Put down a rug
Adding a rug can easily add warmth to the kitchen.
“If you choose the right design, kitchen rugs not only help tie your kitchen to the rest of your home, but they can also provide more support and comfort in a room where you do a lot of standing,” MarthaStewart.com said.
Enhance the lighting
Much like updating hardware, giving the lighting a boost can help bring your home up to date. Forbes says pendant lights offer a cross between ambient and task light. They also provide more visibility and can function as a statement piece.