Hide Your Kitchen Appliances
For a less-cluttered, high-style look, use these ideas for covering large and small kitchen appliances. Let your personal style, not your refrigerator, make a statement.
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This paneled refrigerator has a furniture look that fits the sophisticated space.
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The kitchen island holds two hidden refrigerator drawers: one that keeps fresh produce within easy reach of the cook, and another for children's snacks and drinks.
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Separate refrigerator and freezer units flank the doorway to the butler's pantry.
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Make TV viewing from the dining area handy by placing the TV below the counter. Here, convenient fold-out cabinet doors hide the TV and other media equipment when they are not in use.
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The refrigerator, disguised in cabinetry-matching panels, occupies the right side of a wall that also includes a single oven and an appliance garage.
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Concealed Fridge and Freezer
Separate refrigerator and freezer units are concealed by an armoirelike treatment.
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This kitchen retains its vintage style by concealing a dishwasher behind clever paneling.
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A built-in refrigerator, wine cooler, and icemaker enhance this hardworking work triangle.
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An icemaker, undercounter refrigerator, and dishwasher are hidden in cabinets below the marble apron-front sink.
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Handsome cherry panels conceal the refrigerator with the style of an old antique armoire.
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Custom refrigerator drawer and door pulls reflect the armoire's Asian inspiration. The absence of hardware on all but the fridge ensures the appliance's custom casing as a focal point.
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Old-Fashioned Fridge Style
The refrigerator is a modern built-in model with freezer drawers on the bottom, but it's covered with cabinetry-matching wood panels to evoke the look of an old-fashioned icebox. Hefty door handles and hinges enhance the effect.
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Clean-Lined TV Cabinet
A cupboard door hiding the flat-screen TV is minimally detailed with recessed panels divided by a simple vertical line.
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This microwave oven is small enough to fit inside an appliance garage, saving space in a small kitchen.
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Hidden Dishwasher Drawers
Two dishwasher drawers nest inconspicuously behind two identical cabinet facades.
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Perfectly Integrated Dishwasher
For a fully integrated style, this dishwasher's controls are on the upper door rim.
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Wooden trim panels disguise the refrigerator so it is virtually indistinguishable from the kitchen cabinets.