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Kitchen cabinet updating ideas

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Adding trim to cabinet doors has obviously been done before.

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However, the current little backsplash is integrated into the laminate countertop, which means that it can’t be removed without removing the entire countertop, and it’s my personal pet peeve to have a backsplash that doesn’t go the whole way down to the countertop. ) We’re not able to replace the countertop, so that means no backsplash either! There’s still a little more left to do in this room, but all of the major projects are DONE!COST: Sanders & sandpaper: $0 (already owned) Yardsticks (36): $25 Black spray paint: $5 Primer: $21 White paint: $30 Tan paint: $27 Polycrylic: $0 (already owned) TOTAL: $108 Not bad for the difference that these updates made!Liquid Nail is a great product because it’s strong and will last.If you won’t be painting over the doors completely, remember to stain or paint the trim to match before attaching it to the cabinets.There are many benefits to using chalk paint over latex or another type of paint on your kitchen cabinets.

First of all, in many instances you simply need to clean the surfaces and apply one coat.

If you love to DIY, chances are…you love to save money. Instead of ripping out the old and buying new ones, why not update the ones you have?

For the next several weeks, I will be sharing with you ways to update things without replacing or spending a fortune. Whether you add trim to the doors or paint your cabinets, you can get a great look without spending a lot of money.

I wouldn’t do it if our fridge was newer, but since it’s not terribly precious, I’m going to go ahead with it.

Phil’s on board, I think it’s a fun addition that will break up all the white.

The room was already looking worlds better, thanks to projects like the fresh white paint, wood floors, painting a bright red door, and raising the old header over the sink and adding a new pendant light & rugs.