10 Ways to Make Your New Kitchen Really Stand Out

10 Ways to Make Your New Kitchen Really Stand Out

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Nancy Mitchell
Feb 23, 2015
Spotted on Domaine Home.
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If you're remodeling your kitchen and want something that will stand out from the pack, check out these 10 unusual — and beautiful — details that will ensure your space is anything but ordinary.

Above: Swap some upper cabinets for beautiful, unique open shelving.

From The D Pages.
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Instead of upper cabinets, devote an entire wall to a pantry/storage area with sliding doors.

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Devote the wall behind your open shelving to a really bold wallpaper (like this one from Fornasetti).

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Opt for really bold appliances (pink, even).

A kitchen from Milk Magazine.
(Image credit: Milk)

Make your island into a beautiful design statement.

A stylish kitchen from Rum Hemma.
(Image credit: Rum Hemma)

Add some beautiful, eye-catching tiles behind your stove...

Spotted on Desire to Inspire.
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...or create an unusual pattern by arranging ordinary tiles in unexpected ways.

Spotted on Nordic Design.
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Can't decide on countertop materials? Why not have both? The countertop in this minimal Scandinavian transitions from wood to a grey-green natural stone, with beautiful results.

(Image credit: House and Garden)

Paint your cabinets, walls, and ceiling in the same color (like this light blue) for a luxurious feel. Bonus: adding details from furniture to your cabinets — like the pediments and crown molding shown here — will give them a custom look.

There are a lot of beautiful things in this kitchen, but these cabinet doors, made from metal frames with frosted glass inserts, definitely steal the show.

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