Making it Fancier: 8 Ways to Achieve Kitchen Elegance and Luxury

Olivia Cirocco
 | September 15, 2021

The kitchen has always been one of the most challenging areas to renovate. Also, this particular area of the house is one of the most expensive home improvement projects as kitchen renovation means new materials, furniture, appliances, and layout.

The kitchen is probably the most adaptable and flexible area in the house which you can add elements to improve the overall functionality. One reason why most homeowners love to upgrade their kitchen is that the return value of a renovated kitchen has almost the same amount of your renovation.

Not all homeowners could afford to renovate their kitchen fully, and some of the most luxurious kitchens have limitations and constraints. Updating your kitchen will not just help you increase the functionality of your kitchen, but it will also help you financially.  There are a lot of ways to make your kitchen luxurious and elegant without spending too much.


Start installing a water filter system inside your kitchen as there’s no more luxurious and convenient than having it inside your home. You can use filtered water for different purposes such as cooking, drinking, and sterilizing.

Whether you use it in boiling, sparkling, or chilled water, having a water filter system that’s entirely integrated with your tapware is the greatest in quality design. Also, having a water filter system assures you of a healthy water supply. It’s essential, especially if you have children at your home.

Installing a filtered water system may not be easy. If you seek help from the professionals, you can look for specific home improvement companies which specialize in kitchen renovations. You can also search for home improvement professionals in Melbourne kitchens and bathrooms to help you with your project.


When you renovate your kitchen, typically you’re just making little adjustments inside the kitchen such as changing the backsplash, replacing old handles, or adding fixtures, and other worktops. But if you want to make your kitchen luxurious and elegant, you can add high-quality appliances such as smart cookstove, double oven, automated kettle, etc.

Technology somehow has become part of the people’s daily life, and all you have to do is adapt to it. Therefore, it’s best to create a luxurious kitchen based on the most excellent and high-quality appliances you can afford.

Smart devices are an excellent addition to a luxurious kitchen, and using these devices are such a pleasure. Also, it can be beneficial to you since these high-quality devices can last longer and energy-efficient than the old ones.


Kitchen countertops make a kitchen complete. It’s one of the essential material needed to make a kitchen functional. It comes with different varieties, styles, and designs. Each has a different cost and while they may be hard to acquire, having one of these countertops will surely make your kitchen look elegant and luxurious.

Exotic countertops make a big impression inside the kitchen. It makes your kitchen look like you’re in the palace. Countertop materials such as natural granite, quartz, and semi-precious stone such as agate or dumortierite is an excellent exotic countertop material.


Backsplashes are as essential as the countertops. Without it, there will be no colour and ambience in the kitchen. Backsplashes add a certain feeling to the people and cooks inside the kitchen. It has a critical function that can add drama to a kitchen.

Aside from making your kitchen attractive, the right choice of backsplash can pull out the potential purpose of the kitchen. Also, it can significantly increase the working productivity of the cooks.

For example, a bright kitchen with a bright backsplash can give joy, excitement, and welcoming ambience in the area, but using a dark backsplash with no proper direction can make a sad and distressing feeling inside the kitchen.


Light is probably the most important fixture inside the kitchen. The kitchen is an area where people usually work, prepare, and cook food. For homeowners who aspires to become an excellent cook someday, their kitchen should at least have enough light fixture to become productive.

Lighting fixtures don’t just give your kitchen brightness, but it also plays a vital role to the guests. Excellent light fixtures become pleasing in the eye, especially those installed in the most suitable area.

It gives your kitchen a fancy and elegant feeling. In addition to that, luxurious kitchens probably have items displayed under the cabinet or on the counters. These lights help showcase those items.


If you’re looking to make your kitchen look elegant and luxurious, there’s nothing fancier than adding a little touch of nature inside your kitchen. Your kitchen needs texture and a feature of life to feel homely. In this way, it doesn’t just give your kitchen a lively ambience, but also it provides your kitchen colour that could give your guests an inviting feeling.

You can place small flower pots inside the kitchen or make a hanging garden near the window. It’s a good way of showcasing that your kitchen is eco-friendly. Also, if you’re fond of cooking, instead of planting your herbs outside the house, you can plant it inside the kitchen. It’s more accessible than going out just to take a bunch of herbs for cooking.


Kitchen flooring is essential to complete the functionality of the kitchen. While these materials have to be durable, it must also contribute to the overall look of your kitchen. If you want an elegant and luxurious kitchen, you have to make sure that you install the most suitable kitchen flooring that can endure heavy foot traffic.

You can add rugs inside the kitchen, but somehow it isn’t that practical as there are a lot of activities happening inside the kitchen and most of the time you’ll be dealing with food and water. You don’t want to clean carpet stains every day.

Kitchen flooring comes with a different variety of patterns, designs, colours, textures, and durability. Therefore, you have to choose what’s best for your kitchen layout.


Customized cabinets allow you to create your own kitchen environment which enables you to control the ambience you want for your kitchen. It also reflects on what kind of a homeowner you are. By customizing the cabinets in your kitchen, you can lessen your expenses as you’re the one making strategic decisions by choosing the design and material yourself.

Before going for the project, try visualizing everything and make sure that it’s suitable on your kitchen design. In this way, you can make your kitchen more luxurious if you installed the most suitable kitchen cabinets.


A kitchen renovation isn’t a simple matter, especially if your goal is to have an elegant and luxurious kitchen. Kitchen trends change from time to time, and it’s hard to cope up with these changes.

If you want to have the upper hand, then try making your kitchen as luxurious as it can be. In this way, your kitchen design may last longer and keep up with the pace of change. Consider these eight ways to achieve an elegant and luxurious kitchen.

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Olivia Cirocco

Design Manager

As a Bachelor of Interior Architecture graduate of The University of South Australia, Olivia has gained extensive experience in the field. In addition to developing critical analysis skills, Olivia learned how to implement creative, environmentally and socially sustainable settings. Using these techniques she has since enjoyed specialising as a bathroom and kitchen designer.


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