Updating vintage appliances
If you’re on the hunt for fridge ideas, here are 14 solutions, ranging from making the fridge a big fabulous focal point to making it blend in completely!
Though a kitchen of that era might look primitive now, it was miles ahead of earlier kitchens, where cooking was done in fireplaces, refrigeration was nonexistent, and water had to be carried in.
By the turn of the 20th century, the basic kitchen elements we take for granted were in place: ranges, refrigerators, indoor plumbing, electric lighting, cabinets for storage, and even concepts about efficiency we still use, such as continuous countertops and work triangles.
Have you ever looked at your dishwasher, or your fridge, or the washer and dryer in your home and thought, “I sure wish you were a little prettier”?
Well, you don’t have to wish if you’re willing to put in a little elbow grease and time, and maybe get a little creative.