Roll out a rug that pops and you’ll have a decorated kitchen in a single purchase.
Photo by: Colin Price
Store cooking ingredients in matching jars on open shelves for cute décor and easy access.
Photo by: A Beautiful Mess
When storage space is scarce, hang wire racks to hold your kitchen goods. Bonus: they’re also a great place to hang dried spices.
Photo by: Ioanna Roufopoulou
Why hide your beautiful dishes? Remove cupboard doors to display decorative plates and glassware.
Photo by: Home Stories A to Z
Who said dishes had to come in a set? Mix and match unique colors and patterns and display your finds on open shelves.
Photo by: Anna Harris
A cozy kitchen doesn’t need décor when it has a gorgeous reclaimed wood accent wall.
Photo by: Susan Gunyou
These dark jade tiles contrast beautifully with the copper utensils and white cabinets.
Photo by: Danae Horst
When storing supplies on the counters, place them on platters and cake stands to create a contained, cleaner look.
Photo by: Just a Girl and Her Blog
A small kitchen means little room for décor so be bold with paint colors to make your cabinets pop.
Photo by: Alyssa Rosenheck
In a small space, less is often more and a few small, simple pieces can be just what your kitchen needed.
Photo by: Centsational Girl
A little paint goes a long way when you use a bold blue to contrast with white fixtures and furniture.
Photo by: Tessa Neustadt
Add character and make your kitchen feel more like home with a cozy, colorful rug.
Photo by: Celeste Noche
Ditch the original packaging and use glass jars to store and display spices and ingredients for a cohesive appearance.
Photo by: Pinch of Yum
Floating shelves serve fashion and function. Display a dish that color coordinates with the rest of the kitchen to tie everything together.
Photo by: Jenna Sue Design Co.
Find dishes of the same color family to display as an accent color and bring life to a bland kitchen.
Photo by: From the Nato’s
The blue mason jars in this kitchen are an inexpensive way to incorporate beautiful color into a neutral kitchen.
Photo by: A Couple Cooks
Keep up with the seasons by displaying freshly cut flowers from your garden or a small pumpkin in the fall.
Photo by: Max Burlhalter
Decorate your kitchen with original, handmade furniture that tells a story while providing a comfortable place to sit.
Photo by: Jasmine Star
Play around with light fixtures, which can completely change the vibe of your kitchen. Plus, you can swap them out at any time!
Photo by: Calypso in the Country
Something as simple as decorative curtains can bring vibrant life to a plain kitchen. Color coordinate by adding other matching pieces.
Photo by: Tobi Fairley
Combine various framed art pieces and décor to create a gallery wall on an otherwise blank canvas.
Photo by: Helen Norman
Empower your small kitchen with bold, dark paint. You’ll enjoy the pop of bright colors the next time you chop fresh vegetables.
Photo by: Nina Holst
Several small pieces can add up to the visual appeal of one large piece. Mix and match abstract art, trinkets, and flower vases.
Photo by: A Home for Design
If your small kitchen doesn’t have much space for décor, curtains with prints and patterns serve both fashion and function.
Photo by: Stephanie Kraus Designs
Use chalkboard paint to allow for creative doodling and original artwork by your kids that can continuously evolve.
Photo by: Creatively Living Blog
Get hands-on and build a small table to serve as a kitchen island that will provide a little extra counter space.
Photo by: The Vintage Whites Market
Simple, abstract art is a great way to add an interesting visual without overpowering a small kitchen space.
Photo by: Leslee Mitchell
Get back to the basics by decorating your kitchen with a bowl of fruit. It provides natural color as well a tasty snack.
Photo by: Dustin Peck Photography
Collect antique milk glass pieces to display on a shelf. White goes with any color so you can be sure it will match with your kitchen.
Photo by: 320 Sycamore
Place picture frames and art in the corners to evenly distribute decorations and bookend your cooking space.
Photo by: Ever & Anon
There’s no rule that says your kitchen has to be painted all the same color. Choose a fun accent color to paint your island.
Photo by: Artsy Chicks Rule
Plants are a great way to decorate since they come in all sizes. Add a few decorative plants to your windowsill.
Photo by: BeachBrights
If you’re out of decorating ideas for a small kitchen, stick with a few small pieces. The less clutter, the larger your kitchen will seem.
Photo by: Ben Elsass Photography
You can upgrade the appearance of your small kitchen with a home project like this green subway tile backsplash.
Photo by: Pepper Design Blog
Every inch counts in a small kitchen, so use the space above the cupboards for displaying your kitchen decorations.
Photo by: Finding Home Farms
Add the illusion of extra space to your small kitchen by hanging a decorative mirror.
Photo by: Old Things New
Painting your kitchen cabinets all white creates a blank canvas for you to incorporate any color and type of décor you desire.
Photo by: On the V Side
When you can’t decide on a color scheme, primary colors are a great way to decorate your kitchen. Incorporate hints of red, blue, and yellow throughout.
Photo by: Domestic Imperfection
For a rustic look, use vintage baskets in place of a fruit bowl. You can paint them to match or leave them in their antique state.
Photo by: On Bliss Street
Often times, less is more when it comes to small kitchen decoration. Search for the perfect light fixture to serve as the focal point.
Photo by: Emerald & Oak
Dishes don’t have to be reserved just for eating. Display decorative plates on the walls for easy kitchen decorating.
Photo by: It’s a Wannabe Decorator’s Life
Looking for a simple DIY kitchen decorating idea? Place some flowers in a vase to set on a shelf or counter.
Photo by: The Prairie Homestead
A decorative spice rack makes cooking ingredients readily available while adding to your kitchen’s look.
Photo by: The Prairie Homestead
Hang a large black and white art piece on the wall for an interesting, yet modest focal point.
Photo by: The Old Painted Cottage
If you’re not big into decorations, make your kitchen look new with a fresh coat of paint using contrasting colors for the upper and lower cabinets.
Photo by: Cottage Instincts
Every day is a picnic in your small kitchen with a red and white checkered backsplash.
Photo by: Prairie Charm
Play with colors in a small kitchen, like how this sweet space brightens the room with fresh mint countertops.
Photo by: Bethany Menzel
Coordinate curtains and dishtowels with your paint colors like in this timeless black and white kitchen.
Photo by: The Ugly Duckling House
Add some pizzazz to your small kitchen with a unique light fixture or funky chandelier.
Photo by: The Grit and Polish
Industrial style metal barstools will add a hint of rustic style to a contemporary kitchen.
Photo by: Akin Design Studio
Industrial light fixtures and hanging Edison bulbs induce a powerful kitchen vibe for the serious chef.
Photo by: Cook Republic
Plants and greenery, whether real or artificial will add subtle pops of natural color to your cooking space.
Photo by: The Yellow Cape Cod
Open up your small kitchen space by adding an interior window so you can enjoy the company of those in the next room while you cook.
Photo by: Design Dump
Look up! Your ceiling is the perfect blank canvas to take your kitchen’s style up a notch with decorative ceiling tiles.
Photo by: Sabbe Interior Design
Store your baking ingredients and other dry goods in white porcelain jars, which are classic and timeless.
Photo by: Live The Home Life
Need to add color to a neutral kitchen? Get the job done in one purchase with colorful chairs or stools.
Photo by: Brooklyn Limestone
Decorate your small kitchen with color and pattern by rolling out a beautiful rug. Bonus: your toes will be cozy while you cook!
Photo by: Anne Sage
This kitchen achieves the modern look with contrasting black and white paint, funky wire chairs, and a unique, artsy centerpiece.
Photo by: Ugmonk
When your kitchen has limited counters, make more space by adding standalone units. Consider getting hands-on with a DIY project!
Photo by: Sofia Clara
Get crafty by building your own kitchen island and use your favorite paint color to add your own flair.
Photo by: Fresh Mommy Blog
Dark wood shelves contrast beautifully against white subway tile and make a great place to store and display your dishes.
Photo by: Tori Aston
With an artistic backsplash comprised of stylish tiles, you won’t need to worry about paintings and extravagant decorations.
Photo by: Bob Narod, Photographer, LLC
A kitchen decorated with fresh colors is bound to inspire freshly cooked meals. Combine soft yellows and greens for a cheery atmosphere.
Photo by: Photography Peter Rymwid
Repurpose an old table to serve as a kitchen island and add a vintage, rustic look.
Photo by: Re-Made Just Right
Even small kitchens deserve islands. Add your own personal touch to a homemade island with dry-brushed paint and added hooks.
Photo by: Beyond The Picket Fence
Install a rod and purchase s-hooks for an easy and decorative way to hang utensils.
Photo by: Therese Winberg
One of the best small kitchen decorating ideas is to coordinate matching colored smaller pieces throughout the space to create visual flow.
Photo by: Armelle Habib
Don’t be afraid to be bold with colors and shapes, which will keep you inspired to try new things in the kitchen.
Photo by: Larnie Nicolson
When you’ve chosen a boldly colored appliance, use contrasting colors for the rest of your small kitchen decorations to create visual balance.
Photo by: Mark Lohman
This cozy, colorful rug adds warmth to this kitchen’s cool floors and matches well with the blue cabinets.
Photo by: Julia Brenner
One simple kitchen decorating idea is to dedicate a shelf to display your collection of mixed unique mugs.
Photo by: Ali Marie Photography
Add a little rustic charm to your tiny kitchen with mason jars which double as drinking glasses.
Photo by: Elissa Crowe
Drawers and cabinets don’t necessarily need to be one solid color. Add a little flavor to your small kitchen design with patterns and prints.
Photo by: Up to Date Interiors
Throw color palettes out the window and simply display your collection of cookbooks on the shelf to add plenty of color.
Photo by: Ivory Lane
Carefully orchestrate the colors of your kitchen design like in this example where yellow, blue and green subtly pop against a white base color.
Photo by: Young House Love
No home office? Utilize every countertop as a workspace—including your kitchen!
Photo by: Shutterfly
Mismatched plates and dinnerware double as interesting conversation pieces.
Photo by: Shutterfly
Keep a decorative tray nearby for some function and fashion in the kitchen.
Photo by: Shutterfly
Decorate with placemats and creative plates so any meal doubles as art.
Photo by: Shutterfly
To open up a smaller space, consider using bright colors in your kitchen. These white cabinets paired with a light gray countertop not only makes the kitchen look larger, but also creates an organized, clean look.
Photo by: Satori Design for Living
If you’re working with a small space, consider contrasting the cabinetry. This black and white kitchen is balanced perfectly which creates a sleek, clean look.
Photo by: Mountain Modern Life
When choosing a color for your cabinets, opt for white. It creates a clean and open space.
Photo by: The Glamorous Gal
Liven up your kitchen by decorating with your favorite plants! It’s a simple addition to bring in vibrant color.
Photo by: Asian Family Recipes
Lacking space? Add a few shelves and decorate with colorful dishes that stand out.
Photo by: TEM Photography
Using white as a backdrop, pair with wood accents and a textile rug for a modern kitchen.
Photo by: Domestic Blonde
If you’re not a fan of painting, use marble backsplash and wallpaper to give your walls a new look.
Photo by: Pink Little Notebook
Nothing says home like a cottage vibe. You can accomplish this look by combining different wood textures.
Photo by: Aimee Weaver Designs
Is bread a staple in your house? If so, make it a part of your kitchen decor by creating a bread station.
Photo by: Abbots At Home
Using glass for your cabinet doors is a unique way to display everything. It also keeps you organized!
Photo by: The Rustic Life
Going for a modern design? Use gray and white as your base and splash fun pops of color in.
Photo by: Cuddlepill
If you have the opportunity to let natural light pour in, do it! It’s an easy way to brighten up your kitchen.
Photo by: Faithful With the Little