Published at Wednesday, 08 November 2017 by Nanci Meyer in Kitchen Ideas, with total 59 photographs.
Kitchen cabinets are a high impact design element because they’re outward facing (unlike flat countertops) and take up a lot of real estate in the room. According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association cabinets make up one-third to one-half of kitchen remodel budgets. NKBA also reported that among painted cabinets white is the most popular option. Add a personal touch by choosing cabinet pulls and other hardware that you like. They are easily replaceable and will pop against crisp white cabinetry.
The latest trend in contemporary kitchens is the thick slab countertop effect. While most countertops are normally 2” thick choosing a 3 – 5” thick countertop creates an anchored stately look. Remember to adjust cabinet heights accordingly to make up for the height increase from the thicker countertops.
Butcher Block Kitchen Countertops Timeless and inviting wood butcher block countertops add a warm look to your kitchen. To keep the finish looking fresh and new seal wood countertops with a durable polyurethane and use trivets and cutting boards to protect the surface from heat and marring.