Kitchen Upgrades that are Sure to Wow in the New Year

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Copper Accents

All you have to do is take a peek at one of the most well-known kitchens to know this is going to be a hit. Martha Stewart’s kitchen features copper pots and pans as well as matching serving ware. Add some copper to your kitchen and find a hanging pans display to amp up the vibes. Copper sheeting, with coordinating straps and rivets, adds age-old warmth.

Reclaimed Wood

Vintage is always in style. And there is nothing more vintage feeling that incorporating reclaimed wood. From something as small as incorporating reclaimed wood with your barstools to doing your whole countertops, repurposed pieces are sure to make your kitchen pop.

Butcher Block Countertops

It’s time to replace your linoleum with a warm wood for a durable upgrade. Butcher block is virtually maintenance-free—it just needs an occasional coating of mineral oil—and the natural material is the perfect neutral to break up the sterility of an all-white palette.

Two-Tone Cabinets

Unified cabinetry is a thing of the past. Mix it up with two-tone cabinets. Not only can you use this as your pop of color, but it’s relatively inexpensive if you choose to paint the cabinets you already have.

Colorful Accents

With stainless steel on the For a good decade, the all-white kitchen has dominated its fair share of Pinterest boards. But if you’re looking for something a little more layered, inviting, and personal, relief is in sight! Behold, these kitchen trends are still understated, but (thankfully!) not cold, sterile, or cookie-cutter. And when done right, they’ll look beautiful for years to come!way out, color is making a big comeback. Upgrade your kitchen with all the colorful accents, from a mint green refrigerator to colorful countertop appliances.

Concealed Range Hoods

If you feel inclined to give more attention to your appliances, backsplash, or accessories, then you’re going to be the first to embrace this new trend. Let your other kitchen elements steal the show with a sleek and minimalistic range hood like this one fashioned to blend in with the former chicken coop cabinets.