Published at Monday, August 07th 2017. by Lamarr Giraud in Cabinets & Drawer.
Beveled moldings and ledge accents give standard upper cabinets a vintage-cupboard look, reinforcing the farmhouse feel. Beveled cabinetry frames inspired by a 1950s breakfront respect the blended-era style of this home, a melding of Craftsman and contemporary design. The white oak cabinets finished with a warm ebony stain bring cozy texture in a timeless statement. Sleek chrome hardware and sandblasted glass doors add an updated contemporary effect.
Cabinet doors can be made from many different wood species and the design style you want will have to be considered when choosing what material you want your cabinet doors to be made of in order to make sure the style is compatible. A knotted pine or hickory wood is not going to work with a contemporary or modern design, especially if you are going to stain it instead of paint, but it is a beautiful choice for an outdoors-like rustic or country look.
Refacing is a less expensive option than replacing the cabinet doors, though refacing won't work on some cabinets. Double-check the material your cabinet is made of before you decide to reface. Once you've decided on how you will update your kitchen cabinet doors, you will have to choose a style. A contemporary or modern style generally has a sleek, sophisticated look, so you'll want to steer clear of anything rustic or distressed.
Even the most basic remodel or upgrade for your kitchen cabinets can get expensive and time-consuming, so make sure you have a clear vision of what you want for your kitchen before you make any other decisions. Do you want to completely replace the cabinet doors with a whole new style, or would refacing do the trick for you?
Here bin-style drawer pulls and visible door latches, mixed with charming glass knobs, nudge the kitchen toward a nostalgic, vintage look that’s underscored by deep cove molding at the ceiling and decorative supports below the upper cabinets. Furniture-style bun feet on the island and antique ironstone displayed behind glass-panel cabinet doors further accentuate the vintage touch.
The less clear the glass is, the easier it is to obscure the less attractive items in your cabinets. Adding a touch of mystery and softness, a frosted glass is a perfect choice for those cereal boxes while still adding style to the room. For something in between, a water drop, block or dimple pattern in the glass is a good choice to give your unsightlies a little privacy while showing off the good stuff with a unique look.