la kitchenette.
by victoria comment


open kitchen shelving with eclectic dishware / sfgirlbybay

from justina blakeney’s new bohemians book, via remodelista.

most of us have been there at one time or another — living with a teeny tiny kitchen. i’ve experienced a small kitchen more often than i can remember, and while cooking can be challenging (i’m having flashbacks of wrangling that thanksgiving turkey into a mini oven!), it doesn’t mean your kitchen can’t be amazing. rental ads probably call these kinds of kitchens ‘charming’ and for good reason — they are. i always found when living in these kinds of quarters that the best way to organize was to go up! vertical storage is your friend — your BFF. i’ve used vintage potato chip racks, knife racks, pot racks from IKEA — whatever i could store out of the cupboards and drawers and up the walls offered me up a lot more room for all my kitchen accoutrement. here’s some great looking, small kitchens to inspire you.

kitchen wall storage and decor via lovely life. / sfgirlbybay

lovely life.

black kitchen wall with accessories via williams-sonoma / sfgirlbybay

williams sonoma.

white kitchen decor and dishware via one king's lane / sfgirlbybay

one king’s lane.

small kitchen decor inspiration. / sfgirlbybay

clockwise, l to r: elle decorationdesire to inspire; lonny; carla aston.

sarah sherman samuel's modern kitchen / sfgirlbybay

sarah sherman samuel.

vintage kitchenette / sfgirlbybay


small modern kitchen decor / sfgirlbybay

desire to inspire.

black and marble kitchen via desire to inspire / sfgirlbybay

apartment therapy.

blue and white dishware and crate wall storage in kitchen via apartment therapy / sfgirlbybay


vintage kitchen storage via society nest / sfgirlbybay

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5 responses to “la kitchenette.”

  1. Oh yes, even if challenging, a kitchenette can be a gourmet paradise.

    And now I have more space, I decided to keep my kitchen simple, we don’t need huge cabinets or tons of objects to make great cooking isn’t it ?

  2. Thank you for this! We are planning to build a home that will be around 600 sf, so I’m always on the look out for stylish, small room ideas. With a hubby who loves to cook ( read: hoard cooking equipment ), storage will definitely be a challenge for our small space!

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