Kitchen Cabinet Remodeling - Ideas and Estimates
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Furniture Styling and Cabinet Refacingby Allison E. Beatty
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If you've followed kitchen design trends lately, you know that furniture styling is all the rage. Those carved furniture legs and rope molding details can really make your kitchen stand out. When planning a cabinet refacing, look for ways to incorporate this hot trend into your kitchen makeover.
Door Fronts and DrawersThe beauty of cabinet refacing is that it uses your existing cabinets and layout and creates a new "face" on the front. With new doors and drawers, you can dramatically change the look of your kitchen design. The addition of furniture styling takes the design to a higher level.
Mold Your KitchenOne major element in furniture styling is the cabinet molding. The way the cabinet box is framed and the use of carved legs instead of a square box on the bottom can make a big impact. Ask your cabinet refacing company for details on:
Vote On the IslandThe kitchen island is often the center of activity, the place where friends gather and kids do homework. When refacing your cabinets, pay special attention to it. A few ideas to try:
Try Adding Other ProductsA cabinet refacing project often extends beyond just the cabinets. Many refacing companies will replace other parts of your kitchen, such as the:
There are many ways to incorporate furniture styling into your kitchen design. As you plan a cabinet refacing, look for ways to highlight special areas of your kitchen with these styling ideas.
About the Author
Allison E. Beatty is a syndicated real estate writer who has been writing home improvement columns for 15 years.