How To Paint a Kitchen

Kendra's February Jumpstart Project 2009

Project: A Much-Needed Makeover
Name: Kendra
Time: 1 week
Cost: $300

Here's our first kitchen makeover in this year's February Jumpstart! Kendra took a small amount of money and just about a week, and she painted her cabinets. Take a look at the "before" below the jump; what a dramatic difference!

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Paint and Brushes/Rollers (Pittsburgh Paint)
Painter's Tape
Kitchen Accessories

Remove all kitchen items
Tape off all "detailing" (take your time.)
Paint walls and trim
Style with kitchen items

Kitchen items from eBay and Flea Markets

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