Isn’t it wonderful when an interiors trend also happens to be surprisingly affordable? It’s the reason we’ll never tire of subway tile and painted concrete floors, and also, it happens to be just one of the amazing qualities of today’s material du jour — raw plywood kitchen cabinetry.

We love this look because it feels fresh and modern, and seemingly pairs with an endless array of design styles, stone countertops both subtle and bold, and nearly any paint color you that might be calling to you.

Above all, it’s budget friendly, making this Scandinavian-inspired kitchen trend a quadruple threat in our book. Enjoy 8 examples of plywood cabinets done oh-so-right, below.

Caroline Rowland opted for birch plywood cabinetry in her kitchen overhaul. The before-and-after is incredible!

We love the unexpected colors and distressed wall that Stoner Makes paired with these plywood cabinets.

Clean and modern is the name of the game in this London kitchen.

The emerald walls in this kitchen offer a warm, classic contrast against the custom plywood cabinets and mixed metal details.

The plywood island in Emma O’Meara’s home kitchen provides the perfect balance to her colorful palette, and an anchoring focal point for her mostly white space.

Plywood goes the industrial route in this Helsinki home.

Claire Zinnecker’s maple plywood cabinets were Scandinavian-inspired, and when paired with crisp white walls and countertops, they lighten up the charming kitchen.

The simple cabinets and shelving in Serena Mitnik Miller’s kitchen create a space where her artful collection of housewares can really shine.

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