Colorful Kitchen Cabinets

When I worked as a furniture photographer for a startup here in the city, unique furniture always appeared in my studio–including some very cool cabinets. I had the opportunity to style refurbished Hoosier and curio cabinets, vintage shelves, and countless IKEA Expedits (people went through them like water and then bought them back).

I was again inspired by one of Justina Blakeney’s spaces–a workspace with a lovely pastel pink curio cabinet full of colorful glasses and dishware, and stacks of geometric pillows on top. It looked amazing in the studio, but it would be a dream cupboard in my future kitchen (I’m always plotting and planning for the day I move into my own place, obviously). Anyway, I wanted to share a few colorful cabinets I think are perfect for brightening up a kitchen:

via Design Sponge

The dream color. I was smitten with Justina Blakeney’s cabinet when I saw it in her studio. I love how everything around it pops, especially the bits of yellow in the craspedia and the pillows above–and the vintage style glasses inside look just as chic

via sfgirlbybay

The dream. Like I mentioned, I was introduced to Hoosier cabinets while photographing furniture. Their multiple compartments were fun to stage with our thrifted dishes and every now and then I’d find a newly painted piece. Given a fresh coat, Hoosiers look adorable in a kitchen–I hope I can find one when the time comes!

via My Attic

Another pink cupboard! As you know, pastel pink is one of my favorites–and it’s a wonderful color on vintage pieces. The cabinet reminds of a Hoosier, but with lovely etched glass that sets it apart and gives it its charm. Definitely a perfect place for serveware storage–it also looks gorgeous next to that huge cactus.


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