One of the easiest ways to significantly reduce the cost of your kitchen project is to forget all about those wall cabinets. This decision is difficult since all conventional designs include them. Here’s a few advantages for you to consider for extra wall space:
- You are not necessarily losing storage space: Getting rid of the wall cabinets might seem as if you are losing a lot of storage space, but IKEA offers a lots of solutions – from rails to open shelves of different kinds – that create ample storage space and the ability to constantly move and rearrange your things.
- Show your personal style: From hanging family pictures or your child’s artwork, there are lots of other things you can do with the open space. How about adding a noticeboard where you can pin your favorite recipes, grocery shopping lists, etc.? Even here you can experiment with different materials: cork (Vaggis), glass (Kludd) or even magnetic (Spontan)
- Open Wall Space = Bigger Room Feeling: Any kitchen has a fixed amount of cubic space. Since wall cabinets are really just boxes (cubes) they reduce the overall space. Most of us appreciate the feeling of openness and less wall cabinets do open up the kitchen space. For smaller kitchens this is especially true.
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