Adding crown molding with a rope trim is an excellent way to dress up and finish off upper cabinet space. Trim work provides additional beauty and gives the look of a well designed kitchen. It's little details that make a strong impact.
Window Dressing A kitchen with windows offers an opportunity to incorporate storage in unexpected ways. In this kitchen, a bank of sturdy shelves has been installed directly over the window trim and painted the same crisp white as the trim and surrounding cabinetry. The fixed shelving adds display space for decorative dishware and draws attention to the stunning bank of windows.
Dress Up Time After tiring of seeing her costumes and play accessories all about, I was inspired by this pin to build a costume closet. I found an old 4-drawer dresser at the Salvation Army and tossed out all but one drawer. We sanded the dresser, added trim and a shelf, and painted it.
Tile Style After you've primed and painted your cabinets, add a little sparkle with tile. Lay out and trim mesh-back glass tile to fit the door panel. Apply tile adhesive to the door with a putty knife and adhere the tiles. You don't need to grout the tile, but if you do, be sure the cabinet hinges are strong enough to hold the extra weight of the grout.