First and foremost, most homeowners main aim is to have their customized dream kitchen style and that includes taking it up a notch with decorative features so as to give that old-looking cabinet that high end-feeling. A spectacular cabinet goes a long way, and it also adds character and life to your kitchen. Below are some details that can be incorporated in your cabinet to give it that sophisticated look.
Legs: An added decorative leg mainly found at the corner of a centre island.. It may be what you have always wanted in your décor.
Decorative support: Originally, the upper cabinet was mainly used for utilitarian purposes, to offer support to cabinets on the wall. Today it is used as a decorative feature to add an artful emphasis on your entire décor.
Decorative supports are available in many different design styles and sizes; hence you should ensure that you choose the right one that accentuate your wall cabinets rather than bring them down, do not pick anything that is taller than 12 inches.
Corbels: Their main aim is to draw attention and create a focal point to certain features in the house, and this is because they are ornate.They are crafted from wood to make them look expensive, albeit, precast foam models are more affordable and can be painted so as to match the cabinets.
Aprons: Approximately about 3 inches standard height, an apron is a small wood that runs around the countertop overhang. The reason for this standard height is to create enough room for legs under the island cabinet/countertop.
Furniture toe kicks: Toe kicks are supposed to be approximately 4½ inches from the cabinet base to where it meets the floor, thus making it comfortable for the feet.
For an aesthetic purpose, the furniture toe-kick can the fitted and adhere to look like a free standing furniture, seen on the edge of a beautiful cabinet.
End panels: To achieve a cohesive look you can try adding similar panels on all cabinet doors, end panels add an aesthetic looks for cabinets that run from one end to another without bounding into a wall. In case you are on a budget, you can try to simplify the detail, it will still look beautiful in your interior.
Valances: Mainly used as a cover-up for unattractive electric wires, exhaust fan, under cabinet lighting and much more, and available at different height levels. Valances come in different shape, sizes, and styles to suit any design, mainly ordered in slightly bigger sizes then adjusted afterwards so as to fit.
Feet: Can either be incorporated cohesively or in a detailed way, it adds an elegant touch to the bottom of your cabinet.
It is important to put thorough consideration on your budget, if it is less than what is expected you can just work on the cooktop cabinet/sink base, to make it look like a free standing and decorative furniture. For more cabinet tips and ideas to not hesitate to contact us at Premium Cabinets of Oceanside.