Looking to Give Your Kitchen a Facelift? Look No Further than the Cabinets

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and you need it to be as functional as it is fashionable. If you feel like something’s missing from your kitchen or that you could get more out of your space, we’re here to help. If it’s time for a kitchen refresh, there’s a lot you can do just by reimagining your cabinetry. Here are some of our favorite cabinet upgrades and alternatives.

Windowpane Cabinets

You might not need to reinvent the wheel to make your kitchen look brand new. Simply replacing some of your current cabinet doors with windowpane doors can add depth to your space.

We recommend picking a few cabinets, such as the cabinets for your dinnerware and glassware. You only want to replace the doors of the cabinets with contents that you’re confident will stay organized.

Open Shelving

Or rethink the concept of cabinets altogether! Replace your cabinets with open shelving for a clean, minimalist look. Open shelving is an excellent option for small kitchen spaces.

Whether you decide to replace one panel of cabinets with open shelving or to replace all of your top cabinets with floating shelves, it’s essential to make sure your shelves are correctly secured.

Sliding Cabinet Doors

If you’re sick of traditional cabinets but don’t want to commit to open shelving quite yet, you can consider installing sliding doors for your cabinets. You can do wood panes or frosted glass, and the sliding doors give you the flexibility to put some things on display while keeping other things artfully hidden.

Suspended Shelves

If you want to open up your floor plan, you can replace the cabinets between your kitchen and another room with a suspended shelving unit. Since suspended shelves are anchored into the ceiling, they’re a great option for homes with plaster walls.

Before you go drilling into the ceiling, we recommend having a professional check the structural integrity of your ceiling to make sure it can handle the weight of the shelves.

Alternative Drawers

An easy way to implement a new theme in your kitchen is to replace some of your bottom cabinets with drawers. If you’re going for rustic chic, you can use repurposed wood crates; if you want an industrial look, you can use metal baskets.

Or, if you want a more traditional look, you can have custom drawers installed to enhance your kitchen organization.

Non-Cabinet Alternatives

If you need more storage but can’t afford a complete kitchen remodel, consider getting a standalone piece of furniture to bring your kitchen together. For example, you can shop for things like:

  • A sideboard
  • A hutch
  • A vintage dresser
  • A vintage refrigerator or icebox
  • Vintage lockers
  • Bookcases

Cabinet alternatives allow you to show off your style and give your culinary center some personality.

Suspended Pot Rack

If you’re getting frustrated with your current cookware storage system, you can install a metal rack to hang over your island or oven to make your cookware easily accessible. This is a fantastic way to make your kitchen look more rustic without needing a complete cabinet overhaul.

Pull Out Pantry

A pull-out pantry is a minor upgrade that yields major results. If you have a few inches of vertical space, you can install a pull-out cabinet to give you access to your spices and other small kitchen essentials.

Mix and Match Cabinetry

Mix and match cabinets are among the most popular trends in kitchen upgrades. You can have one style or color of cabinets on the top rack (like natural wood cabinets) and then a different style or color on the bottom (like crisp white cabinets).

Get the Kitchen of Your Dreams

At the end of the day, it’s your kitchen, and the space should feel like a place where you can bring the whole family together.

Our team at Home Remedy Houston has years of experience crafting gorgeous and functional kitchens. It’s our job to bring kitchen dreams to life, and we want to help you get the kitchen you’ve always wanted.

We’d love to hear what you have in mind. Call us at 713-939-7717 or submit our online form to get a free estimate today. Tell us how you’d like to upgrade your space, and we’ll do everything in our power to make it happen.