Give the heart of your home a well-deserved upgrade using these stylish spaces for inspiration. Simple swaps like new stools, lighting, or even cabinets knobs can update your kitchen in a flash, but don’t miss our favorite flooring, paint, and tile ideas as well.

Painted Floors

Of all the kitchen paint trends, this is our favorite. Grab some painter’s tape plus some pretty colors and say goodbye to boring floors forever!

Upper Storage

Floating shelves may be all the rage, but here Uma Stewart makes the case for mixing both open shelves and traditional upper cabinets. Try placing shelves around a kitchen window to allow more light to filter in.

Moveable Addition

Want a bigger island without having to renovate? Designer Jenn Feldman doubled a family’s island in one fell swoop by placing a light dining table right up next to it. Genius!

Bright and Airy

Chef Katie Lee’s Hamptons kitchen embraces the light, with crisp white cabinetry and a soft blue tile backsplash to compliment the room’s sunny view.

Mixed Styles

House-flipping pros Harper Home Company have the winning kitchen design formula down to a science by incorporating both modern and traditional elements into their upstate New York kitchen.

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