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Next Up: Repainting Kitchen Cabinets

In this looooong journey that is getting the new house updated, our next step that we are taking on Thursday is repainting the kitchen cabinets and island.

I got quotes from three different companies and went with one that happened to be the least expensive but also the most confident-sounding about the job. He's a third generation cabinet painter in his family and he came highly recommended from a girlfriend.


We are starting off with dark wood cabinets and round pulls. The pulls used to be shiny brass and the previous owner spray painted them all oil-rubbed bronze (where's that emoji with the monkey with hands over eyes ... or the gritted teeth smiley face?!). 

I heard from a few cabinet painters that Benjamin Moore is king when it comes to cabinet painting, so we've chosen our colors: White Dove for the upper and lower cabinets, and Galveston Gray for the kitchen island base.

KITCHEN ISLAND Benjamin Moore Ben Paint, Galveston Gray AC-27:
Benjamin Moore Galveston Gray

I was really leaning towards satin brass hardware, but it's been difficult to find the perfect one that isn't too shiny, too antiqued, or too small. We may go with satin nickel for ease -- it's simpler to locate for sure. I even saw some good options at Target:


A set of six of these is currently $19.99. We need 11 of these as well as 27 round pulls. 

Something pretty traditional like these below, also from Target, would work. A 10-pack is currently on sale here for $15.19. It seems to be a little unusual to buy hardware from Target, but I've seen these in person and the quality is great.


So, even though we'll have nickel hardware and different colored countertops, I am hoping for the overall look to be something like this (on a MUCH smaller and less "grand" scale):

Vinyl Plank Wood-Look Floor versus Engineered Hardwood:

Love the countertop and our island is this color.:

So, fingers crossed for this next update to be done soon and beautifully!

23 comments:

  1. I love the colors you have picked out and absolutely cannot wait to see the finished product!!!

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  2. We are finally wrapping up a 5 month kitchen renovation and I am SO ready to have a kitchen again. I used the exact same hardware that you are using but in chrome. They are very pretty and I love the traditional look! I am so impressed with your color scheme! It's gonna be beautiful!

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  3. check myknobs.com as well. They have a HUGE selection and fast shipping too. We needed over 100 pieces of hardware when we built last year and I saved a TON with them.

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    1. Ooh, good to know! We will be replacing all of our hardware soon and need a ton as well.

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  4. Would you mind sharing your cabinet painter's name? I have had trouble finding recommendations from people here in Charlotte. Thank you!

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  5. You make we want to re paint our old brown kitchen cabinets. I just love a bright white kitchen. Just adding it to the never ending list of home repairs :)

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  6. We painted our cabinets white dove as well. We love the color! And just like you, we went with a seasoned cabinet painter. The previous owners installed satin brass pulls so we got lucky there.
    They used Nickle though for cabinet latches so we are switching to antique brass.

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  7. My entire kitchen is while with satin nickle pulls so you're speaking my love language! Great color choices and I cannot wait to see the finished product!

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  8. I love the colors you picked and the inspiration photos are gorgeous so I am sure you will end up with a beautiful kitchen. Jess at Just Jess

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  9. Love the direction you're going and can't wait to see it pulled together in your kitchen!

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  10. Oh my goodness, the kitchen is going to look beautiful!! Can't wait to see how it turns out!

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  11. Check out: http://www.99centknobs.com/ everything came really quick and we were really happy with everything!

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  12. I'm definitely going to need to get your cabinet guy's number...that is on our list of projects (after our master bath of course)!! Also, I just got towel bars for our bathroom from Target the other day (when they had 10% off everything), so I won't judge you one bit for getting that kind of stuff from good ol Tarjay!

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  13. I love your ideas, it's going to look fantastic! Can't wait to see more pictures!

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  14. It's going to look so good! I love the contrast between the cabinets and your island!! Can't wait to see the after pics!

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  15. We ordered our kitchen hardware (along with door knobs and hinges!) all off amazon for GREAT prices!

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  16. Can't wait to see how it all turns out! We are halfway through restraining all of our kitchen cabinets and it has been a PROCESS. I'd never do it again πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Looking forward to getting my kitchen back in hopefully a few weeks...

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  17. Our cabinet hardware is from target. We got it 6 years ago and it's been a dream!!

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  18. So excited for you! Your kitchen is going to be beautiful!

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  19. ooh love your color scheme...that last kitchen is gorgeous!! loving your house plans!

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  20. it's going to be gorgeous!!! and smart to hire a painter :) :) my husband did ours and i'm pretty sure he'll never ever ever try to do it again! ha!!

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  21. It is so clean and crisp looking! Your hard work definitely paid off.I must say that, although the inset doors are lovely, the full overlay door styles are perfectly wonderful looking.
    Kitchen remodeling Austin

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