By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Tuesday, July 02nd 2019, 07:50:46 AM.
Avoid the builder-grade cabinet look by getting creative with your cabinet choices. Go with a two-tone effect in your kitchen by selecting one of two approaches to get the look:High and low two-tone effect. Use one color on your lower cabinets and a different color on your upper cabinets. To create a fresh, lasting look, stick to complementary colors. If you find that you are color-challenged, use a deeper, richer shade on the lower cabinets, and a much lighter shade of the same color or white for the top cabinets.Actual two-tone. Instead of mixing and matching color cabinets, select cabinets that have a two-tone look to them.
Application Tips.Do you have flat cabinet doors, or do they feature inset panels and raised edges? If you have flat doors on your kitchen cabinets, you can make quick work of paint application by using a paint roller with ¼ nap (for the most even application and smooth finish). Paneled kitchen cabinets require a little more work—use a paint brush to evenly coat angled surfaces and inset areas. Remember to choose a synthetic bristle brush if you are using latex paint, since the water-based formula will swell the bristles of a natural paint brush.
When balanced, however, grey can offer both warmth and serenity. A gray kitchen, therefore, makes a great choice.By adding texture, accent colors or bright hues, you can create a striking grey kitchen. In fact, grey cabinets will stand out from more usual white, wooden or beige kitchen cabinets, adding interest to your home. Many homeowners rule out grey kitchens because they believe the color to be dull or boring.