Your Guide to Kitchen Cabinet Refacing
Add Kitchen Design Trends During Cabinet Refacingby Allison Millar
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There are many trends that can boost your kitchen design. Whether it is light and airy white cabinets, decorative glass doors or detailed cabinet hardware, these new features can revamp your kitchen style. Here's how to incorporate current trends.
Open Up Kitchen DesignLight and open is the buzzword in many of today's kitchens. When selecting a cabinet front, try adding a white cabinet door. The light color will add a crisp look to the room and make the space more inviting. Combine white cabinets with:
Add Furniture Look to Kitchen CabinetsThe unfitted or furniture look is a big trend in today's kitchen design. Instead of lining up boxes of cabinets on the wall, designers are adding in tables, cabinets with decorative molding and other features to create a furniture look. Even if you are not changing your cabinet layout, there are ways to incorporate this trend. When refacing cabinets:
Bring The Earth Into Kitchen DesignEarthy materials and color tones have become a hot item in the kitchen, as they help create a warm, tranquil environment. If you're changing an older kitchen, you probably are moving away from monochromatic color schemes, pastels or bold colors. For a change of pace, try adding camel, sage and taupe colors through:
As you make all your selections for a cabinet refacing, take some time to consider these current kitchen design trends. Most are easy to incorporate, regardless the size or style of your kitchen. The result can be a dramatically different kitchen with lots of pizzazz.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer. She has been a writer of home improvement columns for 15 years. Her articles have appeared in numerous national newspapers and magazines, and on home improvement web sites.