Increase your productivity at an elegant desk with long silver handles on the black cabinets. Black and white artwork hangs on the white wall. Give yourself a comfortable place to work by placing a wooden chair underneath the gray desk.
25 Easy Ways to Use Black Cabinets to Spruce Up Your Home
May 21, 2023
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You may worry that using black cabinets in your home will cause your house to become dark and dreary. That’s not true. When used wisely, dark cabinets will spruce up your house, giving your friends and family an incredible and elegant first impression. The trick is that you don’t need to use dark cabinets everywhere in your home.
Instead, pair a light color such as white, gold, or light gray to brighten up the room. You can use a black bathroom cabinet placed against a white wall. Add gold hardware to create a beautiful bathroom that’s anything but bland. Take a look at this carefully curated list of black cabinets to see how they can help you to spruce up your home.
02 of Rustic Floating Wood Desk
Get productive in a home office with a white sign hanging on white shiplap walls. Place a large wicker basket for storage on a black display case. Make the room functional by pushing white chairs underneath the long light wood desk mounted to the wall.
03 of Black Kitchen Cabinets and Green Wreaths
Prepare for the holidays in a kitchen with white walls and black cabinets with silver pulls. A stainless steel refrigerator is installed next to the gray countertop. Decorate for Christmas by hanging green wreaths on the back of tall black kitchen chairs.
04 of Black Cabinet Drawers With Gold Knobs
Enjoy an elegant kitchen by installing a white island on the warm wood floor. Spruce up the kitchen a notch by attaching gold knobs to the black cabinet drawers.
05 of Open Black Display Cabinet FIlled With Plants
06 of Black Lower Cabinets in a Rustic Kitchen
Wind down in a rustic kitchen with floating wood shelves on a red brick accent wall. A black microwave sits on the light wood countertop. Complete the look by installing black lower cabinets on the dark wood floor.
07 of Black Kitchen Cabinets and a Red Towel
Gather with friends and family in this kitchen with a white tiled backsplash between two rows of black kitchen cabinets. A green plant in a wicker basket sits on a window sill next to glass containers. Lay a red towel on the grey cabinet to add a pop of color.
08 of Black Glass Cabinet and White Plates
Pull together a cozy dining room by hanging white plates on a white shiplap wall next to a large black glass cabinet. White chairs are pushed underneath the wood table. Celebrate Valentine’s Day by placing a white and gold pillow on a black and white chair.
09 of Celebrate Simplicity With a Large Black Cabinet
10 of Black Rustic Cabinets and Large Glass Containers
Enjoy a farmhouse kitchen by placing two large glass containers and antlers on open wood shelves. A black coffee machine sits on the white countertop. Complete the farmhouse theme by installing gorgeous black rustic cabinets on the dark wood floor.
11 of Black Cabinets and a Light Wood Herringbone Floor
Relax in a pristine kitchen with glass pendant lights hanging over a white countertop on a black kitchen island. Two wood barstools are placed on the light wood herringbone floor for a modern look, while classic white subway tile helps keep a classic vibe.
12 of Black Cabinets With Long Gold Handles
Turn your laundry room into a retreat by hanging black cabinets with long gold handles on the white walls. A black wire basket sits on the butcherblock countertop near a green plant in a white pot. Make it easy to work by placing a white laundry basket with wheels on the ornate black and white patterned tile floor.
13 of Black Display Cabinet With Rustic Farmhouse Décor
Entertain family and friends in a rustic living room with a white sign hanging above a black display cabinet. A white pillow sits on a white bench. Give the room some warmth by laying a white rug on the dark wood floor.
14 of Black Display Cabinet and Long Linen Curtains
This bedroom proves that simplicity is style with long white linen curtains hanging over white walls. A throw blanket is folded over the white coverlet. Create contrast by including a black display cabinet in the space.
15 of Black Lower Cabinets and a White Subway Tile Backsplash
Wind down in a kitchen with tall white cabinets and a white subway tile backsplash. A white counter is installed on the black lower cabinets with gold pulls. Give the room texture by laying a red and blue rug on the ornate brown and white tile floor.
16 of Black Lower Cabinets and Fun Wallpaper
Relax in this fun bathroom with black mirrors hanging on a wall covered with scalloped wallpaper. A white countertop sits on the black lower cabinets. It’s easy to add brightness to a contrasting space with colorful accessories, like the bouquet of yellow flowers placed in the center of the counter.
17 of Black Cabinets With Marble Counters
Create an elegant kitchen by installing a modern gold faucet on a gray marble countertop. A stainless steel refrigerator is installed in the middle of the black cabinets. Make it easy to serve yourself a cup of coffee in the morning by placing an espresso machine next to the sink.
18 of Boho Living Room With a Black Display Cabinet
Create a boho living room for entertaining by pushing a black display cabinet against a light gray wall. Hang a picture above a green plant in a large wicker pot. Finish the boho style by placing a piece of wood artwork on the beige carpet.
19 of Black Sconce Over White Countertop
A wood floating shelf decorated with string lights and tiny pine trees stretches above the length of the white countertop in this moody kitchen. Two black wall sconces projecting over the counter match the black cabinets underneath.
20 of Black Armoire in White and Wood Living Room
Take a look at this cozy living room, perfect for entertaining with a black armoire set against the white wall. Black and white pillows are tossed onto the white couch. Give the room a warm vibe by placing a grey and white pillow on a grey armchair on a white rug and hanging a rattan light fixture above.
21 of Modern Farmhouse Kitchen With Microwave
This farmhouse kitchen integrates an over-the-microwave cabinet design. Black cabinets surround the microwave that gives a modern yet country look. Below is a light wood countertop that complements the black drawers and white tiled walls.
22 of Long Black Display Cabinet With Layered Artwork
Artwork hangs on the white living room wall. A green tree stands next to a white sofa on the beige carpet. Ground the room by placing a heavy brown lamp on the long black display cabinet.
23 of Black and White Modern Bathroom Design
This bathroom features a plain white quartz countertop. Surrounding are sleek black cabinets that contrast and highlight the white countertop. Adding a luxurious touch are the gold cabinet handles and mounted lamp.
24 of Black and White Themed Kitchen
Use a black-and-white theme to create an elegant kitchen for entertaining. A white countertop is laid on top of the black and white cabinets. Create layers by placing a brown mat on the dark wood floor.
25 of Black Vanity With Gold Fixtures
Peeking into this bathroom, you’ll notice a gold mirror hanging on a white wall. A gold bottle sits on a white countertop on the black cabinet with gold fixtures. Lay a red rug on the white tile floor to add more color.