Nothing can reflect your personality and your awesome sense of style better than custom-made furniture. At the same time, unlike those dull, depersonalized one-size-fits-all solutions, custom cabinetry is designed to match all the particularities of your indoor space and make it seem larger, cleaner and less cluttered. Can your custom kitchen cabinets live up to this challenge?
If the answer is negative, perhaps now would be a good time for a change. You don’t necessarily have to make a huge investment by startinga lengthy, exhausting kitchen remodel project. You know what they say: the devil is in the details. Perhaps you got tired of that worn out finish displayed by your cabinets and countertops. Or maybe you hate those ancient pulls and knobs that make your guests think that you’ve actually bought your kitchen furniture from an obscure flea market. In this case, you would just have to restrain the wooden surfaces and replace old, boring hardware with decent substitutes matching your taste. Keep reading to explore your best options, in terms of truly refined kitchen cabinetshardware:
Consider Going for Colorful Knobs. If you are a happy person and want your indoor space to reflect your joy by sending a positive vibe, go for atypical kitchen cabinets with different patterns. Stripes and dots can turn the most uninspired cabinets into one-of-a-kind works of art. For a cool effect, use only one pattern and try to stick to a unitary color theme. Round, colorful knobs could take your creative ideaa step further, proving that you are not afraid to think outside the box and live a happy life.
Stainless Steel and Iron Help You Keep It Classy. Those who don’t really like to get overly creative while decorating their kitchen should focus on finding and implementing durable, classy hardware with an ageless beauty. Stainless steel is an awesome pick for modern homes, while iron fits perfectly in areas that reflect a vintage décor or a minimalist industrial style.
Test Your DIY Skills By Beautifying Your Existing Hardware. OK, so maybe you’ve visited quite a few hardware stores and are yet to find the pulls and knobs that respond to your needs and desires. This doesn’t mean that all is lost. You could still achieve your favorite look and give your kitchen cabinets a well-deserved facelift by customizing your existing hardware. Using your favorite unconventional materials (marbles, seashells, peals or metallic elements coming from old, repurposed elements, like vintage brooches for instance), a little bit of adhesive and tons of creativity, you can breathe new life into your old knobs and make them look unique and desirable.
We know just how difficult it can be to select the most adequate hardware for your cabinets. When in doubt, just give us a call and we’ll offer you the suggestions and kitchen remodel ideas that you were waiting for all along.
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