Kitchens in newer builds have a very generic, cookie cutter feel. Updating a kitchen by today’s standards requires more than just new flooring and a countertop. Adding some character is one of the best add-ons to really create a unique, custom, feel and have a positive ROI. Whether you’re looking to just reface cabinets or replace them all together, here are a few details that will turn your less-than special kitchen something that makes your heart soar.
Crown molding is one of the easiest additions for a kitchen to create a custom feel. With so many options out there, and a few simple tools, this can even be a DIY project. Make sure to use wood stain or lacquer to match your cabinets, and you’re set. This is definitely the quickest and easiest way to add some character to a worn out kitchen.
Decorative legs and supports
Adding a bit of character by adding decorative legs or cabinet supports is easy! There are many facades that are able to be purchased at your local hardware store or a local cabinet company!
Adding corbels to a kitchen may or may not be necessary in terms of function. However, for a custom look look they are 100% necessary! Corbels are an architectural detail that can step up the game of any kitchen. Which so many different options available, there isn’t an option that won’t with with your tastes.
Furniture toe kicks
Most kitchens have a standard toe kick in the kitchen, that 4″ space between the cabinet and floor. However, there is a much more designer looking option out there. Adding furniture toe kicks in lower traffic areas will create a more custom look. Furniture toe kicks are more detailed and creates a freestanding look. This is especially great for a kitchen island.