By z41. Kitchen Cabinets. At Sunday, August 25th 2019, 11:22:54 AM.
Oak wood cabinetry is starting to creep back into the kitchen and bathroom marketplace with Cerused and driftwood finishes. In the 1970’s well into the early 90’s, they were the cabinet of choice. Usually seen in a honey spice stain, a version of a raised panel cathedral door with wild grain patterns became the mainstay in many homes at that time. After a much-needed departure, the popularity of maple, cherry and a rise of engineered wood alternatives reduced the use of oak cabinet constructions. Materials like wood veneer and painted MDF are now more common in cabinet door construction than ever. But as with other parts of the house, many homeowners are seeking connections to their past and a renewed attention to vintage, with kitchens being no different.
For cabinetry, homeowners are favoring customized colors that perfectly fit their kitchen spaces. Neutral colors are currently big favorites with tones like grey, yellow and soft greens but don’t count out the darker color pallet. Black, navy, and emerald green has the high-end allure many desire.
Do you want a rustic theme, but doesn’t want to go with dark wood colors? The farmhouse pastel green is a dreamy version of farm life. It’s a good marriage between shabby chic, rustic, and modern feels.
We know that America adores a white kitchen. We get it. White’s clean, straightforward, orderly—and, even aficionados ought to concur. But we’re here to inform you that color can be a kitchen’s best companion, cleverly highlighting subtle architectural elements or transforming dated cabinetry. It can alter the complete feeling of the room. Even brightening up just one area—an island, let’s say—with a refreshing tone can be a genuine mood-uplifter. Mix two colors on your cabinets, and you’re on your way to a personal look. So break out typical and let color work for the room. We’ve pulled together 20 kitchen cabinet color to keep you going.
If you need a spark in your kitchen cabinet paint colors, why not go for yellow? Yellow is a bold color, and it can make your space bright, sunny, and happy. Imagine walking into your kitchen and having a glimpse of the golden sun. There’s never a cloudy day at your home!
LED lighting has had a particularly good run as homeowners change over from traditional incandescent bulbs. It provides good lighting for activities, comes in a variety of colors and the bulbs last for a really long time. This has made it a popular option for under-cabinet lighting. Under cabinet LED lights come in different forms including pucks, strips, and bars. When fixed under the wall cabinetry, they help add light to the working area as well as improve the overall ambiance. LED is not the only type of lighting that can be fixed under the cabinet. You could opt for fluorescent fixtures, which are almost as energy efficient as LED and produce minimal heat. Xenon lights give off some heat but they can be dimmed and have an attractive warm glow. You could also go with halogen lights, but this is not always a good idea. They give off too much heat which could affect foods or drinks you have stored inside the cabinet.