New Kitchen Cabinets
The style you select for your new kitchen cabinets depends
totally on you. What feel do you want to create? What look
are you going for? What flows and goes with the style
design in the rest of your home? Antique, bone and linen
white or off white cabinets can create everything from
contemporary, traditional to modern. Basically, just
matching the decor of the rest of your house should be
your main concern. This makes things easier when you
select the complimentary finish, stain, door style and
cabinet hardware for your kitchen cabinets.
Kitchen cabinet styles are normally just a matter of
taste. Please note that the kitchen cabinet door design
does not necessarily have to dictate the overall theme for
your kitchen cabinets. The theme is normally decided by
the wallpaper, paint color, accessories or decoration,
pictures, etc.. For long lasting appreciation of your new
kitchen let your taste decide for you unless you are
imitating or copying a specific cabinet style or theme of
a favorite decorator. Try to focus on the quality of the
construction of the cabinets you intend to use. One of the
following cabinet styles can be used basically in any
kitchen theme. Ones' home should be their get away, our
sanctuary so to speak, from the busy, hectic outside
world. Listed below are five design trends that you may
identify with. This will help you to identify and choose
cabinetry styles, finishes and personalization to create a
home just for you.
Eclectic Charm is fun with a mixture of all the things you
love that just seem to go together. This is an
individualized laid back approach that allows you to blend
textures, tones, different eras and use of color and shape
to bring it all together.
Restful Retreats creates peace from the chaos and presents
a style that's focused around comfort and relaxation. This
style is the perfect retreat from a hurried world.
The world at your doorstep best describes worldly grace
design. This design draws inspiration from nations or
places you carry in your heart and are seemingly drawn to
the decor of the country. Italian, old world African,
Asian and latin influences are just a few inspirations you
might like. Always in good and classy taste, these designs
are more defined and tailored style that is timeless.
Simple Element styles are clean and crisp with clean lines
and less ornamentation. In other words simple,
sophisticated space with smart presentation, yet with a
calm soothing effect.
When deciding what is best for your taste and style,
browsing through pictures of cabinets can help you with
ideas to incorporate into your own style. Always pay
special attention to traffic flow because if the flow is
not conducive and does not flow smoothly from one to the
next, try changing fixtures, appliances or even entrance
ways. Angling countertops is a simple solution for the
narrow doorways and the same can be said for certain
corners on a kitchen cabinet island. Making sure you have
enough room between stations will keep the human bumper
cars pass easily without the shoulder to shoulder grind.
Hanging kitchen pictures allows you to gain a different
perspective. Does the kitchen seem to busy or crowded?
Does it seem too cramped or small? Is there enough
lighting that creates interest? Obviously, you will want
lighting for both day and night to accent the things you
love best about your kitchen Your kitchen features should
make your kitchen bright and cheery and not like a
dungeon. A lot depends on the color of the stain on your
kitchen cabinets. These cabinets cover a significant
amount of wallspace.
This means less light reflecting surface. If you have very
little window light during the day, you may want to
consider white or very light wood grain cabinets. Consider
these ideas before you make final decisions on your
kitchen and kitchen cabinet decor saving you time, money
and affording you peace of mind.