Ahhh January – the time of year where change and improvement is on everyone’s mind. New Year, New You and all that.
If you’re thinking you’d rather spruce up your humble abode than make loads of crazy resolutions, we hear ya. There’s nothing better than a mini makeover and the results might make you happier in the long run.
Not all of us are blessed with massive kitchens, but who says you need one to make the space amazing? That’s right, sometimes size doesn’t matter!
So, how can small changes make a big difference to your kitchen?
If you’re up for a New Year Refresh and have been building those dream mood-boards for years, now is the time to shine.
The team at B&Q have one mission, and that’s to take the hard work out of creating really exceptional spaces. They have the knowledge and expertise to take you through every step and advise you at every stage.
There’s no disputing that the kitchen is the heart of the house, and where we spend the most time with friends and family – so there’s no better place to start for a New Year change.
Make the most of the space you have with these mini makeover hacks.
1. Super handy fixtures
Taps don’t really take up space, but regardless of how big your kitchen is, this Cooke & Lewis Kareena Chrome pull out tap is a great feature to add. Not only does it look super slick, the integrated ball-joint mechanism makes it really easy to move and use.
No one likes the washing up, so if you’re small kitchen is washing machine free, this tap makes everyday cleaning easy.
2. Epic accessories
Two birds, one stone is my kinda motto and this sink offers even more. More than just a sink, the Romesco Brushed Stainless steel sink comes with an array of accessories to be layered within the bowl for added functionality. Ideal for those looking to maximise their worktop space.
The chopping board, colander and drying rack can all be used within the bowl, taking food prep to new heights. You can chop, wash and prep all the fruit and veg you like without shuffling all over the kitchen.
3. Update your worktops
Changing your worktop is one of the simplest ways to jazz up your kitchen and B&Q have a delish selection of shades, designs and textures.
This subtle but modern Ebony granite worktop is heat, water, moisture, steam, impact and just about anything else resistant. Made from Forest Friendly timber, you can update your kitchen and look out for our lovely planet at the same time. Win, win.
4. Keep things fresh
Now, you’ve spent a while getting your kitchen looking fab so the last thing you want is to stank it up, right? Enter the Cooke & Lewis cooker hood. A slick, barely there addition to your small kitchen.
Let’s face it, your brand new kitchen is divine and you’ll wanna show it off with a nice dinner party. This hood is perfect when you’re cooking up a storm and will keep unwanted odours at bay. It’s also really quiet, so no annoying fan noises to interrupt your hosting skills.
5. Finishing touches
You have all the stylish, modern features and accessories, now for the finishing touch. Minimalist decor is perfect for smaller kitchens, you can focus on what you need while keeping things clutter-free and clean looking.
These Naplo grey aluminium mosaic tiles are dreamy and ideal for kitchen walls as they are anti-stain – plus, opting for a neutral grey tone means you can update other colours in your kitchen each season to keep it fresh looking.
So there you have it, a few simple but effective mini makeover tips, perfect for smaller kitchens.