Written by Georgia Lockstone

TikTok kitchen trends: 5 most popular home decor hashtags

Not just an app for funny videos, influential social media platform TikTok has garnered quite the community of home decor and DIY enthusiasts. Across the world people are sharing their house tours and how-tos, therefore it’s the perfect place for getting interiors inspiration.

Keen to see what UK consumers are on the lookout for, bespoke kitchen designer Magnet carried out a study to find out the most influential TikTok kitchen trends of 2021. Their experts have analysed the data, and these are the results…

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1. Pretty pantries and larders

Firstly, with 218,000,000 TikTok hashtags is the built-in kitchen pantry. From farmhouse-style wooden cabinets, to contemporary pull-out larders, pantries are making a comeback. And on Tiktok, it turns out that we all love looking at organised cupboards filled with labelled mason jars, stylish spice racks, and other innovative storage solutions.


Thinking about a tidy pantry 💭 😍 #refinedliving #organisemylife #pantrygoals #pantry #organisehacks #cleaningtiktok #satisfayingthings #organised

♬ original sound – liamfawell

Read more: How to recreate this Kardashian’s Instagram-famous pantry

2. Show-stopping storage solutions

A great way to integrate your storage into your decor scheme, floating shelves were the next highest scorer. As an affordable and accessible way to transform a room, tutorial videos on how to build and install your own floating shelves have really taken off. However, if it’s not suitable for display, put it away – searches for #modularkitchens with custom concealed cabinets are also proving popular.


Reply to @ashdawg1 DIY SHELVES! #homedecorhacks #diyhomedecor #diyhomedecoration #homedecortips #organizationhacks #floatingshelves #laundryroomdiy

♬ Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa

3. Adaptable kitchen islands

The place many of us are spending all day working remotely, and then using as a social setting for hosting, our kitchens have really been put to work in 2021. Therefore it’s no surprise that #kitchenislands proved to be one of the most popular TikTok kitchen trends. Above all, there is lots of interest also shown in upgrading to double or even retractable extending islands!


Take your island from builder grade to completely custom! #diy #kitchenisland #buildergradeupgrade #AirPodsJUMP

♬ Taste It – Ikson

4. Dark schemes and statement splashbacks

According to TikTok, dramatic dark paint and dark wooden panelling are both very much on-trend – especially when paired with stylish lighting choices. Another popular way to make an impact appears to be by pairing these darker hues with brightly coloured feature walls and statement kitchen splashbacks.


So glad I did this✌🏽 #splashback #homedecor #fyp #foryoupage

♬ original sound – DJ Dee Yombo

5. A room for wellies and walking boots

Finally, we’re all keen on having a separate space with direct garden access for storing muddy shoes, pet leads, and backpacks. Set to be the biggest kitchen addition of 2021, mud rooms are typically small, filled with storage, and preferably also fitted with a sink for cleaning off football boots, wellies, and muddy animals.


6 weeks of work in less than 2 minutes! #3minutevideo #diy #mudroommakeover #mudroom #lockers #MakeMomEpic #womenbuild #homerenovation

♬ SINCLAR – Official Sound Studio

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