One of the most difficult decisions when designing a kitchen is appliance selection. There are tons of options, so many reputable brands to choose from, and a multitude of functions to consider. I figured I’d share some insight on how to choose appliances that fit your budget, because that’s always my starting point… the budget. After narrowing options by price, I look at the aesthetic, efficiency, and function. Click through for my tips and to see which appliances we’ll be using in our current kitchen reno! There is a LOT of good information packed into this post- hopefully it’s helpful for those of you planning to upgrade your appliances or renovate your kitchen in the future. I also hit on which appliance “trends” are here to stay and which ones you should avoid!