These days, one of the best ways to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s in style is by checking out trending styles on Instagram. Although there are plenty of designs featured on the social media site that are pretty out of reach for most of us, there are some features that are more attainable than you might think.
Australian paint company Dulux released a study that shows that just a few changes can turn your kitchen into an Instagram-worthy one. Here are what they found out to be the most popular kitchen features.
The days of tile floors seem to be behind us, as hardwood floorboards seem to be what everyone wants in their kitchens. Hardwood floors are timeless and bring depth and warmth into the room, and maintenance is great since they’re so easy to clean. Rich tones like grey and mahogany have been the most popular.
Lately, it seems like everyone is getting into plants and taking on the responsibility of being a plant parent. Adding plants into your home adds freshness into the aesthetics and has also been proven to benefit mental health. You can add plants into your kitchen as a focal point, so don’t be afraid to go bold.
White cabinets add light and freshness to the kitchen area and help keep your home feeling bright and clean. White has been and will always be a classic color choice, and it is also super flexible as you can pair it with any style.
While kitchen islands are all the rage right now, they’ve really always been in style. The only thing that changes is the exact type of kitchen island design. Nowadays, waterfall kitchen islands are the most popular, but other styles are still very much seen in kitchens today as well.
Shaker cabinets have been in style since the 1770s, so talk about enduring style. They’re still super popular, mainly due to the fact that they have clean lines and don’t feel cluttered. Their design is very practical so they can be incorporated into any home, regardless of style.