Some people pay much more money to get furniture pieces that have an antique appearance. In today's article, we are going to show you how to paint your kitchen furniture to get antique white kitchen cabinets with low cost and simple steps.
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Painting antique kitchen cabinets methods
You can achieve the look of antique white kitchen cabinets by using one or two methods of the following three:
you can get an antique white cabinet by using the glaze, a thinned paint mixture to apply on the kitchen cabinets to get the effect you aim to.
The second method is distressing the surface after painting it, you can do this with a nail or a coin, and this will give the cabinet the antiquing look
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Paint antique white kitchen cabinets step by step
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Step 1 - How to prepare for painting:
Remove the cabinet doors or leave if the cabinet door hardware allows. Clean the kitchen cabinets, make sure they are free of dirt and grease before starting the next step. Sand all the cabinets. Upon completion of sanding get rid of dust by wiping them with a clean dry cloth.
Step 2 - priming the cabinet surface
Adding primer to the kitchen cabinets you want to paint it with antique white gives them a good connection to the paint. Without primer paint may be cut into pieces or won't be clear. If your cabinets have paint on them, you should definitely use a primer after sanding because the paint doesn't adhere to the lacquer.
Let the primer dry and then sand the cabinet surface again but using a softer sandpaper.
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Step 4 - Painting Kitchen CabinetsِAfter finishing sanding and priming the surface of the kitchen cabinets, now is the time for painting it to get the antique white kitchen cabinets you want, begin with painting it with white color. the white is your base color that shows through the color antiquing.
Step 5 - Making antique white kitchen cabinets
After painting on the main sand coat cupboards. Make the edges of doors and drawer pulls around roughly. This gives offices worn look. Wipe dust from the cabinet with a cloth.
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Step 6 - Choosing the color of the antique accent
There are some colors give the look of the antique white kitchen cabinets, Choose from raw umber, burnt sienna, gray-brown or black to mix with white depending on the look you want to achieve. Mix your color choice in the glaze. Tint frosting becomes darker with more color you add.
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Step 7 - Antiquing White Kitchen Cabinets
Apply the glaze with a brush to the cabinet surface. Fill out any tight spots or corners with frosting tinned. Once you finished this step of making an antique white kitchen cabinet, you have about fifteen minutes before it dries. Using a damp cloth to wipe the glaze after the grain of the wood. You can decide how much of the antiquing like taking a bit of glaze or a lot of it.
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