7 Ways To Simplify Your Kitchen Countertop
October 27, 2016
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Funny thing... whenever I decide to de-clutter our kitchen countertop, my husband always walks in the door and says "the house looks great, honey" even if I haven't done anything else! Embracing simplicity isn't something that most of us consider a design skill, but it truly IS and can transform any room, not just the kitchen. When it comes to that ever-busy home epicenter? It counts to go simple in the kitchen.
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Some appliances serve as decor, like a beautiful KitchenAid mixer. But some? Aren't so pretty. We ditched our toaster and now solely use our oven for toasting bread and anything else! It'll free up some good real estate on your counter and make everything feel a little less cluttered.
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Coffee lover? Create a separate coffee station if you have the room. Floating shelving is a great way to save on counter space and highlight any pieces you'd like to.
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Only keep the essentials on your countertop. Think cutting boards, often used baking goods like flour or sugar in canisters, cooking knives, etc.
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Don't let the items ON your countertop steal the show. Let that beautiful counter and backsplash shine. Incorporating pieces like these clear pantry jars are a great way to let these functional items blend in.
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Trade your bulky coffee maker for a beautiful french press. Not only is it a great way to simplify your countertop, but a cup of joe made from a french press is darn delish. See also: How To Make the Best Ever Cup of Coffee with a French Press
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