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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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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How We Painted Our Kitchen Cabinets & Other Renovation Nightmares (Part 1)

We painted our kitchen cabinets nearly three years ago and I swear to you the words “I will never paint a kitchen again” came out of mouth. I’ll walk you through it, tell you what I learned and WHY we now paint them for a living!
Almost three years ago we moved closer to the city, in St. Louis, MO. We moved to an adorable rock house that had been updated over the years but needed some final touches. One of the biggest components needing work was the kitchen!