Updating old kitchen cabinets

Here are 10 ways to breathe life into old cabinetry and update your home at the same time!1.) Paint cabinets: Consider painting old cabinets with a fresh coat of paint in a quality semi or high gloss paint.(Spoiler: nnnnnoootttt.) My sisters & I were outside tackling the cabinet doors.

All it would take was a quick sanding down with an orbital sander to remove the numbers, right?Paint in general is easiest and least expensive way to transform a kitchen.Look for a rich, yet calming shade that allow you to relax in your space.Try to avoid anything that’s too extreme, as there’s already a lot of activity going on in the kitchen and you don’t want it to seem even busier.And always opt for a high-quality paint to ensure a durable finish.Choose modern metals such as brushed chrome, nickel, copper or stainless steel hardware.Styles range from minimalistic, thin door pulls to more intricate and curvy oblong knobs.3.) Add crown molding: If your kitchen cabinets are in good condition, but just need an upscale look add wood details like crown molding and dentils."I've seen people use hardware that looks like forks and spoons or mini chickens.Those options are fun, but they get old fast," Scott warns.2. Kristy Kropat, an interior designer based in San Francisco, recently moved into a new home, but she didn't love the kitchen.If your cupboards are a bit dated, in terms of style and or colour, why not consider just replacing the doors if the framework is still in good shape?There are a host of companies that specialise in providing replacement doors.