7 Clever Hacks for Faking Custom Cabinetry
We’re going to let you in on a little secret: The reason why many interiors are just so dreamy is due to custom cabinetry. A basic kitchen or living room can be made extraordinary with a built-in wall of cabinets. While affording a cabinetmaker is a dream for most, fortunately, there are many ways to give your existing cabinets the custom look. Read on for our favorites.
What Jenny Komenda can do with an IKEA bookcase, a few pieces of lumber, and some black paint is truly incredible. She shows how any inset space in a room can be filled in with cabinetry, resulting in a totally custom look.
Better Homes & Gardens gives five steps for replacing the panels on your cabinets with a radiator screen, proving that a basic store-bought cabinet can look like a vintage heirloom in no time.
Take a cue from historic libraries and add an arch to your bookcase. The enclosed look will give them a more custom feel.
An inset panel, like in a standard Shaker-style cabinet, can be replaced with glass for an airy look. Just make sure the items inside the cabinet are ready to be showcased.
Cabinetry can be simple. Here, SF Girl By Bay adds storage to her living room with basic wood shelves on posts.
Customization can be as easy as applying a fresh coat of paint to your cabinets. Megan Pflug accomplished a dramatic kitchen makeover by painting the cabinets the perfect shade of blue.
Even if your cabinet doesn’t need the extra structural support, the amount of style a bracket will add to your cabinets is surely welcome.
How will you customize your cabinets? Let us know below.