Painted cabinets are ruling Pinterest these days, since intrepid DIYers love the idea of updating their kitchens with only a few coats of a new color. It seems like a no-brainer project, but this undertaking actually has many potential pitfalls. Avoid these blunders to end up with cabinets you can't wait to show off: 1. You have unrealistic expectations.
Painted cabinets look lovely, but they aren't going to look totally smooth. "If the cabinets have a visible open grain, th
photo by: www.ctvnews.ca Because I live in an older neighborhood with no homeowners association or bylaws, there are no rules and regulations that dictate exterior paint colors. Most of the time, that's a very good thing. Recently, however, our neighbors painted their home a shade of green that ... well, let's just say it's gotten a lot of stares, and not the flattering kind.
Unlike interior colors, exterior hues can affect the entire street — and that puts a lot of pressu