What to look for when painting kitchen cabinets

cracking kitchen cabinets

I have a lot of pet peeves when it comes to kitchen cabinets. Okay, maybe in general. But I have one in particular that drives me up a wall. I posted a picture on facebook¬†this morning to see if anyone could find the problem and I think I almost started a riot by not divulging right away! If you are here from facebook and can’t read another word without knowing the answer….keep scrolling!

I think all too often, us DIY’ers and even professionals assume that because something happens or because something is…

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Bold Kitchens for 2016

kitchen transformation

2016 is off to the races and we have clients going bold! Bold kitchens are making a comeback. Some of you may remember that I created a winning color for the 2015 General Finishes paint contest, called Galapagos Blue. Why Galapagos Blue? Because its teal and Galapagos is super fun to say. That’s why ūüôā
Anyway, I thought I would share where some of our clients heads are at. Classic kitchens are always fun but so are pops of color and I love being brave! I love it even more when clients want their kitchens to be a…

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Kitchen Cabinet Pro Mistakes

I get questions from my out of staters all the time regarding hiring their kitchen out. Here are some tidbits you may find helpful. This is not a how-to but kind of an insiders scoop on some things to pay attention to.
I have painted a lot of kitchens. A lot. I have painted a lot of furniture too. I have painted enough of both to know there is a HUGE difference. The first time I painted a kitchen (my own) I sat at Quizzno’s telling one of my best friends…

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Kitchen Cabinets- Tips and lessons Learned (Part 3)

This is part 3 from our kitchen renovation series.
See part 1 and part 2 for all the details!
So, after 5 weeks of painting my own cabinets and after 3 years of painting furniture professionally and after opening our business to kitchen cabinets late last year after extensive research….I should have learned a few tricks, right?
Yes, of course! I am always surprised at how every kitchen has a little something new. We are…

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Steps to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets! (Part 2)

To read about our other kitchen renovations, see Part 1 of this series! You can find us on facebook too!

Once it was time to get to the cabinets here is what we did! This is from back in the day, before Rescued Furnishings, when were¬†DIY’ing it! You may remember from Part 1, this was nearly three years ago so we have learned a lot since then which we will discuss! Here are the steps we followed when painting our cabinets!

1) Remove cabinet doors and…

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Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets!

Selling your home? Just bought a home?? Just need an update?
Rescued Furnishings now offers CUSTOM kitchen painting!
If you have REAL wood cabinets or have priced REAL wood cabinets you know that REAL wood starts for a very small kitchen at about $12,000. It very quickly can climb up with semi-decent quality to well over $20,000 and for a large kitchen with good quality you can EASILY be over $60,000. Often these prices can be for nothing fancy and really simple. With us, you will truly get a custom look for much less money.
I know…

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