Everybody strives to have that wow-factor about their kitchen, and adding your own personal touch can do just that. There are plenty of ways to add detail to your kitchen without making any major changes or spending tons of money. Even more, adding a few smaller details will add to the overall value of your home. These 5 ideas will surely elevate your kitchen with a little more personality.
Glass Door Fronts
Replacing your typical solid panel fronts with glass is a great way to add personal style to your kitchen. There are plenty options to choose from-- anything from transparent, frosted, seeded glass, reeded, or stained. They offer a little glimpse into your personal style, in which you can display any dishware or decorative pieces. In addition, glass door fronts give the illusion of space, and make the area more inviting.
Sometimes the molding is a different depth than the cabinets, which creates space between the cabinet and the ceiling. Othertimes, custom crown molding can be made so the cabinets appear flush with the ceiling.In the world of kitchen cabinets, it can be used as a decorative piece to put a classy finishing touch on kitchen cabinets, without even touching the wall. You can browse our photo gallery to view the difference between cabinets that have crown molding as trim and those that don't to see which style you prefer for your kitchen.
A Pop of Color
While neutral hues continue to be the go-to option for the kitchen canvas; cabinets, countertops and appliances, you can still make your kitchen stand out by adding pops of color in the less-permanent accents. Decorative pieces are the simplest way to adding color to your kitchen, and theyre never permanent! You can also add a decorative backsplash to your walls for detail. In addition, if you have open shelving or glass door fronts, you can showcase any colorful dishware you may have.
Beadboard is a classic addition to any room in your home-- especially the kitchen. It will give the room a clean look, and is an easy way to add architectural details to your plain walls. The simple, yet eye catching materials works in a variety of kitchens-- everything from transitional, and beach house, to farmhouse styles. The material is fairly priced, and can be quickly and easily installed.
Complement your island or other cabinetry with artisticly designed corbels. Corbels serve as both a useful and beautiful element in a variety of areas in the kitchen. Instead of choosing to support shelves and cabinets with a plain bracket, consider the fact that corbels can be used to decorate while remaining practical.