I first sanded the cabinets to remove some of the gloss and to scuff them up a bit so the primer would adhere better. I then used the same process as the beadboard, one coat primer and three coats paint. Since we were going for a bright white kitchen, I opted for the same paint color for the walls, trim and cabinets. I used Snow Fall by Behr. I am a big fan of the Eggshell finish for walls. However, for the trim and cabinets, I went with the Satin finish which I feel is a bit easier to wipe…
Foam Crown Moulding - It's so easy. Completed Job Pictures
1. Starting at the top, I have ‘old white’ with just a coat of clear wax 2. One coat of clear wax and then a coat of dark wax, rubbed off. 3. One coat of ‘granite’ (ASCP granite) glaze finish (Martha Stewart’s antiquing glaze) 4. Dry brushed ‘french linen’ over old white
Smart Wall Paint is the dry erase board version of Chalkboard Wall Paint. Brush it on any smooth surface and one coat later you'll have a functional whiteboard for office, school, or home use. Smart Wall Paint kits come in 3 different sizes of
My DIY fireplace makeover. Step one: Scrub the entire fireplace (it had a lot of soot) Used equal parts vinegar & water and a rag. Step two: Mix equal parts of white latex paint and water. Step three: Paint! Brush on paint and wipe off excess. Did mostly one coat (two on some darker bricks) Last Step: Painted inside with heat resistant black paint. This should have been the first step, but I protected the brick well and it worked. Done!!!
Restoration Hardware Look Cupboard from Lilyfield Life Paint with two solid coats of ASCP French Linen. (you possibly could just do one coat but I always like full opacity). Once the paint was fully dry, Annie suggests you mix equal parts of grey and white and then water down with water until the paint flows freely and is a little translucent.