White kitchen cabinets are the little black dress of interior design. Like the timeless LBD, a few well-chosen accessories can completely change the style. And there’s the secret to white kitchen cabinets and the little black dress’s enduring appeal: versatility.
According to Designers, “White kitchen cabinets have been a popular choice for decades with no end in sight. Chances are you’re only going to remodel your current kitchen once, so designing a timeless space is important.”
What's So Great About White Kitchen Cabinets?
To answer that question, we'll show you five of our kitchen projects that feature white cabinets and offer tips about what makes these spaces special.
White Kitchen Cabinets with Black Countertop and Herringbone Tile Backsplash
First, for those who worry white cabinets will come off as too cold or boring, take a look at this farmhouse-style kitchen. The Carlisle kitchen has a large expanse of shaker style white cabinetry while maintaining a homey feel. The secret? Dark countertops, hardware, and flooring provide dimension and warmth. Plus, the white herringbone subway tile backsplash adds visual interest.
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Modern White Beach Inspired Kitchen
Prior to renovation, the kitchen in this Harrisburg area home was cramped and cluttered. Professionally reconfiguring the layout makes the space seem larger and creates a better flow. To avoid clutter, everything is well organized and stowed away in Yorktowne Cabinetry’s bright white beaded panel cabinets. This makes it easy for family members of all ages to access kitchen essentials. Dark quartz counters and subway tile backsplash are nice counterpoints to the mainly white space.
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Welcoming Traditional Kitchen with White Cabinets
The homeowners wanted friends and family to feel like they could hang out here. Our design and installation team rescued the dark and dated Hummelstown kitchen with timeless white cabinets. Because white cabinets spread and amplify light, they help make the space look larger and cheerier. Also, since white kitchen cabinets are neutral they go with almost any type of flooring, countertop, and backsplash allowing those features to shine.
Elegant Off-White Chef’s Kitchen
This new build Harrisburg kitchen was designed with hosting in mind. An island serves as a buffet when entertaining, and the dark wood finish makes it the focal point of the room. Custom cabinetry in creamy off-white accommodates this couple’s collections of cookware and serving pieces. Napole granite countertops were a must-have. And the pot filler and professional stainless steel range were love at first sight. They even had the refrigerator custom paneled!
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Hardworking Showroom Kitchen with White Cabinets
Finally, our tour of white cabinetry wouldn’t be complete without sharing our own working kitchen showroom. When you visit our showroom, located at 3146 Fulling Mill Road, Middletown, PA, you can see and feel the quality of the products firsthand. Our designers will answer your questions and give you the personal attention you deserve while you browse in a relaxing and low-pressure environment.
To sum it up, white is timeless. You’ll always find it atop Houzz and National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) surveys of most popular kitchen colors. Clearly, white kitchen cabinets can bring out the best in your personal style.