You may choose to leave the drawer fronts attached.Remove hinges, knobs and pulls from the cabinet doors and drawers.(the decorations in the picture are the previous owners, but the black appliances will be staying).Sent by Annie Editor: Leave your suggestions for Annie in the comments - thanks! He's given me complete decorative freedom over the rest of the house, so it's only fair to comply with this one hideous wish.So, I'm left to try to decorate around the cabinets.
Oak has deep pores, so it requires a liberal amount of stain to ensure it fills and penetrates the wood.However, when choosing a stain color, you must either match the existing color or go darker; you cannot lighten the wood with stain alone.Apply a generous amount of oil-based stain to the oak using a paintbrush.When I decided to diy my kitchen (more on that story here), I crossed paths with a 2008 blog post from “Girl with Aspirin” that was linked up to a garden web forum. Faucet: MOEN Lindley Single Handle Pull-Down Sprayer Kitchen Faucet in Spot Resistant Stainless (8.00) 3. I first rolled on with a small foam roller and then immediately pulled through with the Purdy brush. It also lets some of the wood grain show through, which I liked. and now I will recreate them for you here (I’d share a link but can’t find an active Girl with Aspirin blog). Cabinets: original oak cabinets, painted in Benjamin Moore Bittersweet Chocolate Satin Impervo Alkyd (oil-based) paint 2. Paint the backs of doors and insides of drawers first.