With homes and apartments becoming smaller every day, it is increasingly becoming difficult to allocate adequate space for the kitchen. But the kitchen is undoubtedly the heart of any abode, where not only are delicacies prepared, but cosy conversations are entertained too. So to make the most of a small kitchen, you will need to get a little creative and innovative. Some smart but simple ideas can aid you in utilising your compact kitchen’s full potential and make it seem stylish and spacious as well. Space saving storage solutions, light colours, sleek designs and tasteful lighting can enhance the beauty of the simplest cooking havens. Even dark colours on the walls can look beautiful id sufficient lighting is used to open up the kitchen space visually. In-built shelves, mirrors, modern appliances, a dollop of some vibrant hue can make a world of difference to your kitchen. So check out these 40 brilliant tips and make your small kitchen the highlight of your interiors.