Are you fed up looking at the same old kitchen cupboards, is your kitchen looking a bit tired and in need of a makeover? When it comes to updating your kitchen especially if you are working on a budget can be very daunting but with some creative ideas it is possible that by making some changes can have a big impact on your kitchen making it look and feel like new again.

We’ve got some great kitchen ideas for you here at Speedy Services, so why not read our kitchen ideas guide to help get you started and find out how we can help bring out the inner DIY kitchen designer in you today. Winter is the perfect time to update your kitchen making it a great space to enjoy indoors to prepare hot meals for the family and entertain party guests.


Kitchen Ideas


Idea 1: Refresh your kitchen cupboards  

If you are fed up looking at the same kitchen cupboards why not give them a refresh with a fresh colour of paint or combine two different colours for a unique effect, painting is a great and quick way to update your kitchen colour scheme and design.

Wooden cupboard doors can be easily removed and may need to be sanded using a belt sander and treated before you can paint them, using a paint sprayer will save you time proving a smooth and even finish adding a new splash of colour to your new kitchen design for you to enjoy and accessorise. Experiment with different paint colours and finishes one colour for lower cabinets and a complimentary colour for your upper cabinets to match with your kitchen walls, to complete the new look fit new handles for an instant update.


Idea 2: Add stylish accessories  

Adding stylish accessories to your kitchen can bring a hint of glamour to your kitchen from vases with fresh flower arrangements or lanterns for a more personal touch to enjoy romantic dinners. 

Other accessories to make your kitchen feel more homely table can include placemats and coasters, towels, oven gloves and chair cushions. With plenty of designs and colours to choose from including spots, stripes, metallic and flowers creating a new theme in the room and making a few changes can make a big style difference to your kitchen.


Idea 3: Update your tiled floor

Do you have cracked floor tiles, or would you like to replace your tiled floor to match your décor and make the floor space feel like new again.  Remove existing floor tiles, using a floor tile lifter will make this job easier, a tile cutter will also help you to cut your tiles to fit your kitchen floor space.


Idea 4: Create a feature wall  

If you have limited time or budget to renovate your entire kitchen, why not create a feature wall instead either using a striking wallpaper design or a fresh coat of paint.  Feeling creative use stencils to make patterns on your painted wall when it has dried for a unique statement art piece.


Idea 5: Upcycle kitchen furniture

If you have wooden chairs and tables sand them down using a sanding belt and paint them to match your kitchen cupboards, replace chairs cushions to match your décor.


Idea 6: Replace blinds and curtains

Replacing blinds and curtains can add instant colour and texture to your kitchen as well as providing privacy, there are plenty of windows dressing to choose from to match your room décor.


Idea 7: Add a tiled backsplash   

Create and design your very own tile splashback for an instant colour update to your kitchen, using a tile cutter will help you to cut your tiles to fit your design, don’t forget your adhesive and grout. With a variety of colours to choose from you can create the perfect backsplash for your new kitchen design.


Idea 8: Add new storages shelves

Does your kitchen have enough storage? Why not add some floating shelves using boards and an electric screwdriver and paint, display your favourite photos or add some greenery with some fresh herbs in pots which are also great for adding flavour to your favourite meals.


Speedy Tip: Keep materials and sharp tools out of children’s / animals reach, wear correct safety PPE equipment and remember to always check the operators and safety guidance before using any hire equipment.


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Thank you for reading the Speedy Services blog, there’s plenty more tips and how-to-guides where this came from.  Keep checking back here for more inspiration and help for your DIY projects.


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