Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen Cabinet Door Accessories and Components Dive into the range of available kitchen cabinet door accessories and components, and create a kitchen with style to spare. Kitchen Cabinet Components Get the information you need on the different components and accessories available for custom kitchen cabinets. Distressed and Antiqued Kitchen Cabinets Add cottage-style charm to white painted cabinets by distressing then applying antiquing glaze. This quick and easy project will give builder basic cabinets a custom look in no time. Distressed Kitchen Cabinets Get all the info you need on distressed kitchen cabinets, and create a welcoming and casually chic design in your kitchen. Small Space Solutions for Kitchens and Living Rooms 19 Photos Maximum Home Value Kitchen Projects: Cabinets and Hardware Follow these style and trend tips to update—and make buyers fall in love with—your kitchen. Kitchen Cabinet Prices Get all the info you’ll need on common kitchen cabinet pricing tiers. Kitchen Cabinet Choices 9 Photos 5 Steps to Distressed Wood Cabinets Add an easy, distressed finish to a cabinet door with wax and paint. Kitchen Cabinet Styles and Trends 12 Photos
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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

There are many ways you can achieve a distressed look for your cabinets, depending on how “distressed” you want them to come across. If you simply want your cabinets to lose the brand-new look, try creating something that’s just a little worn around the edges through well-placed layers of paint, followed by strategic sanding in places that would naturally be rubbed and worn over time, and then finished off with a protective seal at the end. This is especially effective with black cabinets.
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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

The inspiration behind my decision to distress my kitchen cabinets came from this article. I fell in love with that French inspired kitchen and decided I needed a little of that in my life s’il vous plait! We inherited black granite counter tops and painted white cabinets from the previous owners, so we weren’t too far off of the inspiration kitchen. All I needed to do was distress the cabinets to achieve the look. It wasn’t a difficult task but it was time consuming. Here’s a recap of the process. 1. Remove all of the cabinet hardware. 2. Sand the cabinets with a sanding block. Yeah, you break your ankle around here and I put you to work
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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

Hi, I have a question. Great article, BTW! I bought my home 15 months a go. Our kitchen cabinets were regular wood tone with some sort of shiny varnish on them. Not sure what type of wood.. maybe pine or white oak? Anyway, my favorite style of decorating is shabby chic, French farmhouse and beach cottage.. so I wasn't happy with the wood cabinets. My husband and I spent a week painting them white. We just used a plain stark white semi-gloss paint. I prefer matte paint for furniture, but figured that semi-gloss latex paint would be easier to clean grease and dirty finger prints off of. We didn't sand the varnish off of the cabinets before painting.. we just painted. It's been about a year and they've held up fine. We didn't add a topcoat of anything over the paint, either. Just two coats of white paint. I want to use antiquing glaze on them. Can I? Will that work on my cabinets? Will it go through the paint and the previous varnish beneath the paint and into the wood? I've never heard of it before so not sure how it works. I also want to sand my cabinets to distress them lightly in the raised areas. Just to make it more chippy. Would I do that before or after the antique glaze? Any suggestions would be helpful! My email is Megan.Photographs@yahoo.com. Thank you so much!
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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

4. Bust out the antiquing glaze. I did not actually “distress” my cabinets. These cabinets have a wood grain. I knew the glaze would get into the grain, so I decided that alone would give them enough of a distressed look. I could have used a small nail to scratch up the doors and drawers in places. However these cabinets are over 20 years old, so they were already worn (dented/nicked/scratched) in places. The antiquing glaze was all I needed to achieve the look I was after for my kitchen.
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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

For a look that is a little more extreme, try hitting the cabinets with hammers and chains or denting them with a nail or an equally hard tool. This, along with sanding to reveal the various colors or wood underneath in seemingly random spots, works to age your cabinets as well by making them look as though the paint has worn over time. Just be sure to hit them gently so as not to actually destroy them, and only strike them in random places. Too much distress and you’ll just make your kitchen cabinets look shabby (and not in the intentionally cool, chic way).
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Black Distressed Kitchen Cabinets

Replace Cabinets Replacing the kitchen cabinets offers a great opportunity to customize them based on your lifestyle. This built-in hutch and buffet, designed by Beth Haley, provides an attractive space for displaying treasured dishware in the glass-front cabinets while the countertop below can be used as a buffet when entertaining.
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You can use an antique glaze rubbed all over and then sealed, or try several layers of varying paint that’s then battered and sanded. You can distress every surface or only wear down the corners and raised surfaces that would be likely to get the most traffic. A distressed finish looks good with any color depending on the look you’re trying to achieve, but black and white tend to be the most popular. Blue works really well for a worn country look, and white works best for an antique traditional look. Black and red are great for an in-between transitional look that bridges the classic with contemporary and modern. This is a fun and easy project, and it’s inexpensive to pull off, even for a DIY dabbler not used to tackling major projects.
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Replacing the kitchen cabinets offers a great opportunity to customize them based on your lifestyle. This built-in hutch and buffet, designed by Beth Haley, provides an attractive space for displaying treasured dishware in the glass-front cabinets while the countertop below can be used as a buffet when entertaining.
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Paint Cabinets Painting your existing cabinets is an inexpensive update that even a newbie DIYer can handle. Some sandpaper, paintbrushes and a few gallons of primer and paint are all you need to give your kitchen a fresh, new look. Design by Beth Haley
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If your budget allows, a complete kitchen remodel is the way to go. New flooring, electrical, cabinets and plumbing allows the opportunity to create a more functional layout. Although it can be costly, removing walls separating the kitchen from adjacent living spaces is a popular option for those desiring an open floor plan. Design by Gail Drury.

Total Remodel If your budget allows, a complete kitchen remodel is the way to go. New flooring, electrical, cabinets and plumbing allows the opportunity to create a more functional layout. Although it can be costly, removing walls separating the kitchen from adjacent living spaces is a popular option for those desiring an open floor plan. Design by Gail Drury. From: Drury Design
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If your budget allows, a complete kitchen remodel is the way to go. New flooring, electrical, cabinets and plumbing allows the opportunity to create a more functional layout. Although it can be costly, removing walls separating the kitchen from adjacent living spaces is a popular option for those desiring an open floor plan. Design by Gail Drury. From: Drury Design
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Love the black cabinets, Patty! I didn’t do mine in black, used English Brown instead but am thinking of a change. I covered up our heavy grain with burlap, everyone likes that part. Gorgeous post!
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Painting your existing cabinets is an inexpensive update that even a newbie DIYer can handle. Some sandpaper, paintbrushes and a few gallons of primer and paint are all you need to give your kitchen a fresh, new look. Design by Beth Haley