Start Updating knotty pine kitchen cabinets

Updating knotty pine kitchen cabinets

If you've been around long, you know I'm a big fan of both dramatic budget-minded makeovers and white kitchens. Ashley was working with a very dated knotty pine kitchen — I mean, knotty pine cabinets, knotty pine paneling, there was a LOT going on in that old home!

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Read Full Story Even with a limited budget and time frame, a major overhaul can be done on a dated kitchen.

Options to consider include gold gilding, for an elegant effect, creating a crackled paint surface for a chic modern twist on vintage decor, or distressing by painting and then selectively sanding away portions of paint at edges.

For a client who owns a company that manufacturers steel scales, Hufft Projects designed cabinetry that would reflect his business and his life.

This kitchen was designed to accommodate an enthusiastic cook and entertainer who wanted a contemporary feel that would not be at odds with her colonial townhouse.

To create this look, NVS Remodeling & Design used frameless Dura Supreme Cabinetry in maple, painting the perimeter units in a creamy white and the island in a surprising splash of yellow (Sherwin Williams Butterfield with Espresso glaze).

To meet the twin needs of this particular project, Ball chose cabinets in a traditional raised-panel style, but gave them a fresh look with a trendy color: Behr's Dark Granite, in a rich semi-gloss finish.