Updating cabinet hardware
Now, they did more than just paint the cabinets – they added a new backsplash, island, hardware, sink, appliances and lighting.HOWEVER, they did swap out their exposed cabinet hinges for hidden ones.I’ve seen a rise in the popularity of black hardware especially in this age of farmhouse- EVERYTHING (Thanks Chip and Joanna). Generally speaking, I like to see a combination of knobs and handles/pulls.
There are so many choices out there it can be overwhelming. Because I am being asked these questions on a daily basis I’ve put together a general guide to updating hardware and have included some of my favorites to share with you. As a general rule, I like to keep the different metals in a kitchen to no more than two.
Paint is obviously a big hitter in terms of updating a kitchen, but let’s talk about something else that is equally powerful – cabinet hinges.
You’re probably already yawning at the thought of a discussion on hinges, but stick with me here.
The first is similar to what I’m working on now – a framed cabinet with an overlay on the cabinet frame.
The second is a framed cabinet where the doors are inset, flush with the cabinet frame.