Updating kitchen cabinetry
In my kitchen, I was able to replace one set with shelves, and swap out the cabinet on the other side to allow the window some breathing room.
If you’re still not digging the idea of so much wood in the kitchen, look for easy ways to tone it down.
oak or wood cabinets need not be removed or painted.
They are trending back in, and that makes it so much easier to update the kitchen without a complete overhaul on your cabinets.
” Then keep those in mind while reading down this list.
My kitchen was dark, and even though the window was small, its size was diminished further by being flanked so closely with the wood cabinets.
But in short, it’s easy (no sanding or top coat), it makes your cabinets look and feel new and clean, and it brought out the natural woodgrain. Find something modern – like some statement-making square bar pulls and go for it. Ok, so maybe you don’t need to replace the cabinets, but if you have a laminate countertop with a matching 4 inch backsplash, it IS going to be hard to bring your cabinets out of the 90s. Sometimes, with labor, laminate be almost as expensive as solid surface or stone, so go shopping without preconceived notions.
Oh and one container costs about – I did the whole kitchen, the stair railings, shelves, and I still have a good amount leftover. Find something simple with minimal action, and don’t even think about adding a matching backsplash!
Take note of all the materials, lighting, and details that, when taken in together, read “Dated!If you do have a window, make sure it’s getting its due.