Shaker Style Kitchen Cabinets
Shaker Style Cabinets.
One of the fastest growing trends in kitchen design at the moment is shaker style cabinets.
Shaker style cabinets generally have a flat, square-edged center panel with a minimalist design and symmetrical shapes.
Below is some interesting information about shaker style cabinets…
Why have shaker style cabinets become so popular recently?
Although shaker style cabinets have become very trendy lately, they have actually been around for decades are considered to be a classic kitchen design.
One of the many reasons that shaker cabinets are so popular is that they are very versatile and can be used for a traditional style kitchen or something much more contemporary.
How expensive are shaker style cabinets?
The good news is that shaker style cabinets are very cost-effective and the price you pay will be based on the size of your kitchen, the wood used and any accessories that you’ve chosen.
High quality wood (such as maple, oak or poplar) is recommended as it will last for decades and withstand scratches, bumps and knocks.
Are there ways to personalize shaker style cabinets?
As mentioned above, shaker style cabinets are incredibly versatile and can be personalized in many different ways to create a unique kitchen design.
One of the best ways to customize your shaker cabinets is with the hardware of your choice. This should reflect the kitchen style you are going for:
- Traditional (eg. ceramic knobs to emulate a country kitchen)
- Contemporary (eg. vertical or horizontal tubular bars)
- Minimalist (eg. brass handles and knobs to match your appliances)
- Sophisticated (eg. glass knobs and handles)
In addition to your hardware, your countertops should be chosen carefully. Quartz countertops look beautiful with shaker style cabinets and give it added elegance and class.
You might also want to look at some matching light fixtures and some tiles of your choice.