Quick Answer: How Can I Make My Kitchen Look Taller??

13 Ways to Make a Ceiling Look Higher

  • Uncover the ceiling’s architectural skeleton.
  • Use recessed (canned) lighting.
  • Remove crown molding (or keep it very thin).
  • Paint the ceiling white.
  • Paint the ceiling color down onto the walls.
  • Use a high-gloss finish for the ceiling.
  • Use a matte finish on the ceiling.
  • Paint vertical stripes on the walls.

How do I make my builder grade cabinets look better?

13 Ways to Upgrade Your Builder-Grade Cabinets Without Replacing Them

  1. Paint Your Builder Grade Cabinets.
  2. Add cabinets on top of the existing cabinets.
  3. Re-hang your cabinets higher and add shelving underneath.
  4. Install New Hardware.
  5. Add a backsplash.
  6. Paint your kitchen walls a dark neutral color.

How do you upgrade cabinets?

12 Easy Ways to Upgrade Basic Kitchen Cabinets

  • Add Task Lighting or Uplighting. Installing lighting on cabinets isn’t just a practical improvement.
  • Remove the Doors.
  • Add Glass Door Inserts.
  • Install Roll-Out Shelving.
  • Replace Door Fronts With Chicken Wire.
  • Add Crown Molding.
  • Add Lid Storage.
  • Spice Up Your Doors.

What do you do with space above kitchen cabinets?

7 Things to Do with That Awkward Space Above the Cabinets

  1. Put some baskets up there and stash your stuff in them.
  2. Use the space to store cookbooks.
  3. Add a little art.
  4. Squeeze in some extra wine storage.
  5. Add an extra shelf above the cabinets.
  6. Fill the space in.
  7. Move your cabinets up to the ceiling to re-capture the space.

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