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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BEFORE

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

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

RESOURCES:
Kitchen items from eBay and Flea Markets

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