"I think a kitchen looks really polished when the utilitarian features are out of sight," Jessica says. She had an outlet added to the back of a cabinet to house the microwave and also chose a cabinet with a pullout waste bin. "No one wants to see your trash can," she says.
"Stock cabinets now have so many of the features you love in custom cabinetry but at a much lower price," Jessica says. She found some in a Shaker style from Shenandoah Cabinetry and topped them with natural limestone counters for a luxe look.