People often think when it comes to remodeling your kitchens cabinets that it can become an expensive affair. But the truth is, you can do this easily with an affordable budget.
You can add a personal flair without splurging or emptying your pockets with a few simple tricks. Your kitchen cabinets set the tone for the rest of your kitchen. If you have an open floor plan, they also have a big impact on the overall design of your home. Upgrading your kitchen cabinets can add a major wow factor to the room or even your entire home.
Styles can be very limited when it comes to cabinet profiles, so you can start with swapping out the old hardware for something more custom. The hardware may be all about upgrading your style, but you should also think about practicality when you’re enhancing your kitchen.
Always opt for the slow-close hinge and you won’t regret it! No one wants to hear their cabinets bang shut with a loud noise, the slow close hinge will put an end to that. They also extend the life of your cabinets by lowering the level of wear and tear.
Changing up your lighting can change up your kitchen as a whole, even if you go with simple cabinets. These pieces are not only functional, but they do add dimension and texture to a kitchen. You can add a strip light or even spot lights inside your cabinets to give it an extra modern and elegant feel.
Most kitchen cabinets come in a variation of wood or veneer colour. Choosing a bold colour in a smooth finish can definitely kick your décor up a notch.
You can keep the rest of your design palette neutral so that your cabinets can make a statement without overwhelming the space with the bold colour. Pair with crisp stainless steel hardware and appliances for a modern look with a ton of personality.
Another neat trick home owners can use to spruce up their cabinets are to replace a few cabinet doors with glass inserts to make your kitchen look more open and to showcase items that you love, like vintage teacups, fine china, or your favorite teal plates that add a great pop of color to your kitchen.
Add simple lighting in cabinets to highlight your special items, while making your kitchen feel brighter, larger, and more welcoming. Glass cabinets turn your kitchenware into artwork, so the colors and patterns of your dishes become just as important design choices as your wall color or backsplash.
Glass cabinets force you to stay organized, at least when company is coming over or risk having to witness the mayhem every time you enter the kitchen. They also make it much easier for guests to find their way around the kitchen.
For those of you who would like to stick to the old kitchen cabinet doors, can always clean them up and brush on a fresh coat of paint and within no time take that kitchen from dreary to sunny.
All you need to update your old kitchen cabinets is some strong cleaner, sandpaper, a paintbrush, and a little hard work. And there you have it, a whole new look to your old worn out cabinets.