Formica kitchen cupboards painted over.

by Bjorkfansoph
I've hated my formica kitchen cupboards for a few years now and i've finally changed them this past year,here how I did it: Before pic:
Formica kitchen cupboards painted over.
Step 1. Get this special kind of Primer called "UMA" for hard to paint over surfaces.
UMA Primer
Step 2. Wash your cabients, especially if they are greasy. Unhook all hard to paint doors that you can't reach and lay 'em down somewhere. I had to run my cat off a few times or pet hair end up in the primer...

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Painting over pressboard: Yeay or nay?

by Inky R

We have cupboards made of what I think is pressboard. They are very plain, look like wood, but actually aren't. I am interested in painting the cupboards as well as the wood boarder around the counters.

Does anyone have experience with this? Is there a good way and/or a bad way (to avoid)?

 

I am trying to avoid further tackiness, but the pressboard look is just killing me. I'd like them to look more modern without having to replace them (yet...

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Don't Toss Those Vintage Kitchen Cabinets

by Vintage Swank
The first place most people start renovating in their homes is the kitchen. More often than not the old kitchen cabinets are tossed aside for more modern ones. In our own home we utilized a small section of vintage metal 50s cabinets as furniture in our modern baby room. Baby’s need style too!

Don't Toss Those Vintage Kitchen Cabinets
 

We took the overhead cabinet and mounted it to the wall to server as a storage unit for sheets and all the things baby needs, since they seem to need...

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