Have you made this mistake when painting cabinets white?
Did you fix the awkward gap between the uppers and the ceiling? This gap draws attention to its lack of aesthetic consideration, makes the uppers look stumpy and basically only serves to collect hard-to-reach dust. Boxing in the gap and finishing it with moldings on any uppers you are keeping creates a high-end look that is SUCH a huge improvement.
Don't just paint your kitchen cabinets white and call it done.
Maybe all your kitchen needs is one cabinet taken down on either side of the window above the sink? ANYTHING but the same old wall of uppers and lowers is what your kitchen needs RIGHT NOW before you choose a white paint colour.
Do this BEFORE you paint your cabinets white
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The biggest white cabinet paint mistakes.
It’s all in the details. So before you begin your kitchen refresh thinking some paint and tile will gussy the old place up just fine, take an honest and critical look at the details of your kitchen. Take a closer look at how they differ from the pretty kitchens on your Pinterest board.
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Help! Where should my subway tile end?
The thing is, there is no guaranteed-timeless anything you can install if you don’t pay attention to the details of your design. Even the most classic black and white hex floor can look off in the wrong application (gasp!). Or white subway tile, if it is awkwardly meandering around badly placed cabinets.Beauty is in the details.
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