The new year is here, and you might be itching for a change in many aspects of your life. A kitchen update is the perfect way to give your home a facelift, and it can provide a great start and end to every day. These eight simple ideas are all easy ways to pull off a kitchen update in 2020.

1. Switch Up Your Lighting

Changing your pendant lighting is a great way to make a big statement without using too much elbow grease. There are tons of options to fit your personal style, whether you like a more modern look or prefer French country.

2. Add a Rug
A colorful runner will add texture and interest to a bland kitchen. Find a unique vintage style on Etsy or eBay, then place one in front of the stove, next to the sink, or by the island. Your feet will thank you!

3. Hang Art
Many people hang art in their living room and bedrooms, but forget to bring art into their kitchen. Find a collection of inspiring photographs and vintage art and hang it all near the dining table for a quick kitchen update.

4. Replace Barstools
You probably spend a lot of time eating snacks and chatting with friends at your bar. Make the experience even better with some updated barstools. Wooden or brightly colored barstools add warmth to a sterile kitchen, and metal barstools perfectly match an industrial style.

5. Bring Out the Paint
There’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint to give any space a totally new look, and the kitchen is no exception. If you have an all-white kitchen, try painting the walls a dramatic dark blue or forest green hue.

6. Build a Dining Table
If you’re trying to save money on your kitchen updates, building a new dining table yourself is a great way to do it. There are tons of free plans for farmhouse dining tables floating around the internet. So, get the supplies you need and go to work on a Saturday—you won’t regret it!

7. Organize Your Drawers
Sometimes a little organization goes a long way to make your kitchen feel brand new. Pick new coordinating containers to store all of your dry goods and snacks, and give the inside of your fridge a good cleaning while you’re at it.

8. Install Floating Shelves
Floating shelves are all the rage these days, and you too can get the look by simply removing one set of cupboards and replacing them with two to four open shelves. Collect your prettiest kitchen items, showcase a piece of art, add a touch of greenery, then stand back and admire your work.

Start Your Kitchen Update Today
After reading these fun ideas, we hope you’ve been inspired in the best way possible when it comes to updating your own kitchen. Get started with your remodel by buying Cabinet Corner. We offer wholesale prices on high-quality cabinets and tons of other DIY help for you to consider. You can find a variety of cabinets for every style, so get your Cabinet Corner Cabinets today!