One of the best ways to transform your kitchen is by updating the cabinets. After all, they take up most of the space and are the star of the show, so giving them a face lift can have a tremendous impact on the kitchen as a whole.
You don’t always need to pour lots of money into a kitchen renovation. Quite often, painting the kitchen cabinets and switching out the hardware can do wonders to breathe new life into an old kitchen. This can turn what you thought would be a massive, several-month renovation into a weekend project. Not to mention, your budget will thank you.
This round-up provides you with six of my posts featuring a variety of kitchen cabinet ideas, including some unique ideas you may not have expected.
5 Great Neutral Paint Color Ideas for Kitchen Cabinets
One of the best ways to update your kitchen is to paint the kitchen cabinets. Many people prefer a neutral color for the cabinets, especially if you plan on selling your home, so I have compiled a list of 5 great neutral paint colors suggestions. With these neutral colors, you can thing bring in pops of color in other areas of the kitchen such as on the walls and in the accessories.
Dramatic and Bold Black Kitchen Cabinets
It may not be a common choice, but black cabinets are catching on because they have an easy elegance about them. They fit a variety of styles and always serve up sophistication. Each of the kitchens in this post have their own unique character, but the common element of black cabinets being the dominant force in them prove that they can have a stunning effect on the space.
Getting Colorful with Your Kitchen Cabinets
A look I’ve been seeing more often lately are cabinets painted in a color. It’s a unique choice to not go with the typical wood tone or neutral, but it can create some really fantastic results when you take the leap and go bold. Colorful cabinets can add a lot of character to a home you plan to be in for a while, and can definitely give it a fresh new look.
Raw Character: Kitchens with Natural Wood Cabinets
Natural wood is one of the most beautiful elements to use in design. Painted kitchen cabinets have a great look to them, especially if you are trying to update your kitchen and want a quick, budget-friendly fix. Natural wood cabinets are unique in the way that they can bring a stunning texture to a kitchen that grounds it and gives it a one-of-a-kind flavor.
Beautiful Kitchens with Blue Cabinets
Blue is one of my favorite colors to work with. Being such a versatile color, there are many different tones of blue that capture various styles and character. While most people choose a neutral palette for the kitchen, the second most popular option would be blue. Blue cabinets can suit a number of looks and bring a lot of personality to the space.
10 Captivating Kitchens with Open Shelving
It may seem like an unconventional idea at first, but kitchens with open shelving are becoming more and more prevalent. When done right, the effect can be wonderfully open and airy. The biggest advantage is that it frees up a lot of visual space and makes a small kitchen feel much larger. As a bonus, this look can also bring a lot of charm and character to a kitchen.
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