Selecting the right color and style for your kitchen cabinets is tricky. Your cabinets take up a large part of your kitchen and will influence the look of your home. There are different types of cabinets that you may use in your kitchen, but Shaker-style cabinets are a staple in modern-day kitchen design.
12 inspirational Shaker-style cabinet options for your kitchen
Shaker white cabinets
Shaker kitchen cabinets bring a clean, bright look to a room. Shaker white cabinets make your home feel open and inviting, and there are many ways to customize them.
- White Shaker cabinets with beautiful black hardware
White Shaker cabinets brighten up every kitchen. In this kitchen, the white Shaker kitchen cabinets are contrasted by a sleek sand color subway tile backsplash and matte black hardware. The wood floors add a slightly darker tone, contrasting the bright finishes, and grounding the design.
- White Shaker cabinets with a charcoal gray island
This customer paired white Shaker kitchen cabinets with a charcoal gray kitchen island for a beautiful two-toned modern finish. A large island with brown and gray quartz countertops centers the expansive kitchen. The gold hardware really makes the colors in the room pop. This is the perfect space for entertaining family and friends.
3. White Shaker cabinets with a gray quartz countertop
This customer used our line of white Shaker kitchen cabinets to create an elegant transitional space. The thick gray quartz countertops and stone tile backsplash perfectly complement the white Shaker cabinet style. LED cabinet lights and glass pendant lighting were installed to keep the kitchen illuminated.
- White Shaker cabinets with gold hardware
White Shaker kitchens complement blonde wood floors, creating a warm melding of light tones. The white quartz island is the centerpiece of this beautiful kitchen design. Overhead gold and crystal globe lights offer an artistic touch, matching the other gold accents like the faucet and hardware.
Shaker antique white cabinets
Whether you want a modern cottage or an updated farmhouse look, our antique white cabinetry will allow you to create a warm and welcoming space. The creamy yellow undertone of this painted cabinet gives a warmer feel than a bright white. Shaker antique white cabinets can blend with various designs as a transitional door style.
- Shaker antique white cabinets with an oak island
This dark oak island contrasts beautifully with antique white Shaker cabinets. Contemporary glass pendant lights make a bright statement. They integrate the kitchen’s design with a modern black-and-white color scheme.
- Shaker antique white cabinets with gold hardware
If antique white Shaker cabinets are your style choice, the warm undertones work well with gold hardware finishes. A warm hardware finish on antique white cabinets makes the hardware stand out and brings visual interest to the cabinets.
Shaker charcoal gray cabinets
You will never have to sacrifice style with Shaker charcoal gray cabinets. This stained door style has a natural charcoal tone that exudes luxuriousness.
- Charcoal upper cabinets with a white island and retro accessories
Mixing cabinet colors when using Shaker designs can have a stunning result. This two-toned kitchen illustrates this—the gorgeous result of pairing charcoal gray Shaker cabinets with a white Shaker island. The retro lighting, barstools, and gray hexagon tile backsplash contribute to the visual interest.
- Charcoal gray Shaker cabinets and stainless appliances
Charcoal gray Shaker cabinets and white quartz countertops are perfect for this spacious chef-style kitchen. The subdued paint color matches patterned tile floors and stainless-steel appliances.
Shaker dusk cabinets
Framing the flat recessed panel with the sleek lines of the full overlay mortise and tenon door gives our Shaker dusk cabinets their chic look. As a transitional door style, it goes well with other colors.
- Shaker dusk cabinets and gold hardware
With this style, white countertops and stainless-steel appliances accompany light gray Shaker dusk kitchen cabinets with gold hardware. The stainless-steel range pulls complementary colors from the tiled backsplash.
- Shaker dusk cabinets and black hardware
This is an excellent option for those who prefer a chic décor style. Pairing black drawer pulls with Shaker dusk cabinets creates a stark contrast, resulting in a cool, calm feeling. We recommend long, slender pulls (shown here) if you’d like a trendy look.
Shaker gray cabinets
Our Shaker gray door style is transitional and goes well in any room. Shaker gray is a versatile option that can be paired with any other Shaker colors to bring contrast and continuity to the area.
- Shaker all gray kitchen cabinets
Gray Shaker cabinets are an excellent option for adding subtle contrast to a white kitchen. White quartz countertops and a tiled backsplash pull together the natural colors of the room and add pops of color that match the gold hardware. This thoughtfully designed space features a floor-to-ceiling wall of gray Shaker cabinets for plenty of storage space.
- Shaker gray cabinets with black hardware
Gray Shaker kitchen cabinets with black quartz countertops, black hardware, and a tiled backsplash give this kitchen a contemporary style. The stainless-steel touches and black wrought iron lights give this kitchen a modern touch.
Frequently asked questions about Shaker kitchen cabinets
What is a Shaker-style kitchen cabinet?
Shaker-style kitchen cabinets have a recessed panel with mortise and tenon doors and are the most in-demand door style. The simple and clean edges give it a modern look. Shaker kitchen cabinets got their name from the 18th-century Shakers. The Shakers made furniture with simple designs that were durable and functional for every style.
Why should I choose Shaker-style cabinets?
Shaker-style cabinets are considered timeless; it will take a while before you start thinking about another kitchen remodel due to their remarkable quality and design. They are elegant and versatile and can complement almost any décor.
What countertop edge looks best for Shaker-style cabinets?
When considering your countertops, the eased, polished, or flat edge is a common choice for Shaker cabinets. These edge types are clean and modern-looking and fit well with Shaker-style kitchen cabinets.
What are the latest styles of kitchen cabinets?
Shaker-style cabinets are always one of the top styles for kitchen cabinets due to their versatility and their near-infinite design possibilities. Other framed cabinet designs start with a Shaker base and add overlay and beveling to the doors. Frameless cabinets in the European construction style encompass the other primary type of kitchen cabinetry. Their flat front slab doors and open cabinetry is popular for ultra-modern kitchens.
How do I choose kitchen cabinets when remodeling?
When you start a kitchen remodeling project, you’ll want to start with your budget. Measuring your current cabinet footprint can help your designer choose the right size and number of cabinets to fit your needs. You can select cabinets that blend in with your current décor or choose a complementary style to upgrade your home. The Shaker cabinet door style with a clean line around the door blends well with traditional, transitional, modern, or contemporary style kitchens.
Superior design and craftsmanship at affordable prices
Shaker-style cabinets are elegant, durable, functional, and timeless. The clean-lined design makes Shaker-style cabinets perfect for any kitchen, traditional to modern. Simply Kitchens’ specialty is creating your dream kitchen at an affordable price.