This Simple Trick Instantly Customizes Your Readymade Cabinets

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Who: Jenny Komenda, interior designer and blogger at Little Green Notebook

Where: Phoenix, Arizona

Why we love this pic: Custom cabinetry is great, but the price tag that comes with it? Not so much. Instead of lamenting the cost, take matters into your own hands by varying the installation depths of a set of readymade cabinets. This simple trick will make your cabinets look completely custom without the hefty price tag.

The takeaway: Transform readymade cabinets into custom treasures by modifying installation depths.

Get the look:

Oversized rectangular mirror with thin brass border and small installation loop at the top
credit: Bellacor
Bright turquoise lacquer tray
credit: World Market

Kelly Weimert

Kelly Weimert

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.