When you hear “Shaker” as a term to describe kitchen cabinets, don’t be alarmed. It doesn’t mean they are unsafe or shaking in anyway! The Shaker design actually originated from a religions movement in the 1770’s and the design encompasses simplicity and functionality.
You won’t find any embellishments in this design – instead, you can expect to see simple and clean lines. The Shaker style has a bit of a modern feel to it and a few trademark designs elements you may find include flat paneled doors with rail frames and a natural wood finish.
The clean lines are aesthetically pleasing and give your kitchen a crisp appearance. Shaker style kitchen cabinets can land on either end of the modern-or-traditional cabinet style spectrum. Trust us, you can’t go wrong with either one!
Thanks to its versatility, a white or gray colored Shaker kitchen can easily be paired with a more modern kitchen that has white or light granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and an overall modern look. This pair will lighten up the kitchen and create a haven for you and your guests to enjoy.
If you are looking to house a more traditional style, no worries! The Shaker kitchen cabinet style also works great with warmer, honey-colored wood and more traditional appliances. This style will not only look classy and put-together, it will also be durable and long lasting, so you to enjoy your Shaker style kitchen for years to come.