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How to Start a Theme for your Kitchen

By Charles Hopkins Published 12/8/2013 | Home Improvement

If you are bored with your kitchen and want to think of ways to update it without spending a lot of money, you can spruce up your kitchen table. This is an easy and fun way to personalize your kitchen. There are so many creative ideas that you can do with your kitchen table.

The first thing that you must do is picking a theme. Themes can be found everywhere. You might have an idea already started. You can go with the theme that you have already formed and go on from there or you can choose a different theme and start new. After you have the theme picked out, you can now choose a border, or wallpaper for your kitchen. After you have this, you can then pick the color for the walls. Once you have done all of this you are ready to introduce the theme into the room.

Picking the curtains or window treatments for your kitchen is the next step. Pick something that compliments the colors that you have chose. You may be lucky enough to find window treatments that have your theme already incorporated on them. If not, then you can get some that either match your theme or contrast a certain color in the room.

Choosing the artwork that you place in your room can be a fun job. Shop around and look for something that may accent your theme or tie into it. Pick artwork that you like and that fits your style and decorating ideas. There are lots of places to look. You can check out decorating stores, department stores, or even at yard sales and flea markets. You will be surprised at the great buys you can find. Other people’s junk can turn into your theme for your kitchen. You can work your theme around this whole idea.

The next step is to spruce up your furniture. Buying new furniture can be very expensive and may not fit into your budget. One way to incorporate your new theme into your kitchen is to decorate your furniture. This is an easy and fun way to create design in our kitchen. You can paint a new tabletop for your table. You can make any design that you want for your table.

You can stencil in a design and then paint it with acrylic type paint. You can go to craft shops to find different patterns of stencil and the paints that you will need to do this. If you do not want to paint your table, there are other ways to make a new tabletop. You can take a piece of plywood and cut it to size and then use tile and grout to fill in the top of the table. You can choose any type of flat tile that you want to create a unique and special look. You will want to use stain proof grout for this type of work. You will be able to find all the items that you need at any home improvement store in your area.

All of these ideas are fun, fast and cheap. They will make your kitchen look new again in a short time with the help of your family or by your self. Either way you will be happy with the end results.