Kitchen Bling: Ways to Make Your Kitchen Shine

Let faucets, hardware and backsplashes be your kitchen jewelry.
By: Jacquelyn McGilvray
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A Shimmery Splash

An opalescent mosaic-tile backsplash gives this kitchen an unforgettable sparkle.

A Glimmering Pattern

Gold-finished knobs liven up the warm wood with a rich shine. Photo provided by Hickory Hardware.

Reflective Gleam

Under-cabinet lights reflect brilliantly against the stainless backsplash and kitchenware.

Glistening Glass

A well-lit glass-tile backsplash mixed with chrome accents make this kitchen sparkle.

Bright White

Solid-white surfaces, glass cabinets and chrome fixtures give a minimalistic approach to shine.

Classic Shine

Latch-style hardware and old-fashioned commercial-kitchen lighting make a soft but shiny statement.

Snow-White Accents

Handmade glass knobs contrast beautifully with warm cherry-finish cabinets. Photo courtesy of Sietto Glass Hardware.

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