In the kitchen and the bath, the latest cabinet styles are decked out in an array of unique finishes and glazes that add warmth and appeal. Maple, cherry, and other woods accented with glazing and distressing are adding a one-of-a-kind touch to rooms, vaulting familiar styles to new levels.
Plain and Fancy
Part of the Galloping Gourmet kitchen design, the Glaze Collection of hand-rubbed cabinet finishes is inspired by soft fabrics and creamy confections. The neutral tones vary from warm to rich in Cashmere, Flax, Linen, Caramel, Cappuccino, and Toffee. (800) 447-9006. www.plainfancycabinetry.com.
Canac. Tacoma cabinets, shown with the company's new Pewter glaze, include maple interiors and steel drawer boxes. The door style also is available in Natural, Ginger, Nutmeg, and Espresso. (800) 226-2248. www.canackitchens.com.
KraftMaid. One of several new finishes, Charcoal offers a warm dark gray semi-transparent stain that fully covers while letting a hint of woodgrain through, says the firm. The finish is available on the company's maple and birch door styles. (440) 632-5333. www.kraftmaid.com.
Quality Cabinets. The company is introducing two new glazes, Mocha and Licorice. The glazes, available on a select group of cherry and maple door styles, are hand-applied to doors, moldings, and appliques for an aged, antiqued appearance. (800) 284-3888. www.qualitycabinets.com.
Aristokraft. Shown in the fawn finish on the Oxbridge line of cabinetry, this bathroom suite features abundant storage with a stacked linen cabinet, a two-height vanity, and open shelving accented with an arched valance. This finish also is available on York, Winstead, and Kincaid door styles. (812) 482-2527. www.aristokraft.com.
Yorktowne. Royalle full-overlay, solid maple doors are highly detailed and ornate, with ogee-shaped solid maple centers set into a beaded, mitered door frame and decorative rope molding. The style is available in 18 stain/glaze finish combinations and can be coordinated with the company's Hardware Creations and Deacute;cor Creations accents. (800) 777-0065. www.yorktowneinc.com.
Marsh Furniture. New to the Full Access cabinetry line, Rose Hill offers a stair-stepped profile on cherry-veneered full-overlay doors and traditional drawer heads. The cabinets are available with three finishes and a chocolate or alabaster glaze. (336) 884-7363. www.marshfurniture.com.
Mid Continent. The Broadmoor door style features a true 11/4-inch full overlay door with decorative molding around the edge of the center panel. The doors come in maple, oak, hickory, and cherry. (651) 234-3300. www.midcontinentcabinetry.com.
Armstrong. Waverly cabinets offer the look of natural hardwood with the understated woodgrain patterns and textures of maple hardwood. The full-overlay, square raised-panel doors feature sculptured front edges. (800) 527-5903. www.armstrong.com.
HomeCrest. This "his" bathroom suite features Vienna Cherry hardwood doors stained deep burgundy with tall standing cabinets on either side of the sink. The cabinets include 3/4-inch-thick adjustable shelves and door frames with field-installed mesh/glass accents. (574) 535-9300. www.homecrestcab.com.