By Lassiter Strome. Kitchen Cabinets. At Monday, July 01st 2019, 07:05:10 AM.
Two color kitchen cabinets are exactly what the names imply – a kitchen cabinetry painted in two or more colors, combined in a stylish way. Grey and white kitchen cabinets would be a great example of two-toned colors. However, some designers work with multi-colored cabinets.
Painting the kitchen will help bring a much-needed sparkle back to it. In some ways, painting the kitchen is an easier project than painting bedrooms or living rooms because the amount of wall space tends to be limited. Most of a kitchen is wall space is dominated by base cabinets, wall cabinets, and backsplashes. On the downside, the small area that remains to be painted usually needs extensive cleaning and prep work. For an unfurnished kitchen, use either a roller or a paint sprayer for the walls. For window and door trim, always use a brush. For a furnished kitchen, use a roller on the large expanses of wall and a brush for the little strips, such as between the backsplash and the cabinets.
The other important thing to remember is to use an oil-based primer. Due to the more porous nature of MDF, water-based primers can swell the surface. Use an oil-based primer for the first coat and then you can paint kitchen cabinets with water-based latex paint without worrying about moisture absorption.Laminate Cabinets: Painting laminate kitchen cabinets is possible, but more tricky than painting wood or MDF cabinets. Laminate is a printed, plastic that is adhered on top of a base layer - usually a composite material. The finish is slick so you will have to make sure you put in the prep work for a quality finish.
The choice is not only a simple chalky color, but a lifeless appearance to some when thinking of the white kitchen cabinets. There are hints and tints of other colors which can be blended into the finish in order to create a more exquisite look. Therefore, this option is worth considering if you intend to restructure