Small Kitchen: +100 Decorating Ideas

With smaller and smaller residential projects, it takes wisdom and creativity to decorate the environments. And as we know that many people have the dream and need to renovate or change their small kitchen, we have prepared this article full of tips and images to inspire you to set up your project.

How to decorate small kitchen?

In the same way that you plan the decoration of a small room, you can also plan your small kitchen. In other words, to plan this room, it is essential to think about three important points: available space, budget and decoration style.

With regard to space, it is important to take measurements of the places where you intend to install your cabinets and appliances, which must be adapted to a small environment. In addition, for better use of space, it is important to know the needs of the residents of the house or apartment, in order to adapt the project to these demands.

Regarding the budget, it is important that you make at least three different budgets with custom furniture companies or modular kitchens, in order to be able to choose the best cost-benefit. But remember that planned kitchens, despite being more expensive, have a greater durability and still help you to make better use of the space.

And don’t forget to budget for the installation of other decorative elements in your kitchen, such as lighting design, plasterboard and tiles, both for purchasing materials and for labor. Also, remember that the cheapest is not always the most beneficial. Therefore, give preference to quality materials and qualified professionals to carry out this renovation.

Finally, to help you choose the style of decoration that meets your expectations, in the next topics you will find small kitchens with different types of decoration.

Image 1: Your small kitchen can be made more modern with this burnt cement finish.

Modern decor with gray cabinets.

Choose a decor style

Defining a decor style is essential to guide the rest of the choices needed for your project, such as cabinets, finishes and decorative elements. That’s why, in the next topics, we’ll show you some of the most popular styles used to decorate a small kitchen.

Small white kitchen

Light colors are very suitable for decorating environments with little available space, precisely because they promote the feeling of spaciousness in the room. And among the most used neutral colors, white stands out for being versatile, as it allows the creation of simple, modern or sophisticated environments, and for being classic and timeless.

Therefore, this color is also widely used in small kitchen decoration. And so that you can get to know some decoration possibilities that use white, we have separated some images to inspire you. Check out!

Image 2: The cabinets of this white kitchen have a rose gold handle, making the environment more charming.

Scandinavian decor with white cabinets and plants.

Image 3: You can modernize your white kitchen using a mirror above the sink countertop.

Luxury small white kitchen.

Image 4: But you can also invest in a completely white kitchen with some colorful decorative elements.

Minimalist decor with white cabinets.

Image 5: In this white kitchen, the only element of color is the black tablet coating and the granite countertop.

Small white Scandinavian kitchen.

Image 6: Another white kitchen with granite countertops.

Simple decor with white cabinet.

Image 7: However, you can still get away from the traditional decor and use cabinets with a modern design.

Modern decor with white cabinet and countertop.

Image 8: This white kitchen was even more beautiful with the contrast provided by the wall with wood paneling.

Modern decor with white cabinet, white table and wood-finished wall.

Image 9: In addition to the white cabinets, it is also possible to use cabinets with transparent glass doors in your decoration.

Modern decor with white cabinets.

Image 10: In this white kitchen, in addition to the wooden countertops, the white brick tile makes the look more delicate.

Small kitchen with Scandinavian decor.

Simple decoration

The simple small kitchen is one of the most popular when it comes to decorating this room. This is because, generally, they are cheaper and have a decoration without many decorative elements. But your kitchen doesn’t have to be dull because of it.

And to prove to you that it is possible to adopt a simple, but beautiful and functional style, we have selected several decorated kitchens to inspire you. Check out the images!

Image 11: Your simple kitchen can also consist of white cabinets.

Simple decor with white cabinet.

Image 12: But you can also use wooden or mirrored cabinets.

Simple decor with wooden cabinet and shelf.

Image 13: Using colored tiles, or contact with this print, can transform your simple kitchen.

Simple decoration with tile wall.

Image 14: In this case, the decorated tile was used above the sink countertop.

Simple decor with decorated tile.

Image 15: However, you can also use the combination between white cabinets and tiles with geometric print.

Simple decor with decorated tile.

Image 16: You can also use colored elements, like this blue chair or red cabinets.

Simple decor with wooden cabinet and white wooden table.

Image 17: The owner of this apartment opted for a simple and discreet kitchen.

Simple small kitchen with white cabinet.

Image 18: You can also use a colored floor in your simple kitchen.

Simple small kitchen with colored floor.

Image 19: But decorated and colored tiles are the most used options to transform the environment.

Decorated with white cabinet and decorated tile.

Image 20: In this simple kitchen, in addition to the traditional white cabinet with wood finish, colored tiles with a modern geometric print were also used.

Simple decor with white and wooden cabinet.

Modern decor

There are several ways to create a modern kitchen. You can invest in colorful cabinets, different finishes, such as geometric tiles and burnt cement walls, modern light fixtures, among other decorative elements. In other words, you are free to use your creativity to make your small kitchen more rustic, cheerful or even with an industrial touch. Check out the examples below!

Image 21: The wall with white brick tile, the wooden floor, the black cabinets and this cement countertop transformed this environment into a modern and cozy place.

Modern decor with white brick tile and black cabinet.

Image 22: Dark cabinets and geometrically shaped hanging pendants can also modernize your room.

Modern decor with a gray mirrored cabinet.

Image 23: But you can also use mirrored cabinets and exposed brick walls to transform your kitchen.

Modern decoration with brick tile.

Image 24: In addition, it is also possible to use the burnt cement wall and a mirror to decorate your modern kitchen.

Modern small kitchen with gray cabinet and burnt cement wall.

Image 25: A modern kitchen looks charming and delicate with white tiles and black cabinets.

Decorated with white brick tile and black and white cabinet.

Image 26: However, you can also use a single color palette in your decor. In the example below, the entire decor has different shades of gray.

Modern decor with gray cabinet.

Image 27: Another example of a modern kitchen with a gray cabinet to inspire you.

Modern decor with gray cabinet.

Image 28: In this modern kitchen, black mirrored cabinets were used, in addition to tiles with different prints.

Modern decor with mirrored cabinet and geometric print tile.

Image 29: But you can also use stone tile wall to decorate your modern kitchen.

Modern decor with gray cabinet and stone tile.

Image 30: In this environment, in addition to the gray cabinets, a different finish was also used above the countertops.

Small kitchen with gray cabinet and white countertop.

Luxurious decor

The concept of luxurious environment is usually related to the use of expensive items or that reminds that decoration of a magazine or soap opera. Therefore, the luxurious kitchen is marked by the presence of modern chandeliers and luminaires, quality finishes such as porcelain or travertine marble, glass furniture or varnished doors, cabinets with modern design, among other decorative elements.

With that in mind, we selected some images to help you create a luxurious decor for your kitchen. Check out the images!

Image 31: You can use a modern chandelier in your luxurious kitchen.

Luxurious decor with glass table and modern chandelier.

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Image 32: In this kitchen, in addition to the modern chandelier, a decorative frame and a finish with blue bricks were also used.

Luxurious decor with blue tile and modern chandelier.

Image 33: Investing in brown cabinets and implementing a lighting project, as in the image below, will transform the environment.

Luxurious decor with brown cabinet and white countertop.

Image 34: But you can also invest in mirrored cabinets and LED strips to decorate your luxury kitchen.

Luxurious small kitchen with mirrored cabinets.

Image 35: Another example of a luxurious kitchen decorated with dark cabinets, mirror and LED spots in the niches.

Luxurious decoration with black cabinet, mirror and LED spot.

Image 36: But you can also create a luxurious environment using bright elements like cabinets and wallpaper.

Luxurious decor with modern cabinets and wallpaper.

Image 37: A modern chandelier matches this minimalist look.

Luxurious decor with modern cabinets.

Image 38: The black and white decor can also be used in your luxury kitchen.

Small kitchen with black and white decor.

Image 39: However, you can replace black with gray or another neutral color, as in the example below.

Luxurious decor with mirrored cabinet and modern chandelier.

Image 40: Or you can use the black and pink combination to create a modern and luxurious environment. Note that, in addition to the light rail and the modern lamp on the table, the shelves and cabinets are illuminated with LED strips.

Luxurious decor with black and pink cabinet.

Kitchen cabinet

Investing in custom cabinetry for your kitchen is an excellent way to get the most out of all the space available in your small kitchen. In addition, you can still choose the colors, finishes and even the internal organization of these furniture according to your preference and your space needs.

Therefore, we have selected several kitchen models with different types of cabinets to help you choose yours. Check out the images below!

Image 41: Plan your cabinets so that they can accommodate some appliances, such as the microwave.

Decorated with simple cabinets and walls with blackboard paint.

Image 42: But you can also leave some niches open to be used in decoration.

Decorated with neutral cabinets and textured tile.

Image 43: In this case, even the hood space was used for the installation of a shelf.

Decor with mirrored cabinet and white countertop.

Image 44: In addition, you can use cabinets with glass doors, which allows you to use your dishes as decoration, especially if the shelves are illuminated by LED strips.

Luxurious decor with glass door cabinets and LED lighting.

Image 45: Remember that cabinets must be planned according to the available outlets in the environment.

Simple decor with gray cabinet.

Image 46: You can still use LED spots built into your hanging cabinets, which promote a beautiful effect on the decoration.

Simple decor with white mirrored cabinet.

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Image 47: In this kitchen space, in addition to the space for appliances, shelves with built-in lights were also installed.

Planned cabinet with shelf and appliances.

Image 48: Using cabinets with two colors or different finishes is also a great way to decorate your kitchen. In this case, they used white cabinets and cabinets with a wood finish.

Simple decoration with white cabinet and tablet.

Image 49: In this example, the gray cabinets contrast with the black mirrored cabinets.

Modern decor with mirrored gray and black cabinet.

Image 50: But you can also add a colorful niche to modernize your room.

Modern decor with white cabinet and blue niche.

Small kitchen table

The kitchen is not only the place to prepare food, but also to share and cook meals. So, if you have the space, you can invest in installing a small table or bench for that environment. In the case of the table, a good tip is to lean it against the wall, in order to leave a circulation area in your small kitchen.

Image 51: You can replace the traditional countertop with a glass table.

Modern decor with blue cabinet, mirror and glass table.

Image 52: In this case, the table top is made of glass, which makes cleaning easier, but the structure is made of wood.

Simple decor with black and white tile and white wooden table.

Image 53: In this case, a wooden table with the same finish as the countertop was used.

Small white kitchen with wooden table.

Image 54: Another room decorated with a glass kitchen, but this time accompanied by modern acrylic chairs.

Simple decoration with glass table and acrylic chair.

Image 55: But you can also use a bench in your decoration.

Small kitchen with white countertop and decorated tile.

Image 56: The wooden table is also a good option.

Scandinavian decor with white cabinet and wooden table.

Image 57: Another option with a glass table, which is widely used in planned environments.

Decor with wooden cabinet, blue tablet and glass table.

Image 58: And you can even use a mirrored wooden countertop in your modern small kitchen.

Modern decor with white countertop and digital wine cellar.

Image 59: However, if you have the space, you can also invest in a small wooden table.

Simple decor with white cabinet and wooden table.

Image 60: But you can also install a marble countertop to be used as a table and support.

Modern decor with gray cabinet and black countertop.

+40 small kitchen models to inspire you

To help you assemble your small kitchen decor, we have selected another 40 projects, with different finishes and decor styles, to inspire you. Check out the selected models!

Image 61: Decorating your kitchen with only shades of gray will make it modern and cozy.

Small gray kitchen.

Image 62: But you can also install a wood panel, or similar cladding, to give the room a contemporary look.

Simple decor with white cabinet and wooden panel.

Image 63: Another way to modernize the look of your kitchen is through the use of black cabinets and decorated tiles.

Modern decor with blue cabinet and geometric tile.

Image 64: You can still use cabinets and other green elements in your decor.

Small kitchen with green cabinet.

Image 65: But you can also use white cabinets and a green or colored finish.

Modern decor with white cabinet and folding table.

Image 66: This white kitchen with Scandinavian decor can also inspire you to decorate this room in a simple way.

Small white Scandinavian kitchen.

Image 67: But you can also invest in a vintage or retro refrigerator to make the look more stripped down.

Modern decor with gray brick tile and red vintage fridge.

Image 68: Another example of a small, white, modern kitchen.

Modern decor with white cabinet and marble finish.

Image 69: This small kitchen has gained modern air with the installation of these cabinets in dark blue and the use of porcelain tiles above the countertop.

Modern small kitchen with blue cabinet.

Image 70: You can also invest in potted plants to decorate your small kitchen.

Simple decor with white cabinet.

Image 71: The contrast between white, red and blue elements also promotes a beautiful decoration effect.

Simple decoration with blue cabinet and colored inserts.

Image 72: However, you can also use a neutral color palette to create a classic and timeless look.

Decorated with gray cabinet and white countertop.

Image 73: In addition, you can even invest in countertops and wood finishes to make the look more rustic.

Simple decor with white cabinet.

Image 74: Your small kitchen can look modern if you use burnt cement wall, paintings and modern light fixtures.

Small kitchen with burnt cement wall and blue vintage refrigerator.

Image 75: In addition to being decorated with a creative print wallpaper, this small kitchen also has a chandelier in its decoration.

Modern small kitchen with decorated wallpaper.

Image 76: But you can also use blue and black cabinets in your decor.

Modern decor with blue and gray cabinet.

Image 77: The wood cabinets contrast with the black and white cabinets with modern finish in this kitchen.

Modern decor with wooden cabinet and black cabinets.

Image 78: In this kitchen, the owner used blue as the guiding color for her decoration.

Modern decor with blue cabinet and colorful tile.

Image 79: But the minimalist white kitchen, with a tumbler decor, also draws attention.

Scandinavian decor with white cabinet.

Image 80: It is also possible to decorate your small kitchen using only black as the main color.

Black modern small kitchen.

Image 81: The finishes used in this small white kitchen left the modern environment.

Modern decor with geometric tile and burnt cement wall.

Image 82: Another modern kitchen that uses the contrast between black, gray and red cabinets in its decoration.

Modern small kitchen with black cabinet and white brick tile.

Image 83: But your kitchen can also be made elegant and luxurious with the use of wood finishes and cabinets.

Modern decor with gray cabinet and wood finish.

Image 84: You can still transform your decor using the LED strip to light up your closet or investing in a faucet with a modern design.

Modern small kitchen with white cabinet.

Image 85: You can also use yellow cabinets to compose your decor.

Modern small kitchen with yellow cabinet.

Image 86: But you can also use an orange countertop to modernize your decor.

Small kitchen with gray cabinet and orange countertop.

Image 87: In addition, you can still invest in a different finish for your kitchen.

Modern small kitchen with red vintage fridge.

Image 88: Black and white decorated tiles can also transform your kitchen.

Modern small kitchen with gray cabinet.

Image 89: Another example of white and modern decor that can inspire you to build your project.

Simple small kitchen with white cabinet.

Image 90: Using blue and white cabinets can also transform this environment.

Simple small kitchen with blue cabinet.

Image 91: But you can also invest in modern pendants and geometric tiles to decorate your small kitchen.

Modern small kitchen with stainless steel cooktop and pendant.

Image 92: This room is full of modern elements, such as the brick wall, the cabinet and the orange refrigerator, in addition to the wall with blackboard paint.

Modern small kitchen with orange cabinet and exposed brick wall.

Image 93: The geometric print tiles left this kitchen simple with a modern look.

Simple small kitchen with white cabinet and tiled with geometric print.

Image 94: But you can also use yellow cabinets in your decor.

Small kitchen with yellow cabinet and black ceramic tiles.

Image 95: Using wooden shelves with built-in LED spot can also transform the look of your decoration.

Simple small kitchen with white cabinet and cooktop.

Image 96: This room was decorated with neutral tones and modern elements, such as the light rail and the gray brick tiles.

Modern small kitchen with black cabinet and brown tile.

Image 97: But you can also use a brick wall to make the decor more modern.

Modern small kitchen with neutral cabinet and exposed brick wall.

Image 98: In addition, you can even opt for cabinets with wood finishes to create a simple and cozy look.

Simple small kitchen with wooden cabinet and white countertop.

Image 99: You can still use tiles in neutral tones to decorate your small kitchen.

Modern small kitchen with white and black cabinets.

Image 100: And you can also use a decorated floor that contrasts with the neutral decor.

Modern small kitchen with geometric floor.

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