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Six Effective Apartment Kitchen Ideas For Bloomington Renters

Just because you're only renting a space doesn't mean your apartment's kitchen has to be anything short of extraordinary. With a few smart apartment kitchen ideas for your Bloomington apartment, you can serve up a delicious dinner with ease – regardless of the size of your kitchen. Impress your visitors at your next gathering with your functional kitchen setup and fresh approach by using these simple tips.

Here are six easy ideas on how to start spicing up your kitchen area, no matter how big the space is or your floor plan.

Consider Your Most Frequently Used Kitchen Tools

Do you love to throw some ingredients in a crockpot and arrive home to a delicious dish that's hot and ready? Have you not used your blender in over a month? Take stock of which cooking tools and appliances you use most and put the remaining items away in a cabinet or closet. Not only will this create more room on your counters, but you'll save time when cleaning.

An Island Is Great For Your Bloomington Apartment Kitchen

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When counter space is limited, adding an island to your kitchen may offer the extra prep area you need. Bring even more flexibility to your kitchen layout by purchasing an island with wheels. These popular upgrades will double as a secondary table, staging area, or they can be stored out of the way when extra floor space is required.

Move Knives to the Wall

One of the best space-saving apartment kitchen tips for your Bloomington apartment is to trade in the bulky knife block for a wall-mounted magnetic knife strip. You will find that professional kitchens utilize them for their space-saving and convenience. Regardless of the length or location, a knife strip will bring a distinctive touch to any kitchen. Just be careful to place it where children can’t access!

Create More Space with a Peg Board

When you need some extra space, installing a pegboard can be an effective solution. Pegboards will support enough weight to hold heavier pans or be used to line up your favorite mugs in a unique display. A combination of hanging plants in company with your commonly-used utensils can allow you to hide your tools in a clever way. A pegboard offers both style and function to any apartment kitchen in spades.

Utilize Your Sink As A Prep Surface

Model kitchen in Bloomington
Sinks of any size can be used as a handy surface for any job. Consider a sink cover for drying plates or use as a prep station. When you need your sink back, stash the top back in a convenient space. You can even put down your regular cutting board horizontally on top of your sink for a suitable sink cover.

Consider Using Backless Stools

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Convenient backless counter stools for your Bloomington apartment kitchen bar are a fantastic way to save space without sacrificing style or much-needed seating. Gently slide them underneath the bar when they aren’t needed.

Enjoy A Better Apartment Kitchen By Living At City Flats on Walnut

If you've implemented these apartment kitchen ideas in Bloomington and you're still feeling unhappy about your space, schedule a tour and see the options at City Flats on Walnut. When you’re here, you'll see our apartments' updated appliances and beautiful finishes. Start the journey to your next home by dialing 812-578-8827 or clicking the "schedule a tour button." Is visiting in person not possible? We offer virtual tours!

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City Flats on Walnut is a luxury apartment community located at E 10th St. and N Walnut St. in Bloomington. Owned and operated by the J.C. Hart Company, we're dedicated to making a place our Residents can call home. We offer many floor plans and amenities to fit any lifestyle, and our Residents love living near Indiana University Campus.
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