Every inch counts when making the most of a small kitchen. Transform your small kitchen into a super efficient place to gather without sacrificing style or functionality. Check out some of our favorite small-kitchen ideas and makeovers, find design ideas, and get tips from our expert designers on how to fit your dream kitchen into the space you already have. Space constraints allow you to unlock your design creativity and focus on your essential needs. If your kitchen is on the small side, make it feel more spacious and inviting with a few space-expanding tricks. Look to cozy decor and plentiful storage to blend style and function with ease. Open shelves, pullout storage, and well-designed cabinets provide easy access to items while cooking, prepping, and cleaning up. An efficient layout and work triangle can also help your small kitchen live larger than its footprint. Find out how to customize your space with our photos of small kitchens, projects, and inspirational ideas.
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