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Delightfully Distressed Kitchen Cabinets;
My dream Custom Made Kitchen, with Personal Story attached

Although these are distressed kitchen cabinets, I will tell you that there is nothing stressful for the homeowner in the process of making these lovely pieces come alive; from selecting design ideas, to deciding on the custom details, to ultimately observing the installation of these beautiful kitchen cabinets.
(Patricia, Michigan, USA)

I wanted to create a space that was warm and welcoming...

Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

My friends and visitors of call my lovely distressed kitchen
Kitchen of the Year 2011

If you are interested, you can order online your distressed kitchen design, cabinets, or cabinet parts.


I can't say enough about how beautiful everything is in this kitchen.

Absolutely all of it!

It makes me feel like Christmas makes me feel with all the pretty lights.

Nancy L.
United States

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As I set out to design my new kitchen, I knew that I wanted to create a space that was warm, welcoming and reflected my desire for others to feel comfortable and "at home."

My Custom Made Kitchen Cabinets Pictures Gallery

I knew from attending "Home Shows" and in perusing kitchen and home magazines, that custom distressed kitchen cabinets with subtle, but beautiful details were what I wanted and would help achieve the kitchen that would reflect my personal style and taste. I also recognized that to reach the look that I wanted, this new kitchen also needed to be well balanced by including a number of different design ideas.

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Old, Oak Kitchen Cabinets
My Old, Oak Kitchen Cabinets
Oak Kitchen Cabinets Before
Oak Kitchen Cabinets Before
Hand Sketch of Custom Kitchen
Hand Sketch of Lovely Kitchen
Warm, Welcoming Kitchen Cabinets
My Warm, Welcoming Kitchen Cabinets
Island with Lighting Canopy
Just Love my Island with Lighting Canopy
Kitchen End Panels Design
Custom Kitchen End Panels Design
Small Woodworking Custom Details
Small Woodworking Details are eye catching
Island and Copper Farm Sink
Mahogany Island and Copper Farm Sink
Custom Kitchen Cooking Aria
Custom Kitchen Cooking Aria
Special Cabinetry for Spices
Special Cabinetry for Spices
Design Ideas in Details
More Design Ideas in Details
Island with Microwave
Island with Built-in Microwave

My Distressed Kitchen Cabinets Custom Design Ideas in Details

Kitchen Furniture Cabinetry
My Kitchen Furniture Cabinetry

Fortunately, I learned of, and chose them to work with me to design the most charming as well as practical distressed kitchen cabinets. And, I would characterize these lovely cabinets as much more than just cabinets...they are truly furniture!

Because my kitchen cabinets are designed to be a lifetime investment, I was delighted to be personally involved in all of the custom design details. This distressed kitchen "furniture" is classic in design as it reminds us of the "good old days" and the timeless quality and the appreciation of the tradition of fine woodworking.

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Glass Shelves Wooden Edging
Lighted Glass Shelves with Wood Edges

Among just some of the design ideas that we discussed, and I incorporated into this custom plan were:

A beautiful, customized to expectations, lighted canopy over the island.
Special cabinetry for spices and condiments making access quick, easy and no spills!
A defined "bookcase nook" with hidden lighting for my cookbooks.
An oversized deep cabinet for extra-large platters and trays making access easy and reducing chance of breakage.
A special spot such as lighted glass shelves with wooden edging to display favorite or seasonal collectibles

Custom cabinetry Design in Details, Pictures Gallery

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Custom Woodwork in Details
Amazing Custom Woodwork Details, End Panels
Spice Rack Fronts and Custom Wood Hood
Spice Rack Fronts and Custom Wood Hood Details
Spice Drawer Wall Cabinets Pullouts
Spice Drawer Wall Cabinet Pullouts
Light Valance and Post Details
Light Valance and Post Details
Sycamore Countertop and Lacewood Post
Sycamore Countertop and Lacewood Post
Copper Custom Kitchen Sink
Copper Custom Kitchen Farm Sink
Special Under Cabinet Lighting
Special Under Cabinet Kitchen Lighting
Under Kitchen Cabinet Electric Plugs
Under Kitchen Cabinet Electric Plugs

Phase of Kitchen Installation
Phase of Kitchen Installation

I feel very fortunate to have discovered a team who was there to help me at each step of the process. The Custom Cabinetry Design professionals were forthright, timely and responsive to my requests.

For example, they provided numerous pictures of door samples, along with possible stain colors, glazes and even levels of "distressing."
They introduced me to possible design ideas, some of which I outline above. They laid out the new space in a computer model fashion, and also in a hand sketch which was immensely helpful in seeing a "finished look".

I spent nearly a month in examining possibilities and making initial decisions. Never did I feel pushed or rushed, but rather these professionals worked with me and supported my choices, and where appropriate offered alternatives.

I asked the Pros; Daniel, Mitchell and Vladimir, at Custom Cabinetry Design for this space on the website. I wanted to share my personal story and experience with these very dedicated professionals who were with me at every step of the process, and supported my choices with the quality outcome that has delighted me in bringing the kitchen of my dreams to life! I just love my new kitchen.

Does this sound like a testimonial to you?......Perhaps. You can contact Me if you have questions, or looking for help with decorating your kitchen (from contact page, please mention, Patricia, in the contact form)

(Patricia, Michigan, USA)

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