How to Decorate Your Kitchen Cabinets for the Holidays

Perry Hiiman
December 12, 2022
How to Decorate Your Kitchen Cabinets for the Holidays

Are you looking for ways to make your kitchen look merry and bright this holiday season? Decorating your kitchen cabinets for the holidays can be such a joy! From simple DIY projects to spectacular, statement-making looks, plenty of fun, festive ideas will get your kitchen ready for the holidays in no time and on any budget.
Here’s how you can decorate your kitchen cabinets this season with top holiday-themed decorations!

1.      Give Your Cabinets a Facelift with Paint

Are you looking for a way to spruce up your kitchen without spending a fortune? Then consider giving your cabinets a facelift with paint.
You can choose a color that complements your kitchen décor or go for a bolder look that makes a statement. Once the paint dries up, unleash your creativity with decals or stencils, creating patterns or freehand designs.
Either way, painting your cabinets is a relatively easy DIY project that can transform the look of your kitchen.
You can also add visual interest to your cabinets by covering them with wallpaper. Wallpaper is available in various colors and patterns to match any kitchen décor.

  •   Create a Faux Finish with Paint

Try a faux finish on your cabinets for a truly unique and stunning kitchen this holiday season! You can use paint to create the look of wood, marble, or granite – the possibilities are endless. This is a great way to add some extra wow factor to your décor, and it’s sure to impress your guests.
A faux finish is a great way to add personality and pizzazz to your kitchen without spending a fortune. So, go ahead and experiment – you might be surprised at how easy it is to achieve outstanding results!

2.      Dress Up Your Cabinets by Adding Molding and Trim

Add molding and trim to your kitchen cabinets to give them a more polished look. You’ll make a great first impression on guests this holiday by dressing up your wardrobes. Plus, it’s a relatively easy and inexpensive way to upgrade your kitchen’s look.
There are a few different ways to add molding and trim to cabinets. You can use pre-made molding and cut or create your custom look with woodworking tools. If you’re not handy with tools, don’t worry – experts from NYKB specialize in kitchen design, including cabinet molding and trim installation.
Once you’ve decided how to add molding and trim to your cabinets, it’s time to choose suitable materials. For a classic look, opt for wood molding and trim, but if you want something more modern, try stainless steel or aluminum.

3.      Add Some Personality to Your Cabinets with Decorative Knobs and Pulls

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and, of course, food! But what about your kitchen? Just because it’s the heart of the home doesn’t mean it can’t get into the holiday spirit!
Decorate your cabinets with beautiful knobs and pulls to add personality to your kitchen. With so many different styles and colors, you can easily find the perfect match for your kitchen’s décor.

4.      Give Your Cabinets a Softer Look by Hanging Curtains or Fabric Panels

By hanging curtains or fabric panels, you can give your cabinets a softer look. This will add texture and dimension to your kitchen, and it can also help to absorb sound.
Choose a light-colored fabric to brighten the space or a dark-colored one to create a more dramatic look.
If you have open cabinets, try placing holiday-themed dishes on display. This is a great way to add some extra festive touches to your kitchen decoration without making any permanent changes.
You can find all sorts of holiday-themed dishes at your local department store or online retailers specializing in Christmas decorations.

5.      Switch Up the Cabinet Doors

Consider changing the cabinet doors if you want a completely new look. Custom doors will allow you to add your personal touch to the kitchen.
NYKB offers custom-built cabinets with various laminates and high-end finishes to ensure the highest quality and match your particular style.
Glass doors can help to open up the space and make it appear larger. Furthermore, you can add some extra drama to your kitchen during the holidays by placing battery-operated lights inside glass-fronted cabinets.

6.      Cheer Up Your Kitchen Cabinets with Under-cabinet Lighting

Lighting is integral to any kitchen design and can help brighten the space. You can install under-cabinet lighting to add a touch of drama to your kitchen. This is an inexpensive way to make your kitchen stand out during the holiday season.
Custom lighting will allow you to add your personal touch to the kitchen. If you have some ideas, schedule your free consultation with NYKB. A certified interior design expert will come to you to help you visualize your dream kitchen.

7.      Spruce It Up with Wreaths or Garland on the Doors

If you’re on a budget, don’t worry – there are plenty of inexpensive ways to decorate your kitchen cabinets for the holidays.
You can hang wreaths or garlands on the doors of your cabinets for a beautiful and festive touch. This is a great way to add holiday cheer to your kitchen without spending much money. Simply purchase or make wreaths complimenting your kitchen decorations and hang them on the doors of your cabinets.

8.      Add Some Fun and Whimsy to Your Cabinets with Wall Decals

Add some fun and whimsy to your cabinets with wall decals. With so many great designs available, it’s easy to find the perfect one for your kitchen. Plus, wall decals are easy to apply and remove, so you can change them out whenever you want a new look.

Get Creative This Holiday Season!

You can transform your cabinet into a style statement piece with these easy yet eye-catching ideas! Whether you want to makeover the exterior of your cabinets by adding a fresh coat of paint, covering them in wallpaper for extra texture, or giving them some character with decorative knobs and pulls – all is possible right at home.
Take it further with molding and trim or add some fun with wall decals, install under-cabinet lighting or hang curtains to create the look you desire. Explore these progressive projects that will spruce up your kitchen and allow you to express yourself in the cooking space.
There are so many great ways to decorate your cabinets, so get creative and see what you can come up with! If your kitchen needs more than a few decorations, our team at NYKB is eager to help. Book your free consultation today to discuss your needs and budget, and leave the heavy lifting to us.

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About Author

Perry Hiiman

Perry Hiiman was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. He planted his roots in Manhattan, New York in 1992. A few years later, Perry met his wife and had three lovely daughters. Perry has always been excited about home improvement and design. He has been in the service industry for over 25 years. Perry and his partner founded New York Kitchen and Bath in 2001. They pioneered the One Stop Shop concept of home improvement and design firms. In addition, Perry is a New York State licensed contractor, OSHA certified, and a New York State licensed mold assessor. He specializes in custom design and is genuinely passionate about what he does—bringing people’s dream projects to life.

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