Countertops: Concrete, stainless, or even limestone tops really give the kitchen a modern feeling.
Cabinets: Try some frosted cabinets or painted cabinets for an inexpensive touch.
Backsplash: Bright, funky colors will liven up the kitchen.
Decor: Try novelty signs and marquee letters, family pictures, and table top decorations that really add your personal touch.
Plants: Adding some agriculture or a herb garden somewhere in your kitchen will also give it that modern edge you are going for.
Now these are just some of the tips I found, there are plenty more!
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