~ Display Cabinet Kitchen Island Goes White ~

Mr. Sweetie never knows what I'm going to paint next...well this time the paint brush landed on the kitchen island.  What a difference this made to the look of the kitchen...so much brighter than the stain look.


I painted the cabinet with an oil base primer...wow does that stink up the house. Let the primer cure for a couple of days before painting with Creamy latex satin. I only applied one coat of paint. I decided not to distress with this being an island as it will get plenty of distressing with time.

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Frugalicious Friday @decormamma.blogspot.com
Link Party @ simplydesigning.blogspot.com
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Furniture Feature Friday @missmustardseed.blogspot.com
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18 comments:

BEACH BUNGALOW said...

Looks great, Karla!

Drop by the Beach Bungalow sometime and take a peek at my new bathroom!

Sue
xo

Maggie said...

karla i luv the new look.

Don't forget to link it in our linking party this week.

http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/02/fun-ideas-for-valentine-day-2011be.html

Maggie

The Crafty Gals said...

Such a cute & unique piece of furniture! Looks great! I'm a new follower, so glad I found your fun blog :)
~Mary

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

What a great piece for an island. So much display area. Everything always looks better in white. ~~Sherry~~

Deb said...

I like it..hope your staying warm..

the cape on the corner said...

good job! white is the new it color for painting!

Michelle@ A Full Cottage said...

Love it and what an awesome idea for a kitchen island! I want one!

Be sure to come by my blog I am having a big giveaway.
:) Michelle

Ellen said...

Amazing what a can a paint can do to change the whole look of anything. Love it! it looks amazing, great job!

xoxo,
Ellen

Debra@Common Ground said...

Love the white, looks wonderful!
Thanks for linking up with VIF!
hugs,
Debra

abeachcottage said...

Love the transformation. It looks wonderful in white!

too Blessed to Stress said...

Love the white! What a difference it makes :)

I think my hubby feels the same way that yours does. A while ago he came home on my day off, saw my sheepish grin as he walked in, and the first thing out of his mouth was, "What did you paint today?" haha! he knows me too well :)

~ Emily N. from "too Blessed to Stress"

Angela Freda said...

You know if you found one with big enough drawers you could make a dresser into an island like this too!
Love the slab top, love the papered shelves!

solongfarm.blogspot.com

Erika . . . with a K said...

Looks so much better! I am the same way, my husband never knows what I'll be painting next.... paint makes everything better!

Maureen said...

It didn't look like it needed a redo but the new look is sooo much better.

Jill of all Trades said...

Found you on the Shabby Chic party. It's amazing what a little coat of paint will do - I'd've never guessed the "new" island was the same as the "old" one. Great job!

DANA said...

That came out really nice! If you have not been by yet, I would love for you to come link up! Every month the best link gets prizes!

http://www.thesaturdaymorningsblog.com/2011/02/strut-your-stuff-for-february-round-2.html

glimpse of my world said...

I cant believe you are painting all your stuff white!! I love it... good job!! see you soon...

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