BEFORE and AFTER photos of 1970’s Furniture Cabinet

Love the 1970’s?  Absolutely!….Well, maybe not the furniture. This 1970’s cabinet gained my attention in our local Thrift Store.  Size wise, it was perfect for my foyer.  Large enough for a lamp, but narrow enough not to get in the way of foot traffic.  One problem… it looked like it was from the 1970’s.   […]

How To Paint Kitchen Cabinets Using Chalk & Clay Based Paint – The Finish

You can get up-to-date on the Series progression from start to finish, by clicking the links below: How to Update Your Kitchen for less than $200 How to Paint Cabinets Using Chalk Clay Based Paint – The Prep How to Paint Cabinets Using Chalk Clay Based Paint – The Painting Almost done!  All you want […]

How To Paint Cabinets Using Chalk & Clay Based Paint – The Painting

This is the 2nd Step in my How To Paint Cabinets Series.  Please click here to review Step 1 – The Prep Now that you have completed the first step (The Prep), it is now time to begin the fun part of the project…. The Painting. For this project, I used Country Chic Paint All-in-One […]

How to Paint Cabinets using Chalk Clay Based Paint – The Prep

The trick to painting cabinets (kitchen, bath or furniture) is to prep your project.  I recommend the first thing you do, is to take BEFORE photos!  You will appreciate your hard work and the transformation even more! Step by Step Instruction for Preparing to paint: Clean it, using a Degreaser (Dawn Dish Detergent works well). […]

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets using Country Chic All-In-One Paint

How many times have you walked into your kitchen and thought, I NEED  NEW Kitchen Cabinets!!!  Oh, but the costs!  If you go the Remodel Contractor route, you will quickly find the costs are overwhelmingly high.  I’m not sure which is worse; the out of pocket expense of new cabinets or the weeks/months of renovations […]

How to Update Kitchen for less than $200

    My challenge was to update the look of this Rental Home’s kitchen for less than $200.  Possible?  Yes. Kitchen Challenge:  20 year old Builder Grade kitchen cabinets.  These kitchen cabinets were in average condition.  The upper cabinets were in better condition than the lower ones.  Years of hard living were evident when I […]