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Ideas For Painted Kitchen Cabinets

One of the biggest makeover jobs that a person will probably ever undertake in their home, is in the kitchen.  And… one of the most expensive items to tackle are the cabinets.  Typically, you have the choice of tearing out the old and bringing in new or going the more frugal route of updating what you have.

Luckily, there is a lot you can do with paint.  Picking out the right color, finish and/or glaze affect will leave you feeling like you have a brand new kitchen!

Here are some fantastic ideas for painted kitchen cabinets that will help to inspire you:

1. Two  Coordinating Paint Colors Cabinets by Young House Love

painted kitchen cabinets

Painted kitchen cabinets by Young House Love

No one says you have to stick with just one paint color!  These two paint colors coordinate perfectly together and are very chic and  soothing to look at.

2.  Gray Painted Cabinets by I Repair Home

gray painted kitchen cabinets

Gray painted kitchen cabinets by I Repair Home

White is extremely popular as a color to paint kitchen cabinets.  Black is gaining in popularity.  But gray… is just a little different.  I really like how the brushed nickel cabinet knobs look against this shade of gray.  Any of the three colors would work in this setting.

3.  Painted and Glazed Kitchen Cabinets by At Home With The Barkers

painted and glazed cabinets

Painted and glazed kitchen cabinets by At Home With The Barkers

I love the combination of paint and glaze for a more aged affect.  It also adds a lot of depth and dimension to the cabinets.  Click on the photo or link for the how to on this technique.

4. Black Painted Kitchen Cabinets by Sifakaoshi

black painted kitchen cabinets

Black painted kitchen cabinets

Here you can see why black has become so popular.  It is a great choice with stainless steel appliances.

5.  Chalk paint, Lacquer and Glaze for Cabinets by Savvy Southern Style

Chalk painted cabinets

Chalk painted cabinets by Savvy Southern Style

Here is a tutorial for using a gorgeous combination of Annie Sloan chalk paint, lacquer and glaze for a look that is full of stylish charm.

I hope you have been inspired!

To complete the look of your painted cabinets, make sure to check out my post on Ten DIY Cabinet Knobs!

Happy Painting!

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