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10 Ways: To have a family friendly, coastal kitchen design
10 Ways to create a family friendly coastal kitchen
1. Big open seating area
Creating a large island or table in your kitchen for the family to sit at, to enjoy dinner or be in the middle of the action.
2. Area rugs
A simple coastal striped area rug in your kitchen gives the space a comfy feel with style. Area rugs can serve as footing for the little ones or a spot for fido to lay.
3. Dark counter tops
Darker coastal counter tops can hide a number of spills and stains making for less worry about messes.
4. Colored cabinets
Coastal kitchen cabinets other than white, hide enourmouse amounts of wear and tear from the family.
5. Desk in the kitchen
Making a place for the family to surf the web or finish up some homework allows everyone to be together in the heart of the home.
6. Fun spot
Creating a table or area around the kitchen gives the family a place close enough but not in your way when cooking. This tends to let the kids be kids while you cook in peace and still keep an eye on things.
Chalkboard paint goes a long, fun way. From an entire wall to the fridge you have so many options and designs to create. A great coastal design and fun for the whole family. It can be used for a grocery list, dinner menu or family art.
8. Colorful heavy duty seating.
Indestructable seating that has style is key in your coastal family kitchen space.
9. Kitchen banquette.
Creating a banquette for your kitchen dining is an awesome use of space and design. Banquettes give extra and flxible seating that works well for a family life.
10. Last but not least- Counter space.
If possible don't forget to make room, leave room for open counter space. This allows for the family to make dinner together, create cookies and teach the kids to cook.