12 Accent Cabinets That Will Look Good Anywhere (and Hold All Your Stuff)

12 Accent Cabinets That Will Look Good Anywhere (and Hold All Your Stuff)

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By Patricia Cunningham

If your living space is like mine, there is always more stuff lying around than actual places to put it. And that goes pretty much for every room. Near the doorway, it’s mail, a pile of catalogs I think I will eventually peruse and kiddie bric-a-brac. In the dining room, extra tablemats, homework detritus, random out-of-circulation salt-and-pepper shakers. In the den, mysterious remotes I am afraid to throw away, magazines, kids games and many lost parts of kids games. If only there were a way to neatly house all this peripheral stuff to keep it accessible but, more importantly, out of sight?

Well, there is and it’s called an accent cabinet. Accent cabinet? You might say, doesn’t that sound slightly exotic and a little offbeat? It does and that is what’s so great about it! An accent cabinet is anything you want it to be in any space you want it to be. A place to park your entryway paraphernalia? Check. An overflow storage vessel in the dining room? Check. A mini media console in a spare room? Check! 

Best of all is they come in so many unique and eye-catching styles — you can literally spend days trawling the Internet for just the right one. But now you don’t have to, because we have narrowed it down for you!


 

3-Drawer 1-Door Accent Cabinet

 

 

So versatile, so chic and so much extra storage space.


 

Dreyer 3-Drawer Chest

 

 

Got a glam look going? Then look no further. Throw in a statement mirror and your entryway will thank you.


 

Warwick 2-Door Wood and Rattan Accent Cabinet

 

 

This rattan cabinet by Target is right on trend, and it is perfectly proportioned for any space. 


 

Industrial Storage Dresser

 

 

Pause for a moment and just think about what you can fill those 15 drawers with — like all your kids' craft and homework stuff with space still left over for you!


 

Phoebe 2-Door Accent Cabinet

 

 

Modern, sleek and just the right size for a snug corner, this midcentury-style cabinet is a design win-win.


 

Desert Moonflower Credenza

 

 

Choose to make a statement with this birch credenza featuring a desert moonflower print by artist Holli Zollinger.


 

Bellamy Credenza

 

 

This wooden patchwork cabinet is a showstopper. Ideal for use as a media center, it includes cord access holes.


 

Tara Cabinet

 

 

This carved boho-style cabinet not only provides loads of storage space, it’s on sale!


 

Wildon Mirror Cabinet

 

 

Ultra luxe and elegantly modern, this mirrored cabinet will immediately dress up any room. Plus, it will entertain the cats.


 

Ermont Display Cabinet

 

 

This clean and contemporary glass-door fronted cabinets lets you show off everything from books to barware to family photographs.


 

Griffith 4-Drawer Accent Chest

 

 

Trés antiquey and expensive looking, there is a timeless quality to this accent cabinet that will never go out of style. Those four roomy storage drawers ain’t so bad either.


 

Windham Accent Cabinet

 

 

Priced right and coming in an array of colors, this little cabinet is a can’t miss.

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