Refinishing our Kitchen Cabinets – The Good, The Bad and The VERY Ugly

Refinishing our Kitchen Cabinets – The Good, The Bad and The VERY Ugly

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click through and purchase something I get a very small percentage.  For more information on how I use affiliate links, visit sponsorship & disclosure. You may remember that I refinished our dining room table as practice for the kitchen cabinets.  We’re DIYing our home renovation and didn’t have it in the budget to buy new kitchen cabinets.  Armed with Pinterest and HGTV, I set out to conquer refinishing the cabinets myself.  Boy, was I in for quite the adventure! CABINET DOORS The first thing I…Read more …
Refinishing a Dining Room Table with Polyshades

Refinishing a Dining Room Table with Polyshades

This post may contain affiliate links, where I earn a very small percentage of any purchase you make.  Thank you for supporting Borrowed Blessings! When we bought our house, it had oak builder grade cabinets.  They were still in good condition and {more importantly} our budget wasn’t going to allow for new cabinets.  No worries though - I’d done hours and hours of very technical research {ie a cocktail of Pinterest and HGTV} so I was ready to take on refinishing the cabinets! Because I know myself and because I had never refinished…Read more …
Transform Your Kitchen in One Day!

Transform Your Kitchen in One Day!

  As part of our kitchen renovation, I am refinishing the kitchen cabinets.  When we bought our home, the kitchen had standard builder's grade honey oak cabinets.  Since our renovation budget is somewhere between we're-working-overtime-to-pay-for-this and whoa-no-I'm-not-cleaning-that-buy-a-new-one, we're DIYing most of the work.  We found a simple, free way to transform your kitchen {and it's easily accomplished in one day}! In my deep and thorough Pinterest research, I came across a few kitchens with cabinets raised to the ceiling.  I liked the look of the cabinets raised and Hubby agreed that he liked…Read more …