IKEA kitchens are great for homes both large and small. No matter how small your kitchen is, we can help you get an IKEA kitchen that fits your home and looks good doing it too.
It’s fun to design small IKEA kitchens because it’s always a little bit of a challenge.
- Our IKEA kitchen designer Frank just knows how to get the most storage and function out of the smallest kitchen spaces.
- And our IKEA kitchen designer Eric always keeps a close eye on the walkways in his IKEA kitchen designs to make sure there’s always enough room for the cook.
All of our IKEA kitchen designers know how to transform a small kitchen into a functional space. Here are some of our top tips from previous IKD blogs. (n.b. Some of these post reference items from IKEA’s previous kitchen line. Let us know if you need help finding the equivalents in SEKTION.)
#1: Five simple tips to increase counter space in your small IKEA kitchen
The more counter space you have in your IKEA kitchen, the more work space you have. You need to be able to roll out cookie dough, and have a place to put a cookie sheet after you take it from the oven.
#2: Five small kitchen ideas from IKEA
If you’re willing to get more creative with your IKEA kitchen, you can achieve maximum storage! If you have room for a kitchen island, consider open shelving and baskets, or even a bookcase.
#3: Fit a U-Shape into Your Small IKEA Kitchen with Shallow Base Cabinets
Shallow-depth base cabinets, like the ones you see above, help small kitchens create wider walkways for the cook. With this option you might be able to fit in a kitchen work triangle which is the preference for any serious chef.
#4: Can you fit an island into your small IKEA kitchen? A handy guide
Many homeowners dream of adding an island to their new IKEA kitchen. Unfortunately, this is not always a good option for some kitchens. But how can you be sure?
#5: Get even more storage above your refrigerator
When you have a small kitchen, you need to squeeze out every drop of storage you can. This IKEA kitchen hack turns that dead space above the refrigerator into attractive storage with a horizontal cabinet.
#6: Use mirrors instead of cabinet doors
Adding mirrors to your home is an old design trick to make a small space look bigger and add more light. This look won’t be for everyone…but our customers always surprise us!
#7: Use Open Shelving
Including open shelves in any kitchen design is a controversial decision. You either love them, or you hate them. Open shelving can definitely add a feeling of more space in a small IKEA kitchen.
#8: A clever trick for adding even more counter space to your small IKEA kitchen
A picture is probably worth a thousand words in this case.
#9: With the right design, a small IKEA kitchen goes from cluttered to casual contemporary
Our customer desperately needed more storage space in her small IKEA kitchen. One of the best changes was integrating the appliances.