I'm no expert, but here's some tips:
Make yourself a template out of cardboard (this is actually a paint sample card). Otherwise you will have to measure it over and over each time.
You cabinets are not perfectly level and you would never notice until you install hardware. You want to install the hardware level to each other, not exactly the same spot on each door.
Everyone on the planet probably already knew this, but you can not drill in reverse. I thought I dulled all my drill bits or that my drill was broken. Nope, I had just hit the red button and didn't realize it.
Here's the other side of the kitchen.
I really want to pain my island green w/ a brown glaze. Thoughts?
If you want to know about how I painted my kitchen, you can read all about it here.
Linking up here.
The personalized de-stressed signs are very pretty. I will follow on her blog. Those wreaths are so pretty too!ReplyDelete
following you on linky and I hope you do too! via Claire justine oxox linky hop.ReplyDelete
Great tutorial. Thanks especially for noting that pesky reverse button. I would definitely do the same thing you did.ReplyDelete
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Good tips, this will help when I build my house!ReplyDelete
We are redoing our kitchen on our own soon, and this is priceless info! Thank you so much for linking up to my very 1st link party! 4 Real Friday #2 is live, and I would love for you to link up something new!ReplyDelete
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THanks for the good info. We are building now and your tips will come in handy. I saw your post on the linky party at the picket fence. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
LOVE your kitchen! Stopping by via the Linky Followers Blog Hop! Hope you'll come over and visit Shhh...Mom's Busy Crafting!ReplyDelete
such good tips. I needed to know these for when we do hardware on our cabinets. love how your kitchen is turning out. such a great job! Thank you so much for linking up to Blissful and Domestic's Feature Friday Linky Party.ReplyDelete
and your kitchen is just so lovely!!!ReplyDelete
nice post thanksReplyDelete
really awesome post thanks 4 sharing this post with usReplyDelete
Looks good...and thanks for the tip about drilling in reverse, ha ha!ReplyDelete
Really great tips... so glad that you shared them! I'm installing (well, hubby is installing!) cabinets in the laundry room; these tips come at the perfect time!ReplyDelete
I am inviting you come and be part of my blog hop:ReplyDelete
Thanks for the tips! We've built two houses and are preparing to build our third. Installing hardware is not our favorite part lolReplyDelete
Your kitchen is beautiful! ~ MeganReplyDelete
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This kitchen looks so great & I love your tutorial. It's my pleasure to feature you in my Fabulous Friday Favorites today. Thank you for linking up & please feel free to take an "I Was Featured" button if you don't already have one.ReplyDelete
Great tips! Thanks for linking up to my link party :)ReplyDelete
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