Updating oak cabinets bathroom gpp 3 updating help

Posted by / 03-Feb-2016 05:04

We actually love the clean dark look of this Java stain…it gives a great pop to the bathroom!

And the best part — it was CHEAP and super FAST to do!

I finally succumbed to the DIY bug and decided to tackle a somewhat significant project in my house. (I figured I’d use their bathroom as the guinea pig project and if it wasn’t a colossal fail I would try it in MY bathroom.)I was immediately intrigued, because MY bathroom looked SO similar to hers in the BEFORE photos.

:-) After over a year of blogging and researching and surfing and pinning…. I About two weeks ago, with the help my daughter Britta, I decided to dive head first into my first ever “grown up” DIY project….refinishing the cabinets in the “boys bathroom”.

We were able to keep the layout of the kitchen the same, but completely change the look and, in fact, add additional storage. First, the previous cabinet doors, drawers, and hardware were removed.

But we didn’t like the honey oak builder-grade cabinets, which is why we had the cabinets refaced by a company. Now, let’s go over a little bit of the refacing process.

Since I am such a neophyte at DIY projects…I pretty much followed her instructions to the letter…but I did end up doing a few things differently. :-)So SO pleased with how it turned out and would recommend the project to anyone!

), and last year I repainted my bathroom cabinets from honey oak to a dark espresso color and then repainted the walls.

Well, I mentioned to some in the comment section that we were working on staining our bathroom cabinets () to make these bathrooms look so much better.

We have put off finishing the last bits of the house for long enough. Remember how I shared our Stained/Painted Banister last week?

Yes, you could even call me “lazy” for this project.

I wanted to find an easier way to get ‘er done without a ton of work involved.

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When I dug through all of the “before” pictures that I took before moving into our house…..