The Mother/Daughter Lifestyle Blog | Glazed kitchen cabinets, Antique kitchen cabinets, Diy kitchen cabinets

A mother/daughter duo, team up to write a lively blog about their homes, decorating, food, fun, and their world-wide travels.

A mother/daughter duo, team up to write a lively blog about their homes, decorating, food, fun, and their world-wide travels.


A Better Alternative To Chalk Paint (Best Type of Paint for Wood Furniture)

The Best Alternative to Chalk Paint – SO much cheaper & easier!  This furniture paint is easy to use and the tutorial shows techniques and unlimited color options.  The tutorial also shows how to chalk paint with dark wax alternative and how to use Valspar clear mixing glaze.  These alternatives to wax for chalk paint, are budget-friendly and so easy.  I used this same recipe for my kitchen cabinets! #anniesloan #easydiy

The Best Alternative to Chalk Paint – SO much cheaper & easier! This furniture paint is easy to use and the tutorial shows techniques and unlimited color options. The tutorial also shows how to chalk paint with dark wax alternative and how to use Valspar clear mixing glaze. These alternatives to wax for chalk paint, are budget-friendly and so easy. I used this same recipe for my kitchen cabinets! #anniesloan #easydiy

Want a better alternative to chalk paint that is easier, faster and MUCH cheaper? In this tutorial, I share the best type of paint for wood furniture.


How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

refinished kitchen cabinets - how to make them look aged with a simple glaze treatment

refinished kitchen cabinets - how to make them look aged with a simple glaze treatment

Learn a budget-friendly way to update your kitchen cabinets with paint and a simple glaze treatment on HGTV.com.


GlazingTheCabinets.  Valspar’s Antiquing Glaze and it turned out exactly the way I wanted!  Using a paint brush, we wiped the glaze onto the face of the cabinet.  The instructions say that the glaze is workable for 15 minutes so leave it on longer for a more distressed look.  Again, I wanted subtle so as soon as the entire cabinet was painted with the glaze, we wiped it off with a dry towel.  If certain areas were too dark, we used a damp cloth to wipe those areas.

GlazingTheCabinets. Valspar’s Antiquing Glaze and it turned out exactly the way I wanted! Using a paint brush, we wiped the glaze onto the face of the cabinet. The instructions say that the glaze is workable for 15 minutes so leave it on longer for a more distressed look. Again, I wanted subtle so as soon as the entire cabinet was painted with the glaze, we wiped it off with a dry towel. If certain areas were too dark, we used a damp cloth to wipe those areas.


General Finishes Gel Stain, Java

LOVE! After a disaster with

LOVE! After a disaster with "Polyshades" I found my new best friend- java gel stain. I refinished my kitchen cupboards, several end tables, a crate and even a laminated dresser. Love this stuff!


Kitchen Design - Stellar Interior Design - Home Decor


A good plan will help guide you on a direction and give the overall look and feel of the kitchen design you want. Here are some kitchen color stories to get you started.


porchswings n' honeysuckle: Paint and Glaze Cabinet Tutorial; fun blog with great tips

porchswings n' honeysuckle: Paint and Glaze Cabinet Tutorial; fun blog with great tips


Popular Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors

cabinetpaintcolors // kitchen cabinet colors  #kitchencabinet #painted #cabinets #paintcolors

cabinetpaintcolors // kitchen cabinet colors #kitchencabinet #painted #cabinets #paintcolors

Painting your kitchen cabinets is a budget-friendly way to update your kitchen. Consider using one of these popular kitchen cabinet paint colors to complete the transformation.


How to Glaze Cabinets Correctly - Painted Furniture Ideas

How to Glaze Cabinets Correctly - Painted Furniture Ideas

How to Glaze Cabinets Correctly - Painted Furniture Ideas

Give your kitchen a whole new look without spending thousands of dollars by glazing your cabinets. Learn how to glaze cabinets correctly now!


Distressing

Stain furniture/cabinets to add dimension, age, character. Make your own glaze. Apply stain/glaze going with grain of wood. This illustration uses brown but I think you could use any color of your choice over any other color - not just white.

Stain furniture/cabinets to add dimension, age, character. Make your own glaze. Apply stain/glaze going with grain of wood. This illustration uses brown but I think you could use any color of your choice over any other color - not just white.


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