Earlier this year we predicted that satin brass hardware and finishes would Prices on Kitchen Cabinets be showing up in a lot of kitchens. The material pairs well with dark-colored cabinets against white and gray backdrops, as the following five new kitchens uploaded recently show. The trend isn’t geographically biased either; it’s making appearances in kitchens across the U.S. “I think we’ve seen such a rise in the popularity of brass lately because it hasn’t been used for decades and it feels new and fresh again,” says designer Jenika Kurtz Cuadra of J. Kurtz Design. “It’s something different.” "Jill Cordner Interior Design1. San Francisco
2. Austin, Texas
J. Kurtz Design3. Superior, Wisconsin
Black Lacquer Design4. West Hollywood, California
5. Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York
Designer secret: “We used a very subtle palette of dark and light Prices on Kitchen Cabinets and neutral colors, which helped create coherence,” Geiger-Kincade says.
This photo was one of the most popular kitchen photos of 2016, based on how many Houzz users saved it to their ideabooks, and kicked off our prediction that the look would be showing up again and again."
Kate and Patrick McComb once called it the Brady Bunch house. That’s because when they first moved into their Connecticut home, the place seemed stuck in a time capsule buried in the 1960s, when the house was built. Dated wallpaper adorned every wall; carpet and linoleum prevailed underfoot; Prices on Kitchen Cabinets and avocado-colored appliances and orangey cabinetry in the kitchen set up the color theme for the rest of the house. Recently the couple got started on updates, first tackling the kitchen. To keep costs down, and because they didn’t need to move any plumbing, they went through their local Home Depot for the whole project, picking out their own cabinets and appliances and working with the company’s in-house designers to semicustomize. They added a hardwood floor, updated outdated electical systems, added glass fronts to some cabinets and pullout spice racks to others, and even worked in a double oven — this time in stainless steel. "BEFORE: In the view from the dining area, it was difficult Prices on Kitchen Cabinets to tell there was a kitchen back there, due to full upper cabinets over a peninsula range with a raised divider. Before PhotoBEFORE: Meanwhile, the avocado-green appliances and orange cabinets were left over from a bygone era.AFTER: To begin planning, Kate created a Houzz Prices on Kitchen Cabinets ideabook with photos of kitchens that she liked and used that to guide her decisions. The McCombs then gutted the entire kitchen, updating the electrical and insulation and adding all-new appliances and cabinetry.
BEFORE: The awkward location of the dishwasher — seen here to the Prices on Kitchen Cabinets right of the sink — meant that the door opened toward the legs of whoever was doing dishes. AFTER: They located the new dishwasher in a better position, to the left of the sink, and replaced the linoleum floors with hardwood.
BEFORE: The old phone on the wall gives a clue to the time period the house was stuck in. The McCombs weren’t exactly sure what to do with the built-in mail table that had a pop-out top. “You couldn’t sit there,” Kate says. “Or you wouldn’t want to anyway. It didn’t make sense. But we did like the idea of a cabinet there.” AFTER: So they turned the corner into usable space that was less Prices on Kitchen Cabinets invasive, storing cookbooks and including a message center there. Kate painted the back wall in chalkboard paint."