How to Select Cabinet Hardware for a Contemporary Kitchen

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The kitchen is the heart of the home. When this room meets homeowners’ needs and matches their lifestyle, overall home satisfaction increases exponentially.

According to a Forbes survey, 79 percent of homeowners remodeling their kitchens are doing so because they want to improve the look and feel of their kitchen. This reason ranks higher than improving functionality, entertaining space concerns and increasing home value. Homeowners want an attractive, inviting place to act as this central hub of their living space.

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How to Achieve a Modern Farmhouse Look

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The modern farmhouse design trend has rapidly gained popularity in recent years, and doesn’t look to be waning anytime soon. A recent home design survey revealed more than 29 percent of Americans felt the modern farmhouse style was the most on-trend for 2017. Both potential homebuyers and homeowners looking to update their current homes are seeking this desirable style.

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Rustic Modern Knob Ideas

Of the many interior décor styles you have to choose from, one that is increasing in popularity today seems to be the rustic modern style. Rustic modern décor blends a modern style with a distressed, rustic look, combining modern furnishing styles with a natural, raw look. It might include a distressed look on cabinets and chairs, log furniture and use of rock and stone.

One of the ideas that goes well with this look is rustic modern cabinet knobs. These are knobs that look self-made and are durable. Popular themes are knobs that look as if they were carved from semiprecious stones or made entirely out of such stones or rocks, or metal knobs made out of bronze that looks unfinished or that shows the hammering technique used to make them.

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Types of Knobs and Finishes That Work Well With White


White is a great color for many rooms in your home, especially your kitchen. A white kitchen brings to mind an atmosphere of cleanliness and freshness, which is just what you want in the place where you prepare and sometimes eat your meals. However, some people may be concerned that a white kitchen is too plain and that it doesn’t have enough life to it. A great way to solve that problem is to spruce up your white kitchen with colorful knobs and hardware.

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