Sheree Collier. Kitchen Cabinets. June 16th , 2018.
A wise choice of proper color and varnishes is all that you need to age kitchen cabinets. Thus the solution to how to antique kitchen cabinet hardware, becomes pretty simple, without actually buying any antique cabinets and appliances. You simply need to make a few changes, which are definitely, very economical. Antique kitchen cabinets do not demand a lot. You do not need to make any changes to your kitchen cabinets, door knobs, or even the kitchen cabinet hinges. However, the look that you are planning to give to your kitchen, should compliment the appearance of the remaining house.
There are many popular colors used to paint kitchen cabinets with. These are usually neutral shades so that they match with any type of kitchen furniture, like a wooden dining table. These colors can be gray, beige, cream, lemon yellow, wooden brown, steel gray, etc. There are other bright colors which are also very popular and are used on a large-scale, for example; blue, green, red, orange, mustard, pink, yellow, etc. Sometimes, the cabinets have glass doors so as to give them a showcase exterior. A stained glass on the doors of these cabinets would look perfectly classy for a modern kitchen.
As mentioned earlier, you can create a combination of colors in cabinets if you find black too overpowering, even within the contemporary design framework. Use colors such as gray and white, perhaps, with a dash of red to create the perfect combination. The combination can also be attained in terms of such black furniture pieces and white flooring, and perhaps, red chairs at your breakfast table. Also, use a bright backsplash to complete this look. As overdone as you may find this color combination, nothing speaks contemporary better than this one.
Today's kitchens are decorated with a great taste. Beautiful themes are implemented throughout the kitchen. There are several styles, patterns, and materials of cabinets to choose from. If you are confused about which style you should go for, you can opt for a combination of styles. Different styles blend well together, particularly in a large kitchen. You can get your cabinet from a home improvement store, or you can get it custom-made as per your taste. Custom designs allow you to implement innovative and unconventional styles.
An acrylic water based glaze is the best option for an already painted kitchen cabinet. If your cabinet has not been painted in recent times, then you can choose an oil based glaze, instead of the water based one. Crackle painting and faux painting are among the other options that you can use to give your kitchen an antique look. For crackle painting your kitchen cabinets, you need two colors of latex paint and a crackle glaze. Apply the base color to your kitchen cabinets after they have been cleaned thoroughly and allow it to dry. A thick coat of crackle paint is then applied on the base color. The top color is finally applied on the crackle paint.
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