Even the 80s track lighting was replaced with a shiny new kitchen track lighting.
But all these new things made the rest of the kitchen more drab than ever.
You can even get away with a roller if you don’t plan on using the decorative glaze included in the kit.
Zinsser B-I-N primer, which is shellac based, stopped tannin bleed amazingly well.
I used one coat of primer on the melamine cabinets, and two on the oak sections.
We only plan to keep these cabinets for another year or two, so I skipped this step.
You can see the obvious difference in texture here.
Melamine cabinets with oak trim were a popular style back when I was a kid. I’ll show you how to update melamine kitchen cabinets with paint and new hardware to give them a brand new look. I’ve even provided a handy checklist with additional tips, so you can enjoy your new kitchen sooner and with less mistakes.You may want to caulk between the wooden grab bar and the melamine door for a more seamless finish.One of our grab bars was separating a bit from the door, leaving a gap that paint couldn’t fill. Meredith collects data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads.We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet.We’ve made a few changes to our kitchen to improve the flow and storage situation.