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Painting Techniques for Kitchen Cabinets

The home is the place where any individual spends the maximum time and the time he spends here is very important as it is here one can relax and rejuvenate completely. Everybody likes to make improvements to their house and one place where one always wants to add things and make changes is the kitchen. The kitchen is that room or place in the house, where everybody spends time and the kitchen should be attractive and should also be kept hygienic.

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A great way to change the way the kitchen looks or to make it very attractive is by painting the kitchen cabinets. If the cabinets in the kitchen are painted properly and effectively they can create a beautiful look in the kitchen. There are various reasons why one should paint the kitchen cabinets and the main ones are that they help in creating a beautiful look and they also keep the surface clean and make the kitchen hygienic for all. One can use various techniques and ideas for painting the kitchen cabinets.

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Though there are many ideas which one can use to paint the kitchen cabinets but what one must keep in mind is that all the cabinets must look very simple as a simple kitchen always looks nice and fresh. The cabinets should be painted in a color that blends well with the wall colors. The cabinets can be painted in a dark color if the wall is light or if one has bright colored walls, then the cabinet can be painted in a pastel sheet.

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One can use shapes and themes also on the cupboard walls and paint the kitchen cabinets to create a new look. One can also use various decorative painting techniques also so that they are able to add a different look to the kitchen cabinets. To create an antique look one can use the strie painting technique. There are many people who like to give an aged look to the kitchen cabinets and for this one should use the crackling theme. In this theme the paint appears in cracks. Sponge painting is another option that one has to paint the kitchen cabinets where one can use two complementary colors. To add a touch of color or create a stained look, one can use the stenciling technique which creates a beautiful look in the kitchen and one can use the colors as per their choice.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on December 10, 2010

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Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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