3 Display Cabinets to Decorate your Home

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3 Display Cabinets to Decorate your Home

Last update: 12 December, 2018

Display cabinets are a unique and beautiful element in any room. Thanks to their elegance, they are always the center of attention and are the perfect addition to any living room, dining room or entrance hall. In this article, we’ll show you 3 different ideas to inspire you to decorate your home.

As you’ll see, there are many designs, shapes, and sizes to choose from. While display cabinets might seem formal and classical in design, you’ll soon realize that this isn’t always the case. In recent years, this piece of furniture has become extremely popular, and it’s becoming increasingly common to see them in lots of different environments and homes.

Finally, before we show you some of the different models you can buy, you should know that if you decide to buy a display cabinet, you’re going to have to be neat and tidy. Because they are transparent, everything you put in them will visible at all times.

If you’re a messy person, it might be better to go for a different type of furniture. Otherwise, your room will look messy and your cabinet won’t look as good.

Wooden cabinets

Wooden cabinets are some of the most popular. When we think of cabinets, this is the type that immediately springs to mind. Although they are the most classical, we can also find them in more modern and casual decorative styles. In recent years, they have become very fashionable, especially those that have been restored, either by professionals or as DIY projects.

There are two types of wooden cabinets. The first type has glass doors. These create a feeling of spaciousness, but, as we mentioned before, it does mean you’ll need to keep them well-organized.

A good way to keep them looking great without needing to keep them tidy is to buy wicker boxes or baskets and combine them with your cabinet. That way, you’ll be able to put all your different objects inside, and from the outside, all you’ll be able to see is your beautiful baskets and boxes.

Another option is to buy a cabinet with a combination of glass and wooden doors and drawers. You can keep your good dinnerware behind the glass sections, and your everyday items behind the wooden doors. This is a really useful and practical everyday solution.

If you have glass cabinets, you need to make sure you keep them well-organized.

Glass cabinets

This type of glass cabinet is the simplest you can find. These shelving units are made entirely from glass, and usually don’t have doors. You can find them in various different sizes and combine them to form larger cabinets. As for the design, they usually feature simple shapes and straight lines. This means they don’t draw much attention to themselves, instead of giving prominence to the objects they contain.

If you want to separate the living room and the dining room, glass cabinets are a great option to keep in mind.

These cabinets are perfect for separating spaces in your home. Because they are transparent, they can separate your room into two distinct areas while maintaining visual unity and brightness. Plus, because they don’t have a base or doors, they help maintain a link between one area and another.

If you have industrial-style decor in your home, we’d recommend that you go for one with wheels rather than feet. Metallic or rubber wheels will give your home that perfect industrial style. Plus, you’ll be able to move them around easily and create different areas according to your needs.

Glass cabinets are great for separating two different spaces in your home.

Aluminum cabinets

Aluminum cabinets are less common and are usually smaller in size. They are made from glass with an aluminum frame. They are perfect for collectors and for more delicate decorative objects. With its straight lines and transparent glass, this type of cabinet draws more attention to its contents, similar to cabinets in a museum exhibit.

Aluminum cabinets are great for industrial-style rooms.

The downside to these cabinets is they can create a cold and unwelcoming environment. We’d recommend that you go for a smaller model, and only use it for keeping really special objects, like collector’s items or family heirlooms that have been passed down from generation to generation.

If you want to give even more prominence to the objects in your cabinet, we’d recommend that you install light bulbs or strip lighting. Conceal them inside your cabinet so that they can’t be seen.


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