Updating Honey Oak Cabinets Without Paint
How to Update Oak Cabinets Without Painting Them. Painting our oak cabinets wasn't an option because it's costly and time-consuming. I considered liming them with wax, but after a ride on the trolley, I decided to embrace them.
Blame it on the '80s, but lots of homes have honey-colored oak cabinets. It's a shame to see them pulled out, but what are contemporary dwellers to do if they aren't keen on the country kitchen look? Painting, of course, is always an option but here's another: liming. Unlike paint, liming cabinets (using something like this liming wax from Briwax) lets some of the wood grain show
Updating a kitchen and cabinets without painting them. In the era of Pinterest perfection, it seems we're all striving more than ever for a picture perfect home. If painting cabinets white and updating countertops and a new backsplash aren't in the budget or your husband refuses to paint perfectly good oak cabinets, you're not alone.
A great and easy way to update the 80's oak cabinets themselves is to update your hardware! Discard the white or golden handles that usually come with a 90's honey oak cabinet. Swap them for a dark or black hardware to compliment your backsplash. This adds a rustic quality, and works particularly well with a dark granite.
My oak kitchen cabinets will be painted white, my appliances are white and I crave sunny yellow green. And this year finally and hopefully, new floors throughout my home will happen. I have some oak and some knotty pine pieces and some painting will probably be required and Jan's project is very inspirational. Floor color is still an issue
Updating oak kitchen cabinets before and after might be the type of inspirations that you are looking for right now. If that is so, it seems you face a situation in which the existing oak cabinets you have at home are outdated. Read this post further to find the 11 attractive inspirations that you can use in your next project.