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Create a More Luxurious Look In Your Kitchen

During the holidays, one of the rooms that is the most frequented by everyone is most likely going to be the kitchen. While this is fine for some people, there are many who feel that their kitchen isn’t worthy of being used to entertain guests because it lacks the common appeal of larger and more popular kitchen styles. If you don’t have a lot of money to invest into remodeling your kitchen, one of the easy ways that you can make your kitchen seem more luxurious is to change the cabinets to a more entertaining-friendly option. Having glass cabinet doors or no doors at all over the cabinets looks very classy when incorporated properly into your kitchen.

The first factor to consider is whether or not you want to have cabinet doors or not. If you can replace the wooden panel of your current cabinets with glass, then it may be more convenient to simply create glass cabinet doors. However, one of the more popular options can also be seen without making use of glass doors. This looks best if you repaint the cabinets to a darker color, polish the wood to its best quality, or focus on refinishing it completely; most of these types of cabinets that lack doors or feature glass designs tend to make the primary focus of the design in the quality of the wood itself and showcasing that aspect.

An issue that many people have to consider when dealing with this option is whether or not they want to remodel their upper cabinets this way due to the use of their lower cabinets. Most houses have some type of lower cabinet structure present at the counter tops, which are generally designed to ensure that both areas match in great detail. Therefore, if you completely remove the doors of your upper cabinets in this circumstance, it may look mismatched. In these types of kitchen setups, it’s better to leave your cabinet doors on but replace the middle panel with glass. This option ensures that you still have elements of the original door which will match up with the bottom portion of the lower cabinets.

Refinishing your cabinets in this way is one of the easiest ways that you can give your kitchen a completely new look. Since your cabinets are initially one of the most noticeable aspects of your kitchen, if you make a detailed change to them such as this option, your guests will generally think that you have completely redesigned your kitchen.

Amy Wright
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Amy Wright is the Lead Editor of Remodeling Central. When she isn't playing with her dogs she is trying to remodel a classic Chicago style brownstone with her husband.