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Tips for Painting Kitchen Cabinets

  1. Laura@JourneyChic

    January 6th, 2010 at 5:33 pm

    Wow – the kitchen looks a million times better! Great step-by-step tips, too. Awesome job!

  2. Erika @ BluLabel Bungalow

    January 6th, 2010 at 5:45 pm

    Wow, what an undertaking! Great tutorial.

  3. tiffany

    January 6th, 2010 at 5:46 pm

    Thanks for all the tips! The kitchen looks wonderful and was certainly worth all the time you spent making it beautiful. Now I just need to find an outdated kitchen to revamp!

  4. One Love

    January 6th, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    Thanks for the tips! The after look amazing! I was totally cracking up because I to get paint EVERYWHERE!!!!!!

  5. Miss Wendy

    January 6th, 2010 at 6:16 pm

    Anytime you take a on a project like that there is always an element of "what if this doesn't work". Just trust yourself and look what you get- fabulous!
    That trick Jon used was smart! I also appreciate the tip on the paint remover… I also get paint everywhere.

  6. Geezees Custom Canvas Art

    January 6th, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    Thanks for the awesome tips…your kitchen looks AMAZING!!!

  7. ~Chandelier No. 4~

    January 6th, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    Great follow-up post. Thanks!


  8. Meredith

    January 6th, 2010 at 7:25 pm

    That looks great!! You did a really nice job!!! Thanks for the info!!

  9. Anonymous

    January 6th, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    ew paid 2,000 several years ago..the guy made a mess and took 2 months…they need re-doing…sooooooooooooooooooooo not having another 2,000…maybe…
    but please tell…did you brush? roll? what type of paint? a finish coat? I can't even image doing this…but but but…… maybe?


  10. Jami

    January 6th, 2010 at 8:18 pm

    Fantastic! A little paint can go a LONG way! I bet your mom is loving it and is so happy! Nice work Camilla!I always love seeing your projects!

  11. I am Stacey...

    January 6th, 2010 at 9:00 pm

    I'm very impressed by this! You did a great job on such a tight budget.

  12. Breeanna

    January 6th, 2010 at 11:58 pm

    Never thought of putting Caulk in the spots above the cabinets! Good idea and great work.


  13. Diane

    January 7th, 2010 at 1:41 am

    It looks beautiful…what an awesome job. Love the way you walked us through the whole process.

  14. D Gotlib

    January 7th, 2010 at 2:20 am

    Beautiful job! Bravo!

  15. Rebecca

    January 7th, 2010 at 6:29 am

    I am so glad I found this post. I am going to paint our kitchen cabinets this year and reading this was super helpful!

  16. Tina

    January 7th, 2010 at 11:19 am

    The kitchen looks fantastic! I love that knob template /gadget, what a great idea!! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful tips 🙂 You did a great job, I bet your Mum is thrilled with the result 🙂

  17. nkp

    January 7th, 2010 at 1:04 pm

    Excellent advice. Thanks Camila. I plan on saving these two posts in my hope-to-do-very-soon file.

  18. pve design

    January 7th, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Great tips!
    You and hubby make a great team.

  19. paula

    January 7th, 2010 at 2:29 pm

    I am so saving this tutorial. The hubby is currently "thinking about it". I guess at some point he said that I said no more projects for a while, but that doesn't seem like something I would ever say, ha!

  20. Nikki

    January 7th, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    Looks fantastic! We did our cabinets a year ago, they were nice dark wood ones, but dated and no one else wanted me to paint them. We have a small house though, so white cabinets definitely brighton the place up. Lots of work, but definitely worth it!

  21. Christen

    January 7th, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    Great tips! If I didn't rent I would be doing this this weekend – Lord knows my kitchen needs it!

  22. Kati @ Obscured Flair-

    January 8th, 2010 at 12:42 am

    thank you for the guided step-by-steps! I had no clue that Ikea made the hardware plastic hole thingy! I love what you did to the kitchen!

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    January 25th, 2010 at 7:24 am

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  24. leenapaul

    July 6th, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    Kitchen cabinets are something you use every day, yet you probably never take the time to appreciate them. They seem simple enough, but there is actually more than plenty involved behind the scenes. There are many things to consider regarding Discount Cabinets refacing, cabinets materials, finishes, door designs, and even information on hardware.

  25. Yashila

    August 28th, 2010 at 7:08 am

    Woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow /Hey thanks man!! you are so good. I think this the perfect work.
    Kitchen Cabinets

  26. Cheyenne

    September 18th, 2010 at 5:10 pm

    I found your blog through google, and have read this post in detail. I appreciate all the little steps you've put in. We are thinking about painting our cabinets and I'm SCARED…

    This has helped piles! Thanks!

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