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5 Unique Ways You Can Customize Your Kitchen

Jun 10, 2022

Many home designers will tell you that the kitchen is an essential room. After all, it’s where your style shines through. It also sets the tone for the rest of the house. Make your new kitchen distinctive with our guide on unique ways you can customize your kitchen!

Wood Counters

Often, it feels like there are few options for homeowners outside of granite—affordable options, at least. But one way to make your kitchen stand out without breaking your budget is to use reclaimed wooden countertops!

Reclaimed wood counters are affordable because you’re reusing wood. Additionally, they give your kitchen a warmer, more inviting feel than cold granite counters. Wood countertops blend well in modern and traditional kitchen designs!

Mix-and-Match Light Fixtures

The days of kitchens having one light source on the ceiling are over. Now, task lighting is the best way to make your kitchen unique and give it a more functional layout.

Consider pairing hanging pendant lights over the kitchen island with recessed lights underneath the cabinetry to have more options for task lighting. Having a variety of fixtures gives your design a dynamic look, but make sure they’re still cohesive and not clashing styles!

Inset Cabinets

The cabinets are the focal design points for many kitchens, making them the ideal opportunity to flex your creative muscles and produce something unique. Instead of buying the basics at some big-box store, you should consider getting wholesale inset cabinets. 

Custom inset kitchen cabinets are unique to your kitchen’s layout and dimensions, so they’re distinctive. Plus, inset cabinets offer clean lines and custom craftmanship to give your kitchen a high-quality but straightforward look.

Distinctive Hardware

While choosing cabinets, don’t forget that selecting the hardware is another chance to set your kitchen apart. It may not seem like a big deal, but the simple touch of a unique hardware choice can change the entire outlook.

Plus, there’s no shortage of options. Some hardware materials homeowners can choose for their cabinets include:

  • Polished brass
  • Brushed nickel
  • Stainless steel
  • Wood

Accent Wall

If you want your kitchen to stand out, you don’t have to make your entire design too loud. Instead, you can use an accent wall. An accent wall is a single wall that’s distinct, while the rest of the kitchen’s aesthetic remains simple. This arrangement makes the accent wall pop tastefully.

An accent wall can be as simple as a plain surface with a bold color. Alternatively, it can feature a fun wallpaper pattern or an exposed material like brick or shiplap. The possibilities are endless. You just need to ensure that the rest of your design is simple so as not to take away from the accent.

There are many unique ways to customize your kitchen, but those are a few of our favorites. If you have any questions about kitchen design or cabinetry, don’t hesitate to contact the experts at iCabinetry! 

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