Stripping Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen is the heart and soul of any home. Even if you do not spend much time in there, it is often the most relaxing place to be. However, it is only so if is clean and beautifully decorated. Redecorating your kitchen should happen once every few years to give it a face-lift, but it need not be as expensive as you think.

You do not have to replace the fixtures and fittings whenever you paint the wall a different colour or decide that you no longer like the design that you chose for them. Instead, it is easy enough to actual strip the kitchen cabinets and refinish tem yourself. Stripping kitchen cabinets costs very little and so you can spend the money you save by redecorating another part of your home.

Decorating a Kitchen Window

Kitchen Window with SunflowerThere are kitchens all over the world that are warm and welcoming because they are beautifully decorated. The cabinets are rich, the atmosphere is inviting and the layout is spacious and appealing. However, there is usually one area of every kitchen that is left undecorated and so stands out against the rest of the décor.

Building Kitchen Drawers

Kitchen DrawersPurchasing a new kitchen is extremely costly these days. It costs thousands just to get the sideboard in place, let alone the cabinets and the drawers. However, the latter two are absolutely essential because they provide the storage space you need for all your cookery utensils, crockery and other items relevant to the role of your kitchen within your home. However, you can save money and exercise your DIY skills by building kitchen drawers and cabinets yourself.

Installing Glass Tile Backsplash

Glass Tile for BacksplashIf you want your bathroom or kitchen to have a new, elegant look you will want to install a glass tile backsplash.

Not only does installing a glass tile backsplash help to add character to the style of the room, but it will also be a great weekend project for the do it yourself homeowner. This project will take about a weekend to complete.

The Materials You Need

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Staining

DIY kitchen cabinet staining is the perfect way to update the look and feel of your kitchen without getting a complete kitchen remodel. Many people find that changing the look of their kitchen cabinets, adding a few other details, and using the best features of the kitchen that are already present can make it look like a new room.

Materials That You Need

Before you get started, you will want to gather up all of the tools and materials that you will need to complete the project. You will need painter’s tape, paint brushes, a sander, new hardware, a drill, and stain. You can also use paint instead of stain, depending on what kind of look you are going for.

Preparing the Cabinets