Published at Sunday, November 05th 2017. by Nynette Meunier in Kitchen Ideas.
Open shelving is everywhere right now and we love it. Obviously there are pros and cons to this look but when it’s done right it can add extra color and personality to any kitchen decor. Open shelves are a great solution for small and large kitchens alike and create an open airy energy in your kitchen. It’s also a great way to keep track of your items and keep clutter to a minimum. If you’re considering giving open shelves a shot or are just feeling the itch to redecorate your shelves we’ve got 22 genius tips on how to have the most stylish kitchen in town.
The door style makes the cabinet: When choosing cabinetry the door style is what you’re really choosing for your decoration. To find cabinet doors bring home samples or pictures from your local cabinetry dealer. Choose minimal lines for modern kitchens exposed simple lines for Craftsman style and intricate detailed doors for a traditional look. Many cabinetry companies will have a sales person that can bring samples to your home to compare in your kitchen. This is a great idea if you are wavering on a style!
European styling: If you love the European appeal of cabinetry than modern styled are for you. From rich colors and shiny lacquer finishes to exotic wood appearances and streamlined hardware. European cabinetry has an undeniable aesthetic that your kitchen or bathroom will enjoy. Determine if your adjacent areas lend itself to European styling décor. Minimalist furniture wide open spaces and modern lines are all characteristic of interiors that well compliment your modern styled cabinetry.
What décor style is your kitchen: Depending on your decorative style of your kitchen will be the driving factor in choosing a cabinet style. Is your home traditional with ornate wood details and old time charm? You will prefer cabinetry that has fine detailing in the doors and possibly intricate door hardware. Is your home minimalistic and modern with very little detailing and sleek finishes? You may prefer a lacquer luster to your kitchen cabinets or even metal may be more your direction of style.
It’s no secret that a kitchen renovation can be a daunting (and expensive) task. If your kitchen cabinets are in good shape painting them is an inexpensive eco-friendly way to give your kitchen a major facelift. Below are some painted kitchen cabinet ideas to inspire you.
Patterned Kitchen Countertops If you like the contemporary feel of sleek minimalist cabinets add visual interest with patterned kitchen countertops. Some great kitchen countertop ideas for pattern include the use of striped stone materials or textures like Caesarstone’s Concetto series.