– Dark walnut minwax stain – mustard color minwax stain – cheap brushes – peach base color (linked below) – grip seal primer – floetrol ( important for nice brush strokes ) – Minwax matte polycrylic
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Sanding is optional. I sanded the edges of my cabinets where paint was chipping and applied a coat of seal gripper. The strongest primer I've ever worked with.
Here's my kitchen in it's raw ugly messy state!! This it what it looked like before I painted the wood effect on the cabinets. Back in 2014 I was really loving the shabby chic style which explains the outdated look. Stripping the kitchen wasn't an option so we had to make it work with some paint.
Grab the exact paint colors used. linked below
Apply an even coat of this peachy base color! Allow this to dry! Click below for exact colored used....
you can always refer to the video for a more in-depth demo. Videos can be truly insightful when you want to witness the entire process in action.