Kitchen Design Tips – Simple Ways to Add the “Wow” Factor to Your Kitchen

Do you want to add detail to your kitchen without making any major changes or spending tons of money??? Everyone wants that wow-factor in their kitchen. When it comes to remodeling, most of us want that perfect, unique custom designed room. Adding that personal touch can help elevate your room and deliver exceptional results. The following ideas will help you add a little more personality to your kitchen.

Crown Molding

Crown Molding can add instant character to your kitchen. Custom crown molding can be made so the cabinets appear flush with the ceiling. And it can be used as a decorative piece to put a beautiful finishing touch on kitchen cabinets.


Glass Door Fronts

Cabinet fronts set the tone for the entire kitchen design. Replacing the typical solid panel fronts with inset glass panes can add a dazzling touch to the overall décor of the room. There are lots of glass choices anything from transparent, frosted, seeded glass, or stained glass. They give a little glimpse into your personal personality. Glass also gives the illusion of space and make the area look more inviting.


A Splash of Color

Neutral continues to be the choice for the kitchen canvas as far as cabinets, countertops and appliance are concerned but a splash of color in the less permanent accents will make your kitchen stand out. Maybe a decorative backsplash and decorative pieces in a bright color will add an attractive combination of vitality and glamour.



Incorporate beadboard on the cabinet ends or on the cabinet fronts as the finishing touch to your kitchen. While it adds visual interest to the décor, beadboard will not compromise the overall simplicity of your design. It features decorative beading and that is used typically on walls (as for wainscoting) and ceilings. A beadboard ceiling, paddle fan and recessed lighting could create a completely new look.



In architecture a corbel is a structural piece of stone, wood or metal jutting from a wall to carry a weight, a type of bracket. A corbel is a solid piece of material in the wall. So complement your island or cabinetry with artistically designed corbels. Instead of choosing to support shelves and cabinets with a plain bracket, consider the fact that corbels can be used to decorate while remaining practical.,

Our experienced design staff will work with you to create a kitchen customized for your space and lifestyle. W. Stephens Cabinetry and Design can create custom designs for your home to fit your tastes and preferences!

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