Asked on May 20, 2017

I want to paint my oak kitchen cupboards. What is the best way?

C.B.Hillela G.

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My kitchen is a small galley with BLACK granite countertops. Dark! I have read about chalk paint, but I was very interested in using Deco Art Satin Enamel paints because there is so little prep. Simple is better for me because I am disabled. I would appreciate any advise. Thank you!

2 answers
  • Hillela G.
    on May 21, 2017

    You can also give chalkpaint a try- you don't need to sand or prime with it and it comes out great! Good luck!
  • C.B.
    on May 25, 2017

    If your cupboards are dark as well, you may want to just sand them & put on a clear sealer instead of painting them or even apply a semi-transparent stain ['white wash'] that will still allow the wood grain to come through, but will lighten it up considerably. Maybe there is someone in the neighborhood or a friend that can help you with your project.
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