How to Convert your Old Kitchen Cabinet to Stylish Open Shelving

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When you are thinking to remodel kitchen and saving money at the same time you need to go creatively. It is your kitchen the heart of your home so redesign it the way you love with creativity to be proud of what your hands made. In this term of changing the look, you may start with a basic element with the most visual appearance to catch the eyes, specifically; I mean your kitchen cabinet.

Kitchen cabinet is the best way to remodel your kitchen simply and perfectly with a major new look. what about changing your kitchen cabinet with a completely different look; turn your old kitchen cabinet into stylish open shelving units to save more money, time and even space as well. Let’s learn how to convert your old kitchen cabinet to stylish open shelving.

First, you need to determine which style and design you prefer, then which color to paint your new open shelving with. After that, it is time to read instructions and watch videos to make your task easier. The last step in planning is to prepare your tool and get ready to the actual work. The needed tools are the following; the cabinet, a saw, a putty knife, wood filler, sandpaper, trim, nails, primer, paint, paintbrush, wallpaper or fabrics, and glow along with a long sheet to put on the counter to keep it clean.

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The first step is to remove the cabinet doors and hardware with a saw, then, keep the rest area smooth with a putty knife along with filling the holes of hardware with the wood filler and reuse the putty knife to make the area smooth again; Keep in mind to let the wood dry after putter filling. After removing doors and hardware, the rest will be only the cabinet shelves so measure this space to know which trim size to buy. Attach the trim to the shelves with the nails tight.

It is the coloring time now, use the sandpaper to all the shelving wood and get your primer before painting as a first coat and then get your favorite paint color to apply to shelves and keep in mind to get a contrasting color with the background wall and the overall décor. keep in your mind also to leave the primer enough time until drying and the same for painting.

Then, let your creativity run wilder with decoration; to turn your open shelving into an interesting look to grab attention; use wallpaper or fabric. Instead of letting your shelving background bare you can add wallpaper to the back area of shelves to add fresh and vivacious look to the overall look. In both cases, keep in mind to keep a harmony in kitchen colors flow to get the best result at the end and enjoy organizing and decorating your precious items and collectible.

 

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