Spice up your kitchen storage spots with decorative colors, finishes, and hardware. Whether you prefer a traditional look or something more modern, these design ideas go far beyond plain-old cupboards. We’ve got inspo on inspo (on inspo) for you, so you can finally tackle that big renovation.
A classic white kitchen is timeless, but it can be a bit dull. To make it a little more interesting, add hidden details, like these diamond-patterned mesh cabinet inserts.
Want to hide your dishwasher? Add a cabinet front, so it doesn’t break up the line of cabinetry under the counter. Even better, hide it with something as gorgeous as hardware-free cabinets in a blush pink paint.
Grays can soften the contrast between black and white. It’s also a complement to stainless steel in a kitchen. Oft for an ashwood or whitewash existing brown wood cabinets.
There’s nothing quite like metallic to make your interiors pop. Opt for a brushed gold finish on the kitchen cabinets and introduce more down to earth materials like jute to make sure it isn’t too flashy.
For a neutral hue that still has some personality, try a pistachio green. It’s light and fresh but injects a little more character than other neutrals.
Customize your cabinets to fit into the corners. They’ll come in handy when you need extra storage space. If the odd shape doesn’t suit you, opt for two slimmer cabinets on each side for slimmer things like cooking sheets and trays.
If you’re worried about dishes and heirlooms falling out of cabinets, add a lock to the doors. It looks clean and polished while also ensuring safekeeping.
Skip the doors and keep your cabinets open. This will make cooking easier and will also allow you to keep your pretty cookware and tableware on display.
Simple and Sleek Cabinets
If your kitchen is open, airy, and full of natural light, add contrast with a bold color for the cabinets. That way, a deep gray or even black won’t feel too dark.
Shake things up by using a unique material or opting for two different materials. This kitchen used fir a mixed grain, which brings in a nice nature-inspired feel and picks ip on the blush tones of the backsplash.
Want the ultimate kitchen cleaning hack? Elevate your cabinets. Crumbs won’t accumulate by the kick plates, and the space benefits from the extra shot of light.
Glass Door Cabinets
To add to an already elegant space, add glass doors to kitchen cabinets. If you’re afraid of the mess inside, choose a glass with a pattern to disguise the interior. Problem solved.
Grooved Kitchen Cabinets
Grooved or wood paneled kitchen cabinets can be cutting edge and modern. This stunning space proves it.
Weathered Wood Cabinets
Weathered wood cabinets add rustic charm. If only we could score some exposed wood beams, too.
Give your kitchen more pizzaz by painting your cabinets two different colors. A lighter color will help them blend into a light backsplash, while a dark hue will ground the space.