Design Recipes: Cathy’s Tip Of The Week – 3 Wall Decor Items That Set the Right Mood for Your Kitchen

January 15, 2015 Updated: April 23, 2016
The right piece of wall décor can add significantly to the atmosphere in your kitchen or dining space.
The right piece of wall décor can add significantly to the atmosphere in your kitchen or dining space.

If you’re looking to spice up your kitchen or dining area, adding some unique and decorative features to the wall can help add significantly to the room’s overall look and feel. Here are a few wall décor ideas that can help you to create the mood that you’re looking for in your kitchen.

Wall Art

Your kitchen is where meals are created, and memories are formed with loved ones over food. What better way to set the mood than with a piece of art that reflects the happy times that happen in the kitchen? Cutlery-inspired art works great in the kitchen –as does art that features seed packets, or retro art that’s reminiscent of a diner. Look for art that features culinary or dining-related inspiration, and pieces that blend with your style of kitchen.

View: Kitchen Traditional Framed Wall Art
View: Kitchen Traditional Framed Wall Art

Lighting Accessories

Lighting accessories have two purposes –they add much-needed light to a room, and can help to dress up a wall –two things that can improve the mood in your kitchen. Consider installing lights that have dimmer switches, allowing you to adjust the ambient lighting in your kitchen.

View: Reproduction Insulator Glass Sconce
View: Reproduction Insulator Glass Sconce

Wall Sculptures

Wall sculptures are excellent pieces of décor for a kitchen or dining area –especially sculptures that reflect some of your favorite inspirations behind the meals that you prepare, or pieces that represent fun times spent with friends and family.

View: Celebrations Metal Wall Sculpture
View: Celebrations Metal Wall Sculpture

If you’re thinking about updating your kitchen, consider choosing a favorite piece of wall art as the inspiration, and then designing the room around the colors and style of that piece. This helps to ensure that everything coordinates perfectly, and beautifully Don’t forget to LIKE Cathy Hobbs, Interior Designer on FACEBOOK, and Follow Design Recipes on TWITTER for design tips and inspiration. Top Image: Cathy Hobbs 

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