Arguably, the kitchen is the most important room in the home. It is where we spend a major part of the day – cooking food, eating meals, and catching up with our friends and families through informal gatherings round the kitchen table. Just as we consider it important that a kitchen be well equipped with the right set of equipment to help us in the task of preparing meals for the family, so is the need to keep it beautiful and well-designed. For some, giving their kitchen a makeover might mean thousands’ of dollars worth of new equipment, installations, new paint job. However, this need not be the case.
Decorative window films are quite ingenious home decoration tools. First of all, they are inexpensive; they cost less than having a window or glass surface painted. Second, they are easy to install and maintain. Third, they come in a variety of designs and functions, making them very versatile decoration implements to brighten up your kitchen. Indeed, with decorative window films, such as a border accent, an etched glass window film, and the like, you can give your kitchen an instant makeover in just a few minutes! Here’s how:
Inject color and design onto plain windows Although we like the look and feel of natural light streaming through the kitchen, the harsh bright light can sometimes become too much. In order to soften up the streaming light, you can install frosted decorative window films that block out some degree of light bit still allow natural light to stream though the windows. On the other hand, you might also want to use border pieces or etched glass window film that can serve as accents for the window. Depending on which kind of window film you might want to use, these can surely add pops of color into the kitchen, livening up the space in just a few minutes after installation.
Replace cabinet doors with lightweight glass doors with decorative film accents If you want to give your kitchen an updated look but do not have the resources nor the time to strip down all the cabinets and replace them with news ones, you can have the look of new cabinets for just a few dollars. How? Simply replace the doors with lightweight glass ones. Then, use frosted film on the glass surfaces of the newly installed cabinet doors. By simply replacing the doors, and not the actual cabinets, you will have a new look for the kitchen but one that did not require thousands of dollars.
Update glass surfaces on a regular basis The good thing about frosted film is that that can easily be installed and replaced. Thus, whenever you feel like changing the color scheme or giving your kitchen another makeover, you can update the entire kitchen again by simply replacing the old window films with a set of new ones. As long as you properly remove and install new ones, there is no limit to the style and color combinations you can use in the kitchen. There are no major compromises required, and you need not spend a ton of money with this great makeover tip!