Free Standing Kitchen Cabinets

Buy the best free standing kitchen cabinets selected and recommended by interior designers. By Chloe Hughes.

Freestanding cabinets are perfectly balanced to sit on any level surface without toppling over. The reinforced, sturdy, wood construction gives it weight to keep it firm in place, even if the contents are a little off balance. And with a lovely collection of woods to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect freestanding cabinet to match your home decor.

Sleek Minimalistic Tall Free Standing Kitchen Units

Sleek Minimalistic Tall Free Standing Kitchen Units

$179.99 $314.99

Sleek Minimalistic Tall Free Standing Kitchen Units

Wade Logan®

$179.99 $314.99

Description

Best for: Providing plentiful storage in a sleek frame

What we like: Minimalistic nuance from clean lines and elegant doors

What disappoints us: Tall doors eliminate use as appliance cabinet

This 71” tall wood laminate cabinet has two sleek doors that conceal five 12.9” tall inner shelves. It comes in six shades of finish with a minimalistic aesthetic. Metal cabinet knobs are the only source of decorative accents.

Designer Advice

If you want your kitchen to look understated and modernly upscale, look for cabinets that stand upright with clean lines and flush single doors on each side. These neat cabinets serve well for storage as a pantry or dish cupboard. But you can’t use these models of standing kitchen cabinets as a microwave stand or extra workspace. 

What Users Say

It is the perfect depth and does not take up a lot of space in my galley kitchen. Can store a lot of stuff.

Sleek Modern Stand Alone Kitchen Cabinet

Sleek Modern Stand Alone Kitchen Cabinet

$185.99 $279.99

Sleek Modern Stand Alone Kitchen Cabinet

Lark Manor™

$185.99 $279.99

Description

Perfect for: Versatile kitchen organization

What we like: Dedicated spaces for varying storage

Not so good: For concealed storage

This stand-alone kitchen cabinet offers a blended modern traditional look with glass-paned upper doors and solid lowers. Choose from four colors of engineered wood; one size available.

Designer Advice

Freestanding cabinets come in a variety of designs and features. What you want to store in your freestanding armoire can help determine which style would be appropriate for your home. Open shelves and glass doors make it easy to see what you have inside while closed doors hide clutter. A two-tone finish with a wood workspace can hold appliances.

What Users Say

 Love it! Works well for our old house with limited counter space.

Rustic Multi Storage Free Standing Cupboard

Rustic Multi Storage Free Standing Cupboard

$199.99 $344.05

Rustic Multi Storage Free Standing Cupboard

Red Barrel Studio®

$199.99 $344.05

Description

Perfect for: Storing microwave and extra accessories

What we like: Slim profile with multiple storage areas keep clutter hidden

Not so good: No extra workspace

This rustic reclaimed wood standing kitchen chest comes in six neutral finishes. You can store kitchen goods inside two drawers and four cabinet doors with adjustable shelving. An open middle shelf holds microwaves or other kitchen appliances.

Designer Advice

We appreciate that this vintage-inspired kitchen cabinet piece offers more than one form of storage. You get an open shelving workspace, adjusted shelves behind four double doors - two have glass-paned fronts - and two roll-out drawers. The slim stature tucks away in any corner or along a wall in your kitchen to store all your essentials.

What Users Say

The cabinets hold all the kitchen utensils and the glass doors are even good for decoration!

Solid wood free standing kitchen cabinets

Solid wood free standing kitchen cabinets

$469.99 $885.04

Solid wood free standing kitchen cabinets

Lark Manor™

$469.99 $885.04

Description

Freestanding cabinets crafted from solid wood are slightly costly but definitely worth the price if you’re after durability!

These stately furniture pieces are typically detailed with crown moldings, antique-inspired hardware, as well as paneled doors for an elegant and timeless look.

In addition, they suit a wide range of interior design styles, including traditional, rustic, country, and contemporary too. And to top it off, they can be found in a number of wood tones and finishes, such as dark brown, red, and distressed wood to complement all sorts of kitchens!

Nevertheless, solid wood cabinets require frequent maintenance to stay in pristine condition.

Free standing kitchen cabinets with countertops

Free standing kitchen cabinets with countertops

$719.99 $1131

Free standing kitchen cabinets with countertops

17 Stories

$719.99 $1131

Description

Need an extra tabletop for preparing food, enjoying quick meals and snacks, or for displaying a fresh fruit bowl and flowers in a vase? A kitchen island that comes with a workspace area may be right up your alley.

These freestanding units typically include other useful features too, such as locking wheels, a drop-leaf surface, and a towel rack, not to mention the ample storage space they offer!

Combining style and function, they will certainly become the main focal point of the kitchen.

Mid Century Modern Stand Alone Kitchen Cabinet

Mid Century Modern Stand Alone Kitchen Cabinet

$234.99 $419.99

Mid Century Modern Stand Alone Kitchen Cabinet

Wade Logan®

$234.99 $419.99

Description

Best for: Adding storage and a power supply to small kitchens

What we like: Built-in automatic lighting and power strip

This stand-alone kitchen cabinet has a classic mid-century modern look. Choose from a black or white 66.9” tall by 31.4” wide by 11.8” deep wood frame to the frosted upper and lower glass panel-front doors.  

Designer Advice

Upright kitchen cabinets can do more than provide a storage area for your stuff. Modern designs might have built-in features like lighting - this model has blue LEDs that change to three colors: white, warm, or blue - set to an auto-sensory mode. Kitchen cabinets can also have a built-in power strip, like this charging station, with two sockets and USB ports.

Aubriona 71" Kitchen Pantry

Aubriona 71" Kitchen Pantry

$179.99

Aubriona 71" Kitchen Pantry

Wade Logan®

$179.99

Description

Add valuable storage space to your kitchen with this sleek pantry cabinet. Made from sturdy engineered wood with a white finish, this 71" tall cabinet features glass doors, adjustable shelves, drawers, and paneled doors for versatile storage options. With a weight capacity of 300 lbs. and a tip-over restraint included, this cabinet is both stylish and secure. The silver stainless steel hardware adds a touch of sophistication to any space. Easy to install with clear instructions, this modern cabinet is the perfect solution for organizing your dishes and essentials. Elevate your kitchen decor with this functional and chic pantry cabinet.

Allura 67'' Kitchen Pantry

Allura 67'' Kitchen Pantry

$249.99

Allura 67'' Kitchen Pantry

Three Posts™

$249.99

Description

Maximize your kitchen storage with our 67'' tall upright pantry cupboard. Crafted from sturdy engineered wood, this pantry features a clean-lined design with four cabinet doors that open up to six adjustable shelves, perfect for organizing spices, baking supplies, and more. Sleek metal hardware adds a modern touch, while the top surface provides space for additional storage. With a weight capacity of 140lb, this pantry is both functional and stylish. Dimensions: 67'' H x 28'' W x 15'' D, weighing 86.9lb. Upgrade your kitchen organization today!

Miliah 47.24'' Kitchen Pantry

Miliah 47.24'' Kitchen Pantry

$149.99

Miliah 47.24'' Kitchen Pantry

Red Barrel Studio®

$149.99

Description

Elevate your living space with this sleek and modern Fiberboard Shelving Unit. Made of high-quality manufactured wood, this unit measures 60 x 40 x 120cm, perfect for showcasing books, decor, and more. The package includes all assembly parts and hardware, as well as an English manual for easy setup. With shelves included and a stylish metal finish application, this shelving unit is a practical and stylish addition to any room. Please note that slight color variations may occur due to different displays. Upgrade your home decor with this versatile and functional piece of furniture today!

Wallacia 72'' Kitchen Pantry

Wallacia 72'' Kitchen Pantry

$459.99 $899

Wallacia 72'' Kitchen Pantry

Red Barrel Studio®

$459.99 $899

Description

This 72" H x 33" W pantry cabinet is the perfect solution for your kitchen storage needs. Made from solid and engineered wood, it features molded details and framed doors for a traditional touch. With five shelves and one drawer, it offers ample space for dry goods, table linens, and pans. The neutral hue blends seamlessly with any decor. Adjustable shelves allow for customization. Dimensions: 72'' H x 33'' W x 19'' D, weight capacity of 25lb, and overall product weight of 139lb. Upgrade your kitchen with this functional and stylish pantry cabinet.

HLR 72" Kitchen Pantry 4-Doors Pantry Cabinet with Storage Drawers

HLR 72" Kitchen Pantry 4-Doors Pantry Cabinet with Storage Drawers

$259.55

HLR 72" Kitchen Pantry 4-Doors Pantry Cabinet with Storage Drawers

HLR

$259.55

Description

Enhance your home with our American modern minimalist pantry cabinet. Made of durable MDF board, it is environmentally friendly and odor-free. With no tripod cabinet design, this piece is both sleek and spacious. The double-door lockers feature three storage plates and splicing drawers, providing ample storage options. Say goodbye to clutter and hello to organization. Make the most of your space with this versatile and stylish piece.

Amaliyah 70.9"H Kitchen Pantry, 2 Cabinets, 6 Shelves, 2 Drawers

Amaliyah 70.9"H Kitchen Pantry, 2 Cabinets, 6 Shelves, 2 Drawers

$185.99

Amaliyah 70.9"H Kitchen Pantry, 2 Cabinets, 6 Shelves, 2 Drawers

Lark Manor™

$185.99

Description

This stylish kitchen pantry cabinet is the perfect blend of elegance and functionality. Crafted from durable MDF with a sleek white finish, it features glass doors and silver-finished handles for a touch of sophistication. With six shelves and two drawers, it offers generous storage space for various items. The versatile design allows it to be used in different rooms. A tip-over restraint device is included for safety. The finely carved wooden strips and glass doors add to its aesthetic appeal. Upgrade your home storage with this durable and eye-catching pantry cabinet.

72'' Kitchen Pantry

72'' Kitchen Pantry

$244

72'' Kitchen Pantry

Red Barrel Studio®

$244

Description

Add a touch of modern style to your kitchen with this sleek pantry. With large cabinets and a utility drawer, this pantry offers plenty of storage space for all your kitchen essentials. Designed to fit into any decor, it features adjustable shelves and a sturdy structure that can hold up to 154lb. Compact and functional, this pantry is a must-have for anyone looking to organize their kitchen efficiently. Overall dimensions are 72'' H x 30'' W x 15.75'' D, with a weight of 125.002lb. Upgrade your kitchen today with this versatile piece!

Deemah 71'' Kitchen Pantry

Deemah 71'' Kitchen Pantry

$179.99

Deemah 71'' Kitchen Pantry

Winston Porter

$179.99

Description

Bring organization and style to your kitchen with the Deemah 71'' Kitchen Pantry. Featuring a bottom cabinet with a shelf and top cabinets ideal for storing all your pantry essentials. The open counter allows for easy access while the included legs provide stability. With a height of 14.45 inches between the counter and top shelf, this pantry offers ample storage space in a sleek design. Elevate your kitchen decor with the Deemah Kitchen Pantry.

71.65'' Kitchen Pantry

71.65'' Kitchen Pantry

$203.99

71.65'' Kitchen Pantry

Red Barrel Studio®

$203.99

Description

Elevate your decor with our traditional colonial cabinet. This functional centerpiece offers ample storage and display space, adding charm and whimsy to any room. Each shelf has a weight capacity of 22 lbs, ensuring durability and reliability. Perfect for showcasing your favorite pieces while keeping your space organized and stylish. Upgrade your home with this elegant cabinet today.

Sneyd 72"H Wood Farmhouse Kitchen Pantry Cabinet with 6-Storage Shelves & Drawer

Sneyd 72"H Wood Farmhouse Kitchen Pantry Cabinet with 6-Storage Shelves & Drawer

$179.99 $269.99

Sneyd 72"H Wood Farmhouse Kitchen Pantry Cabinet with 6-Storage Shelves & Drawer

Gracie Oaks

$179.99 $269.99

Description

Enhance your kitchen with the 72"H wood farmhouse pantry. Featuring 6 tiers of adjustable storage shelves and magnetic doors, it provides ample space for organizing kitchen items. The MDF wood construction is durable and moisture-proof, making it suitable for various rooms. With a versatile design, it can also be used as a book or dresser cabinet. The farmhouse style adds a touch of natural charm to any space. Get organized and add a classic touch to your home with this versatile and functional pantry. Made of solid and manufactured wood, with shelves included for added convenience.

Ebern Designs Eivan Tall Kitchen Pantry Cabinet With Doors

Ebern Designs Eivan Tall Kitchen Pantry Cabinet With Doors

$229.99

Ebern Designs Eivan Tall Kitchen Pantry Cabinet With Doors

Ebern Designs

$229.99

Description

The Ebern Designs Eivan Tall Kitchen Pantry Cabinet with Doors is a versatile and practical solution for organizing your kitchen essentials. With concealed storage perfect for food, cooking accessories, and cleaning supplies, this cabinet features two fixed shelves and two adjustable shelves for flexible organization. Each shelf supports up to 50 pounds, accommodating all your bulky kitchen materials. The stable design includes wall attachment hardware for added safety. Choose from a variety of finish options to complement your decor. This stylish and functional pantry cabinet meets ANSI/SOHO standards for safety and performance.

Lisbed 51'' Kitchen Pantry

Lisbed 51'' Kitchen Pantry

$157.99

Lisbed 51'' Kitchen Pantry

Mercer41

$157.99

Description

Add a touch of modern elegance to your home with this white and gold fiberboard and metal bookshelf. Standing at 130cm tall, this sturdy and stable piece features removable shelves, perfect for displaying your favorite books and decor. With a sleek and stylish design, this bookshelf is both practical and attractive. Assembly is easy with the included parts and English manual. Made with a mix of solid and manufactured wood, this bookshelf is a perfect addition to any modern fashion style home. Add this piece to your living room or bedroom for a functional and chic storage solution.

Plymouth 71-inch Multistorage Kitchen Cabinet with 5 Shelves

Plymouth 71-inch Multistorage Kitchen Cabinet with 5 Shelves

$179.99 $314.99

Plymouth 71-inch Multistorage Kitchen Cabinet with 5 Shelves

Wade Logan®

$179.99 $314.99

Description

Add a touch of modern minimalism to your kitchen with this spacious cabinet. Featuring five shelves for ample storage, the ergonomic design ensures easy access even to the top shelf. Lightweight construction and metallic accents add a stylish touch. Available in various colors, this cabinet measures 70.8'' H x 23.6'' W x 11.8'' D, weighing 34.55lb. With a weight capacity of 11lb, this versatile piece is perfect for any decor. Upgrade your storage solutions today with this sleek and functional kitchen cabinet.

Elov 70'' Kitchen Pantry

Elov 70'' Kitchen Pantry

$299.99

Elov 70'' Kitchen Pantry

Winston Porter

$299.99

Description

Elevate your kitchen storage with the Elov 70'' Kitchen Pantry. Made with high-quality manufactured wood, this pantry features a sleek white finish that will brighten up any space. The sturdy MDF construction ensures durability for years to come. With ample storage space and a modern design, this pantry is perfect for organizing your kitchen essentials. Add functionality and style to your home with the Elov Kitchen Pantry.

Aamyah 72'' Kitchen Pantry

Aamyah 72'' Kitchen Pantry

$469.99 $885.04

Aamyah 72'' Kitchen Pantry

Lark Manor™

$469.99 $885.04

Description

Add a touch of traditional charm to your kitchen with our solid hardwood pantry in cherry hue. With four adjustable shelves, it offers ample storage for all your pantry essentials, from canned goods to dishes. Standing at 72'' tall and weighing 143lb, this pantry is sturdy and spacious, with a weight capacity of 30lb per shelf. Assembly required. Dimensions: 29.75'' W x 14.75'' D. Upgrade your kitchen storage today!

Ametria 71'' Kitchen Pantry

Ametria 71'' Kitchen Pantry

$226.99 $716.76

Ametria 71'' Kitchen Pantry

Wade Logan®

$226.99 $716.76

Description

Add a touch of modern farmhouse style to your kitchen with this 71" tall pantry cabinet. Crafted from durable manufactured wood, it features a weathered steel look with adjustable shelves behind two doors. With a weight capacity of 250 lbs., this cabinet offers ample storage for your kitchen essentials. The included hardware and tip-over restraint device ensure easy assembly and stability. Complete your kitchen decor with this stylish and functional pantry cabinet in a black oak finish with solid black handles. Make a statement with this slim yet spacious storage solution.

Freestanding cabinet with space for appliances

Freestanding cabinet with space for appliances

Freestanding cabinet with space for appliances

Wrought Studio™

Description

Do your appliances take up too much room on the counter? If yes, a freestanding appliance cabinet is just what you need!

This storage cabinet offers an optimal surface for electric appliances, such as a microwave, toaster, blender, or coffee maker. Thus, less clutter on the countertops!

With spacious closed compartments and open sections, all of your pots, jars, and kitchen items can stay together in one place! Besides, there might even be enough room for decors, like potted plants.

Go for a freestanding kitchen appliance cabinet with cable management so that you won’t have to deal with messy cords.

Base cabinets with skirting boards

Base cabinets with skirting boards

Base cabinets with skirting boards

Description

If you find freestanding cabinets that stand on legs somewhat unappealing, look no further than free standing kitchen base cabinets without legs! Basically, these types of cabinets lay flat on the floor.

Sure, they can be a little challenging to move from one spot to another. However, their streamlined design imparts a clean and uniform look to the space, meaning they fit seamlessly into any kitchen style!

Plus, they can oftentimes be anchored to a wall for additional stability!

Avoid moving your lowered pantry storage around too much to prevent it from getting damaged quickly. 

Free standing kitchen cabinets with glass doors

Free standing kitchen cabinets with glass doors

Free standing kitchen cabinets with glass doors

Kings Brand Furniture

Description

Kitchen cabinets that feature glass doors are proof that not all cabinets have to look ordinary and common.

So, why not go for a statement-making piece that is sure to spruce up your kitchen?

Not only will the glass front bring a classy touch to the setting, but it also allows you to show off your best dinnerware and canister sets!

Just look for cabinet doors made of tempered glass to ensure durability.

Multipurpose freestanding cabinets

Multipurpose freestanding cabinets

Multipurpose freestanding cabinets

Description

Freestanding cabinets are indeed one of the most flexible pieces of furniture you could own.

Yes, they’re great for storing kitchen supplies but did you know that they can be useful in other ways as well?

For instance, when placed in the bathroom, they serve as storage for toiletries, towels, and all kinds of bathroom knick-knacks. Alternatively, free standing kitchen cabinets can be utilized in the garage for organizing your tool kit, gardening supplies, and other garage accessories. Or, perhaps you’d like to keep your cabinet in your home office to hold your documents and books. 

A corner stand alone kitchen cabinet

A corner stand alone kitchen cabinet

A corner stand alone kitchen cabinet

Prepac Manufacturing Ltd.

Description

Looking to add much-needed storage to your kitchen but don’t have the space? Then, it’s time to put your unused corners to good use!

Cabinets that can be tucked into a corner are known to occupy very little floor space yet are capacious enough for a variety of dry food and kitchen essentials.

Keep in mind that the deeper the shelves are, the harder it will be to reach certain things. Instead, opt for a piece with numerous small-depth layers so that everything is easily accessible.

Group stored items per category for a neat and well-organized layout!

A tall and slim kitchen pantry

A tall and slim kitchen pantry

A tall and slim kitchen pantry

Latitude Run®

Description

Big and bulky furniture is just not an option when space is already so limited. Fortunately, narrow kitchen pantries can fit almost anywhere! Some even feature a floor-to-ceiling design so no vertical space is wasted.

Despite their slim profile, these cupboards provide a decent amount of storage thanks to their multiple shelves and cubbies. Adjustable shelves are a bonus! This way, you can make room for taller items, like utensils.

With that being said, the top compartments may be difficult to reach sometimes. Therefore, make sure you place your most-used items on the bottom shelves.

A freestanding cabinet with elevated legs

A freestanding cabinet with elevated legs

A freestanding cabinet with elevated legs

Union Rustic

Description

Raised legs are the new trend when it comes to free standing cabinets. Why? For one, they help expand visual space within the kitchen area since the floor underneath is visible. As a result, the room will have an open feel and appear slightly larger.

But it doesn’t end there! Elevated units make cleaning less of a hassle given that it isn’t hard to mop, sweep, or vacuum under them!

From hairpin legs to classic straight legs to elegantly carved legs, there are plenty of designs you could choose from. 

Portable pantry cabinet

Portable pantry cabinet

Portable pantry cabinet

Ebern Designs

Description

Imagine how convenient it would be if you could bring your kitchen outside during barbecues, pool parties, or whenever you want to eat in the fresh air! Well, this is totally possible with a portable kitchen cabinet!

Nonetheless, pantry cabinets with caster wheels can prove to be practical for indoor use as well, especially if you spend most of your time running back and forth in the kitchen when cooking.

Simply roll the storage unit to wherever you need it to be and you’ll have everything you need at your fingertips!

Limones 78.7'' Kitchen Pantry

Limones 78.7'' Kitchen Pantry

Limones 78.7'' Kitchen Pantry

Wade Logan®

Description

This elegant kitchen food pantry with 8 louvered doors and 1 open countertop is the perfect addition to any home. Made of high-quality wood, this freestanding cabinet is versatile for kitchen or living room use. The white finish adds a touch of sophistication to any space. Keep your kitchen organized and clutter-free with ample storage space for all your food items and kitchen essentials. This functional and stylish cabinet is a must-have for any modern home. Add charm and convenience to your living space with this versatile kitchen pantry.

Orley 59.055'' Kitchen Pantry

Orley 59.055'' Kitchen Pantry

Orley 59.055'' Kitchen Pantry

Ebern Designs

Description

Add extra storage and modern style to your space with this versatile pantry cabinet. Constructed with durable engineered wood and a Melamine finish, this freestanding cabinet includes two vertical doors with Aluminum handles for easy access to four interior shelves. Wall-mounting hardware is included for added safety. Ideal for kitchens, laundry rooms, and more, this 59" tall by 33" wide cabinet is perfect for storing food, dishes, and household essentials. Enjoy the convenience of adjustable/removable shelves for customization. Sleek and functional, this pantry will enhance any room. Assembly required. Dimensions: 59.05 H x 33.07 W x 18.3 D.

Garnsey 70.86'' Kitchen Pantry

Garnsey 70.86'' Kitchen Pantry

Garnsey 70.86'' Kitchen Pantry

Red Barrel Studio®

Description

Enhance your kitchen storage with our kitchen pantry storage cabinet. Made from solid and engineered wood, this piece offers ample storage with four cabinets and 10 internal shelves. The upper cabinet is ideal for displaying items, while the lower cabinet accommodates larger appliances. Adjustable shelves allow for customized storage options. The spacious countertop is perfect for your microwave or coffee maker, with the added benefit of a cable management system. This cabinet combines functionality and style, making it a must-have for any kitchen. Upgrade your organization and storage today!

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Free Standing Kitchen Cabinets

Buying Guide

Freestanding cabinets are making a comeback and how. From the kitchen to the bathroom, they are slowly replacing in-built cabinetry and why not.

They are cheaper, can be moved around, don’t need to be professionally installed, can be painted, and reconfigured as many times as you’d want to.

That’s a kitchen/bathroom makeover on a shoestring budget folks. But because they have only recently regained their popularity, (they went out of fashion in the United States in the 1940s), there’s very little information available about them.

Here are a few key factors to consider before you press on that trigger.

Pick a cabinet style that suits the destination. Where do you intend to use the freestanding cabinet? Is it in the kitchen, the bathroom, the study or the hallway?

  • An integrated bookshelf would be a great feature for a freestanding cabinet for the study.
  • One for the kitchen might need a table top for prepping food (island cabinet) or a nested sink with a countertop.
  • Cabinets for the bathroom resemble a vanity and usually feature integrated drawers for storage.

The general consensus is that a stock freestyle cabinet bought off-the-shelf cannot match the aesthetics of a custom made one. That’s no longer the case. Manufacturers are now offering premade cabinets that can be attached to the back wall and mimic custom made cabinetry. Framed, frameless, you can take your pick.

There are elevated ones with visible legs as well as base cabinets with concealed legs that make it impossible to make out whether it’s a freestanding unit or a permanent fixture.

Elevated legs make your room appear bigger and are easier to clean as well because you can mop under them. But hidden legs or skirting boards provide a sleeker and uniform appearance.

Irrespective of what style you pick, always try to strike a balance with the rest of the furniture pieces.

  • Pre-assembled cabinets are your best bet if you are shopping within a stringent budget. They are cheaper but may be limited in their sizes and designs and cannot be customized beyond an extent.
  • Semi-custom models can be customized to a great extent. You can select the dimensions and the type of wood that will be used for manufacturing it. However, it will require some amount of assembly at home. It’s usually pretty straightforward and manufacturers include detailed instructions.

Your budget will determine the type of wood that you can select for your freestanding cabinet. The commonest and cheapest types are Plywood, MDF, and particleboard. Plywood is the most expensive of the three but also the most durable. Particleboard is the cheapest but also the least durable. MDF hits the sweet spot between price and durability.

There is, of course, the option to pick solid wood cabinets if you have deeper pockets. Some manufacturers offer a plywood cabinet with a solid wood door. That’s a great way to keep your budgets tight without compromising too much on quality.

Apart from the wood, pay attention to the hardware. Handles, dovetail joints, spring loaded shelves, drawers, handles, and hinges are of utmost importance, especially if the installation is in a busy household.

With some research, there is no reason why you cannot achieve a successful kitchen remodel on a shoestring budget with freestanding cabinets.

  • Shaker Style Cabinets - Simple and Classic Kitchen Cabinets

If you are looking for a classic, simple, functional kitchen cabinet style, you are looking for shaker style cabinets.

These cabinet doors have a flat panel door that is framed by four pieces, creating a "border" look on the door. They provide a clean look that will suit most modern kitchens, and can be matched with any door knob to add interest. Shaker style cabinets are usually made from high-quality American wood such as cherry, maple, hickory, and quartersawn oak, making them a solid investment for your kitchen.

This is one of the most common kitchen cabinet styles, and they are characterized by their flat panel doors with rail frames. Shaker style cabinets are best suited to minimal, single-color palettes as painting the frame and the middle panel different colors can look messy if done wrong.

For the best look, shaker style cabinets should be cleaned regularly as it can collect dust and dirt in the joint where the frame meets the flat panel of the door.

  • Glass Front - Unique, Interesting Kitchen Cabinet Style

Glass front kitchen cabinets are one of the best ways to add interest to your kitchen without adding anything extra. With glass front cabinets, you can have the aesthetic appeal of open shelving minus the extra cleaning that comes with it.

These cabinets have sturdy outer-frames, and allow you to present your best dishware, cookbooks, plants and other kitchen decor in a way that adds a beautiful focal point. Displaying your kitchenware in this way with glass-front cabinets is perfect for people that want to add the "homey" touch to their kitchen space. For extra ambience, you can even think about installing flush lights inside the cabinets themselves.

While these make great dust-free display cabinets, it does mean that everything that is visible needs to be arranged to avoid clutter. For best results, try not to over fill glass cabinets- keep them for the best display pieces!

You should also make sure to invest in cabinets that have a thicker safety glass to avoid any dangerous breakages.

  • Beadboard Cabinets For a Cottage Style Kitchen

Many people dream of the perfect cottage style kitchen. Beadboard kitchen cabinets can help make that dream a reality!

Beadboard cabinets are characterized by their rows of thin vertical planks with spaces in between each one, known as "beads". This tambour style is trending not only for cottage style kitchens, but for faux-retro renovations as well.

The beads and the planks give this cabinet door style unique texture and will bring the country farmhouse or cottage style kitchen aesthetic into any kitchen, old or new.

The best part about the beadboard style of kitchen cabinets is that it can make a modern kitchen look more classic or farmhouse, but it can also add interest to an older kitchen. One thing to look out for? The cracks and crevasses in this cabinet style can be difficult to keep pristine and dust-free!

This is a style that you can have a lot of fun with. Where many people opt for white or neutral kitchen cabinets, these quaint styles let you opt for more courageous color choices like pale blue, yellow or green pastels. You can even play around with different textures on the raised panels for added interest.

  • Slab Cabinets For the Ultimate Modern Kitchen Design

For low-maintenance cabinets that still scream modern style, slab cabinets are the style for you. They have an incredibly sleek, simple design with no visible handles, hinges or edges. Slab cabinets are usually made from MDF and covered in melamine, laminate or Thermofoil which gives it its sleek and easy-to-clean properties.

Slab cabinets can also be a more cost effective kitchen cabinet option as they require less labor and materials. If you hate cleaning these are also a great option as there are no corners, edges and handles for the cabinet doors to collect dust.

Slab style kitchen cabinets are the best choice for a modern, minimal kitchen with simple lines and streamlined edges.

  • Plywood Kitchen Cabinets - Strong and Durable

For strong and durable kitchen cabinets, you could consider plywood cabinetry. For projects like kitchen cabinets, this is not the cheap plywood that is used for things like sheathing and construction. Instead, this cabinet design is sturdy, durable and holds the sleek shape and covering ("veneer") that is so desirable in kitchen renovations. This type of ply has a much smoother finish and lamination.

Plywood kitchen cabinets are an especially good choice for higher cabinets as they are lighter than particle board cabinet boxes. This is particularly useful if you are self-installing your cabinets or plan on having them up high.

Plywood can be more expensive than its particle-board counterpart, however due to its durable nature and sleek lamination, this can be a worthwhile investment.

  • Louvered Style Cabinets - Unique and Homey 

If you can imagine your grandma's old pantry door, you can probably picture the classic louvered style kitchen cabinets. These are doors that have angled, horizontal wooden slats on the front to allow ventilation.

Like the beadboard cabinet style, the louvered cabinet doorsadd a touch of classic farmhouse and can be used as a unique style point. Rather than doing all cabinet doors in this style, this would suit a cupboard used specifically for something like a pantry where it would become musty without air. It is also a good style for cupboards used for laundry, clothes drying or close to a radiator.

You could also replace one of your existing cabinet doors with a louvered style one to create a mini pantry for items such as potatoes, garlic and onions. Cute and functional!

  • Rustic Wooden Kitchen Cabinets

For a warm, inviting kitchen that you will love to come home to, raw wooden cabinets are the choice for you.

For the best results, focus on the untouched qualities of the wood that opt out of glossy stain finishes and paint. This moves away from the classic, modern kitchen renovation that you could choose out any catalogue to a one-of-a-kind rustic kitchen space.

Though you will want wood that has been treated in some way for durability and hygiene, this aesthetic thrives on imperfection and the natural character of the wood. This style would fit just as easily in a cosy, modern home as it would in a country or mountain cabin, and you can create warmth and depth with different types of wood- birch wood is classically used as a lighter shade, and hickory is a rich, dark color with bold grain patterns.

For truly unique kitchen cabinets, get creative with your hardware. Rubbed brass or wrought iron hardware creates a beautiful, rustic juxtaposition with the natural wood style.

  • Minimal Contemporary Style Cabinets for a Sleek Modern Kitchen

Calling all minimalists! Contemporary cabinet styles are characterized by their flat surfaces and minimal hardware. At first glance, these are the kinds of kitchen cabinets where you can hardly see the joins of each individual cupboard, providing a sophisticated, uniform look.

Contemporary kitchen cabinets are perfect for anyone who wants a clean look where nothing catches the eye, and loves to organize everything neatly away in its place. It has minimal or non-existent hardware like door knobs, and usually comes in man-made materials such as metal, concrete, plastic, glass, or manufactured wood. Think clean edges, and clean surfaces.

As well as suiting a modern minimalist, these cabinets are space efficient so they are great for smaller kitchens.

  • Floating Shelves Instead of Kitchen Cabinets

If you are dreaming of a kitchen that could come straight from a home design magazine, then you might opt for floating shelves instead of cabinets.

Floating shelves are shelves that are attached directly to the wall without any visible hardware, and create a space for you to curate all of your best dishware, cookbooks, plants, and utensils that you use often.

These can be made to fit with a range of materials, and work well with a combination of closed wall cabinets to tidy away items you don't use all the time. This way you can display the most aesthetically pleasing dishware to get your kitchen. Floating shelves work best when you have a bit more space in the kitchen as open shelving can risk looking cluttered if you do not organize it on a regular basis. 

Want a top tip? Floating shelves are perfect near the stove so that your most-used items are within reach and off the bench-space.

Best Ideas

Kitchen pantry cabinet freestanding

This freestanding kitchen pantry is a beautiful combination of solid wood construction and plenty of storage space. Numerous cabinets, shelves, dividers, and drawers will allow you to manage all the things you do not need in the kitchen.

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Simple and therefore just perfect for both modern and classically styled interiors - this kitchen pantry cabinet will make for a nice option for when you need a significant boost of space for your food and would still like to keep the interior clean and classy.

I like the space for the microwave and the pull

I like the space for the microwave and the pull out shelf

Free standing kitchen pantry

Wow! So large, spacious and modern kitchen storage organizer with many shelves for spices, food, jars, bottles, glasses and much much more. Everyone need to have it in the kitchen.

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devol shaker cupboard, stoarge in the door and color

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These freestanding cabinets will do a splendid job completing the look of your kitchen and adding a significant boost of functional use to it. They come with spacious drawers and wooden tops that are durable enough to last years.

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2 Door Storage Cabinet

2 Door Storage Cabinet

A storage cabinet that features two doors with a beautiful polyurethane finish which ensures durability. It also has four shelves inside that are all adjustable. The cabinet can be anchored to the wall.

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Do you need a kitchen and have no place? This solution is perfect for you! This mid-sized traditional cabinetry integrates sink, taps, microwave, fridge, induction hob, granite top and quite a lot of storing space. Just look at this compact miracle!

Free standing kitchen sink cabinet

Enhance your kitchen with elegance and functionality by deciding on this freestanding cabinet made of sturdy maple wood. You are getting 4 storage drawers with stylish handles and 6 wooden shelves kept behind 2 glass panel doors.

Free standing base cabinets

The perfect proposal of freestanding cabinet. Excellent idea for smaller kitchen - all the elements needed had been cumulated in one place without any loss of style. I would like to have this one in my summer home.

Free standing kitchen shelves

cranberry red for a soft pleasing look. maybe this color to tone down the red cabinet we have now...

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free standing kitchen cabinets 10 Free Standing Kitchen Cabinets

Free standing cupboards

This white linen cabinet, carved in long lines - is made of hardwood and has been created to accommodate all the necessary things of a small child when it arrives at home. Clothes, accessories - a freestanding cabinet with black handles works perfectly.

Free standing cabinet

A minimalistic, contemporary freestanding cabinet. It was enhanced by the addition of wicker cabinets below, not only to improve the aesthetics but also the amount of storage space it offers. A great solution for any small kitchen!

Free standing kitchen sink

A practical addition for country kitchens that are lacking a proper storage unit. The pantry allows you to store many things inside, offering you 6 wooden shelves concealed behind a wooden plank door.

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Freestanding Pantry Cabinet Freestanding Pantry Cabinet by

Stand alone kitchen cabinet

An antique cabinet in a timeless design. It will add a rustic flare to your dining space. The top part of it features open shelves, which can be used to display pricey dinnerware. The bottom of the piece consists of door shelves and drawers.

Freestanding cabinet

Freestanding Cabinet

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Free Standing Kitchen Cabinets

Amezquita 73" Kitchen Pantry

Amezquita 73" Kitchen Pantry

No kitchen is complete with a classic American hutch. Available in four attractive colors, this cabinet offers ample space to store electric appliances such as a coffee maker, along with other kitchen essentials. Fitted with tempered glass doors and elegant bronze handles, this stylish cabinet is a must-have.

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Small but cute kitchen with freestanding cabinets that make for storage furniture accommodating kitchenware and crockery. Neutral palette is pepped up a bit with occasional pops of colors via flowers, accessories and wall art.

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Larders & Pantry Cabinets - built-in or freestanding | Simon's - microwave in pantry cabinet

Free standing kitchen cabinet

The beauty of this freestanding cabinet makes the décor of the pantry, kitchen or dining room unique. Solid oak construction is durable and will hold a lot of things. Glazed cabinet doors beautifully display the contents.

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