Installing lighting on cabinets isn’t just a practical improvement.It can make the whole room glow, especially if you take a multi-directional approach.
This kitchen features uplighting from energy-efficient LED tape on the top cabinets, and task lighting from LED under-cabinet fixtures on the bottom cabinet, both from Kichler.
Kichler recommends dimmable task lighting for the kitchen so that you can make it as bright as necessary for doing prep work but dial it down for evening mood-setting.
Here’s one that’s similar to the pendants in the above photo: Are you living with oak cabinets?
I told you all about my sad no painting allowed story on Wednesday.
I guess in a perfect world, we’d all have gleaming white kitchens. At first, I didn’t even notice that it looks like they left the original hardware on the cabinets in the photo above.
But, in reality, some of us have spouses that don’t see the point in painting “perfectly good cabinets”, or we’re renters who just can’t make those kind of cosmetic changes, or we can’t invest the money or time . I also love how this homeowner used a modern white table.
If your kitchen has good bones but simply looks tired, painting your cabinets can be just what the doctor ordered.
Mix up colors on upper and lower cabinets, or on cabinets and islands as shown here, to add richness.
To embrace our kitchen until we’re ready to remodel, I made a few simple changes.