carpet or runner in a small area. Bonus tip: It doubles as a cover for unsightly rental floors.
Instead of using up your precious cabinet space for everyday dishes and serving pieces, choose a simple, open kitchen island that doubles as storage and counter space. Your collection of plastic cups from college and piles of canned goods can live happily in hidden cabinets, keeping the overall look clean and simple.
If you don’t have the budget or space for extra storage pieces, a simple rod and hook solution provides enough space to display pots, pans, and commonly used kitchen gadgets like a cheese grater or pasta strainer. A single wall shelf that runs the length of the kitchen adds extra storage while giving the illusion of a larger space.
If you fall into the camp of having a relatively decent space for cooking but lacking functionality or storage solutions, consider this an opportunity to build the kitchen of your dreams. By adding an old hutch or a beautiful table and chairs, you allow carefully selected pieces to take center stage, while a mason-class kitchen fades into the background.
Single Wall Kitchen Ideas You’ll Love
While it might go against your instincts to choose an oversized light fixture in a compact space, it’s actually one of the easiest ways to make any room feel bigger! Exhibit A: Carly of My City Apartment added grandeur to her tiny New York City apartment kitchen thanks to the oversized shade of her DIY kitchen island.
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Hi, I am Erick Norman. A blogger specialist in Kitchen Design.