Thursday, December 1, 2016

{The Abode} Kitchen Cabinet Reveal

I'm so excited to share the kitchen cabinet reveal with you guys!  It's been a long time coming and we couldn't be happier.
Here are two "BEFORE" shots from the last time we painted the kitchen.
The cabinets don't look too awful in these photos but they were in pretty bad shape and I was ready to give them a fresh new look.
I didn't take too many photos along the way because we were BUSY painting door after door after door (and the cabinet frames and drawers!). 

We followed the same steps that we did when we recently painted our family room built ins and used Rustoleum Cabinet Transformation kit in Pure White.  This was a much bigger job and required organization, patience and a lot of time.  We drew up a diagram of the kitchen and labeled every door so we'd know where to put them back (all 27 of them-fronts and backs!).
Mr. Click did the inside work and I worked out in the garage on the doors.  I listened to lots of podcasts and some holiday music too.

I took a shot along the way as we were trying the doors out after two coats of paint and one coat of primer, they definitely needed another coat but we were excited at the progress. We also got new hinges which made a huge difference.  The old ones were nasty.  
Here is the finished kitchen, in all of its glory.   We added new polished nickel knobs and handles for a more modern look.
It makes the kitchen feel so much brighter and bigger.
It was worth all of the long days, disruption in the kitchen and sore muscles.
Here's a close up of the knobs and the paint finish.  We went from a two holed pull to a simple knob and filled in the extra holes with wood putty before painting.

We kept our bead board island black and I'm liking the contrast.
A few more shots, because I couldn't stop!

Last one, I promise!
Let's keep in touch!

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Mel said...

It looks fabulous, Heather! I know how much work it was when I did mine, and my kitchen is a fraction of yours. Well done and so worth your hard work.

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hey Heather, it is great to be so handy around the house and you did a wonderful job with the kitchen cabinets. You would never know from the photos that you repainted them! :)

camp and cottage living said...

It look great, so bright! I like the contrast of the black too. Did you brush paint or spray?

Tamar SB said...

So fresh and bright!!

Creations By Cindy said...

Absolutely beautiful Heather! You are so brave! Oh I have been trying to decide whether to paint my cabinets or not! I love my cabinets and truly have always been pleased with the color! I have thought about painting or re-staining. Light? Dark? Oh mercy! I DISLIKE painting but I know that a fresh coat of paint and new handles/or/knobs would make all the difference in the world. Maybe....maybe...Spring time! LOL! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Carla from The River said...

I LOVE IT!! I just love the bright!
Job well done.
I also like listening to pod casts while working on a project.

Jessica @ Barefoot by the Sea said...

Absolutely beautiful Heather! I loved seeing the before and afters, what a difference it makes! It looks like a totally different kitchen to me - well done!!!

Claire Justine said...

Oh wow, you have done a great job Heather, love them in white :) All done nicely for Christmas. Thanks for sharing at the weekend blog hop

Dawn Gross said...

What a project! Well worth it - beautiful kitchen!

Unknown said...

What an amazing job you did, it's just beautiful!
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Laura Everyday Edits said...

featuring a link to your kitchen cabinets Heather this weekend! laura

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