Your Dream Kitchen: How to Choose the Perfect Kitchen Cabinets for Your Kitchen

January 8, 2014 Uncategorized


The kitchen is the heart of every home. It is where most of your time will be spent preparing and cooking food and entertaining foods and family. You will want to ensure that your kitchen has been designed with both style and practicality in mind. When it comes to designing a new kitchen there are so many things to think about that it can be overwhelming to know where to start. This article focuses on designing your kitchen cabinets, and it provides a handy step by step guide that will help you to choose your dream kitchen cabinets in no time at all.

Make a Plan

Before you start the design process you will need to create a plan of the space within your kitchen. You can do this by hand by measuring your kitchen and then using these measurements to make a scaled down plan on grid paper. Another way to do this is to insert the measurements into some home design software and the software will then automatically generate a plan for you.

Get Some Inspiration

You can now start searching for images of the different styles of kitchen cabinets that are available to purchase. The best place to look is online or in home design magazines. Cut out, save or print off any images that you like the look of so that you can refer to them later on. You can even save images on an online moodboard, such as Pinterest, so that you have a visual overview of the styles of kitchen cabinets that you like the look of.


Now you are ready to think about the color of the kitchen cabinets that you want. Cabinets are available in a huge selection of colors. Choose something which complements the decor of the rest of the kitchen as well as the theme of your home. Cabinets can be custom made in a range of materials including, birch, plywood, melamine and simulated maple. The cabinets can also be painted according to your personal preferences.


The style of the cabinets should also complement the style of the rest of the kitchen. Some popular styles include face frame flush inset, beaded inset, full overlays and frameless or European style kitchen cabinets.


Kitchen cabinets can be finished according to your tastes. There are a selection of stains, glazes and lacquers which can be used to add the finishing touches to your kitchen cabinets. Some examples of finishes include cherry, hickory, pine, red birch and rustic alder. Of course you can choose to have no finish and leave them as they are if you prefer.


The type of handles that you choose can drastically alter the appearance of the cabinets and the overall style of your kitchen. Other things to consider including silent closing mechanisms and built in storage solutions.


Once you have chosen your perfect kitchen cabinets you will need to hire a professional to come and install them. At Payless Kitchens we have a team of highly qualified specialists who can install cabinets and other kitchen countertops and accessories for you. Enjoy your new kitchen.

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