Kitchen cabinets are a key component of every kitchen remodeling plan. According to Houzz Kitchen Sturdy, 2018, homeowners spend 31% of the entire kitchen remodeling budget on cabinets.
When it comes to choosing kitchen cabinets, homeowners consider many features to optimize storage and functionalities:
- Pull-out cabinets (for recycling)
- Cookie sheet organizer
- Deep-drawer organizer
- Pull-out trays
- Lazy Susan
- Spice organizer
- Cutlery organizer
- Utensil organizer
- Pots and pans organizer
- Small appliances drawers
- Wine cabinets
- Pull-out corner drawers
- Dish organizer
Apart from functionalities, homeowners also consider style while choosing kitchen cabinets. According to the Houzz Kitchen Study, 2018, nearly 57% of homeowners are increasingly leaning towards Shaker cabinet styles.
What do Shaker Style Cabinets Look Like?
Shaker style cabinets are popular for their sheer simplicity. They feature recessed panel doors, light finishes and minimalist hardware and accessories.
The shaker style cabinet typically consists of a five-piece door or drawer front with flat recessed panels. Straight lines and squared legs and minimal adornments are the hallmark of the Shaker style cabinets.
Origins of Shaker Cabinets
Shaker style cabinets were pioneered by the Shakers — a religious sect during the late 1800s. The modern Shaker cabinets mimic the skilled carpentry and craftsmanship of the Shakers, making them much sought-after among the homeowners.
What are Shaker Cabinets are Made up of?
By and large, Shaker style cabinets use hardwood for structural integrity and sturdiness. However, some manufacturers may use veneer panels in the doors in order to offer a specific treatment to the cabinets. Many homeowners prefer natural finishes and light stains to offer a rustic feel to their kitchen.
Shaker Cabinet Hardware and Accessories
Since Shaker style cabinets are usually pretty simple in design, they don’t usually feature an overwhelming amount of accessories. In other words, the minimal use of hardware actually enhances the appeal of the Shaker cabinets. When it comes to Shaker cabinet hardware and accessories, wooden knobs and steel handles are a preferred choice.
Check out these 6 Shaker cabinet hardware accessories for your next kitchen remodel.