From green to a dream- our kitchen cabinets get painted!


We needed to get rid of the green wood cabinets, so bad!
Painting the walls was step one.
Bye bye pee yellow and nearly the right color, hello proper color.
There we go!
Now, the green can be fixed, with a little bit of white!
looking better already!
Doors are next on the list.
Then Drawers!
So much closer!
Frames are the easy part!
Ahhh, so much better!
We opted to paint the trim around the windows to match the wall for two reasons: There just wasn't enough space between it and the cabinets to have it be white, and the trim around the two windows was different on each (new vs old).

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1 question
  • Joe9717934
    on Aug 8, 2016

    What kind of paint ...my cabinet is from 1993 the front it has white laminate and a light walnut . .

    • Christopher U
      on Aug 8, 2016

      Our cabinets were not Laminate, they were plywood and therefore no special prep/paint was needed to get the paint to stick. We used Behr PREMIUM PLUS paint after 2 coats of primer after a light sanding to get everything ready.

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  • Marion Nesbitt
    on May 7, 2014

    Nice improvement. Tight space or not, the white window trim in the first pictures brightened the space over the sink.

  • Debbie A
    on May 30, 2014

    I am curious as well about how much sanding was involved, what type of paint etc.?

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