Published at 05 September 2016. by Bryssa Verene
There are many ways to make your home looks so attractive with creative ideas. If you want to present different atmosphere in your home, you can try to design your kitchen into extraordinary design ideas. One of the ways is building an outdoor kitchen. This outdoor kitchen is rarely used by people because they think that it is so complicated. Actually, outdoor kitchen has many advantages. If you decide to have outdoor kitchen, you will enjoy fresh air in backyard while cooking. You also can utilize outdoor kitchen as a place to hold garden party with your family with make barbecue in spare time.
Although now we are living in modern era, there is no wrong if we choose design outdoor kitchen using rustic style. This is make you feel like in the village. You can build an outdoor kitchen in backyard or beside house or other empty land which you have. You do not need to much land because if you do not have empty land, you can utilize your remain patio space. About kitchen layout, it would be so simple if you choose I-shaped. Then add island as dining table and some stools to enjoying the meals. Rustic style is identical with natural stone and brick material, so that you can design the island from these materials. You also can add fireplace or fire pit to increase the warmness when your family is gathering.
Before you build an outdoor kitchen, there are several things that you should notice. First thing that you can do is determine right location of outdoor kitchen that you will build. It would be better to choose the closest area with house, not separated with house. It is because you must be considered the access and kitchen distance and electrical devices and water pipes also kitchen convenience. Like we said before, you can utilize outdoor patio as a place for outdoor kitchen. Then, you have to think about the materials. Because outdoor kitchen is built in outdoor area, you have to make sure that you choose solid materials that resistant to all weathers.
Besides location and material, you also have to prepare roof to protect you from rain and wind. An outdoor kitchen is usually not used routinely but you have to design it as comfortable as possible. You can add traditional roof with wood frame to present rustic atmosphere. The last, do not forget to install lighting. It will make you easy when you use your outdoor kitchen in the night. Installing pendant lights or wall mounted lights or other outdoor hanging lights with rustic designs are gorgeous ideas. Then, you can enjoy your time with your family while cooking and dining together in outdoor.