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From the Forums: How to Create an Antique Finish on Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by: on December 14th, 2012 | Make A Comment

A kitchen cabinet door antique finish demonstration

 

Giving your cabinets a makeover is a sure fire way to renew and refresh the look of your kitchen. The Home Depot associates who answer questions on our online How-To Community Forums have recommended the Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations Kit as a surprisingly easy and cost-effective way to make your cabinets look new again. We’ve even seen some before and after photos a reader posted on the Forums showing off her spectacular kitchen re-do using the Cabinet Transformations Kit.

Recently, a regular contributor to the Forums who posts under the handle ordjen described how he departs from the official instructions on the box to create his own antique cabinet finish.

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How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets With a White Faux Finish

Posted by: on December 23rd, 2011 | 3 Comments
Refinishing Cabinets with a Faux White Finish

From Home Re-Design Kaleidoscope

White cabinets were among the hot kitchen design trends of 2011. This trend shows signs of continuing well into 2012 as more modern and simplistic kitchen décor becomes the norm. Forum community member NancyL18 is among those who’ve added refinishing cabinets to their project lists. Her project hit a snag and store associate PatInPaint stepped in with the solution.

NancyL18 wanted cabinets that looked almost white with a little of the wood grain showing through. She spent hours de-glossing and sanding, taking her time so she wouldn’t have to repeat the process. When she’d finished the glazing process, she was excited to see her cabinet doors and drawers turned out perfect. However, her excitement quickly turned to disappointment and frustration when her kitchen cabinets turned out a dirty gray … definitely not how she planned it!

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