Trend Alert

If a kitchen refresh or remodel is on your "to do" list, you know that the cabinets are a major part of the project. The 2012 cabinet trends include:

~free standing, furniture style cabinetry and islands
~open shelving
~distressed, antiqued, and glazed finishes
~darker finishes
~white for painted cabinetry

Popular kitchen colors for 2012 are:
~white and off-white
~beige and bone
~bronze and terra cotta

Think of these colors as the backdrop of your room. The cabinets and countertops are the stars of the show, and to a lesser degree the appliances and floors.