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It's time to show off those new wine glasses you got for Christmas. Why hide them behind a solid cabinet door? These days more and more homeowners are utilizing glass in their kitchen cabinets to reveal their fine china, glasses and other decorations. Some styles include an all-glass door while others simply use glass insets built into the door. The latter is commonly referred to as mullion doors. Either way, it's a good way to make use of the light coming into your kitchen and to give it more surfaces to bounce off of. After all, if you spent so much money on your beautiful cookware and glassware, why hide it? It's time to show it off! Start by getting some ideas on current designs and trends by watching the video by Cabinets TV to your left.
As you may have guessed, there are many options for you when it comes to glass cabinets. The most important thing to consider is the type of glass itself that you'd like. Do you want to be able to see through it clearly? Do you want some sort of texture in the glass? Perhaps stained glass or a specific design to match your kitchen decor? All of these options are possible. As long as the cabinet door is large enough to hold the glass insert you'd like, the design possibilities are endless. To help you understand the glass options, we have provided a basic list for you below:...Read Full Article
» Choosing Cabinet Hardware: Knobs, Pulls, Hinges, Materials
Are you looking for modern style? Is your room more rustic or cabin-themed? Classic? European? Regardless of the design you desire, there will surely be hundreds of options to choose from when it comes down to accessorizing your cabinets. One of the most customizable components of any cabinet project is surely the hardware. You can significantly alter the look of your cabinets simply by changing the knobs, pulls and hinges on the drawers and door fronts. This is an important thing to keep in mind if you’re looking to redesign your kitchen or bathroom without spending a large sum of money. Think of the hardware on your cabinetry like the nose, eyes and ears on your face. Swapping out any of those facial features will bring about a whole new look. So, if you get bored with your current expression or design, you can change it at minimal cost just by picking out new colors, finish, and shapes. To help you understand what to look for when selecting your cabinet hardware, we have put together a simply guide to the options you’ll likely come across.
Cabinet pulls serve the same function as a knob and are used for ‘pulling’ open and closing doors and drawers. They are typically larger in size than knobs and are usually installed with two or more screws. Further, they can be installed with or without a back plate. The back plate is thin piece (usually metal) placed between the door/drawer and the pull. It is used for protection from the pull as well as for added design and style. Since there are several types of pulls...Read Full Article