I did notice that there were certain areas where the paint appeared to bubble a little, but I think that’s probably my fault for not waiting until the temps got a little higher before trying this out.On the bright side, I don’t think I want to go gray with the countertops, and it cost me only for a test drive. After a couple of years, I finally replaced my kitchen counters with inexpensive butcher block, and I LOVE them!After winter and spring, I became a little stir crazy and decided to freshen it up a bit, with the help of my friends at Delta® Faucet.We wanted to make it feel fresh, without doing remodeling, painting the oak cabinets or spending a lot of money.I considered liming them with wax, but after a ride on the trolley, I decided to embrace them. Louis kitchen making it feel classic and up to date.The pulls complement the Delta Cassidy™ faucet without competing with it, allowing it’s classic design to be the centerpiece of the kitchen, bringing the original porcelain sink back to life!I also couldn’t resist adding a rattan light fixture after admiring them at lunch while in Chicago. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Delta Faucet. It fills the void above the kitchen window and gives the previously dated kitchen a more modern and waterside aesthetic.
All tutorials and demonstrations are not intended to be professional advice (nor substitute as such), and I make no guarantees as to the procedures and information here. The kitchen ceiling was orange from years of smoke damage; the floor was yellowed linoleum. During my limited time researching this product, I’d learned from user reviews that this stuff was pretty toxic and would take three full days for the paint to cure.The fridge was filthy and I found one of those lovely fingernails you’ve heard me whine so much about. In all fairness, this painting product from the Rustoleum crew has only sixteen color options. Not only that, but the paint would not require priming if I were painting over laminate (which I was) and would stick to just about )I found that the paint stick really came in handy on this project. ), I had read that the paint consistency would be important if the temps were going to drop lower as the paint dried (per the can’s instructions, you should only use this product when temps are between 50 and 90 degrees for three days in a row).Creating with my suggested methods, materials, and tools is under your own risk.Please ensure you are following proper guidelines with anything used, and seek professional advice if you don't know how to do something! To accent the original oak cabinets and porcelain sink, I added a kitchen towel in a beautiful scallop pattern which reminded me of the breathtaking stain glass ceiling at the Chicago Cultural Center.Painting our oak cabinets wasn’t an option because it’s costly and time-consuming.When we moved into our lake cottage, we immediately decluttered the kitchen, removing wall hangings and ivy.It instantly felt bigger and helped expose its charm.I painted this little counter beside the fridge as well, but forgot to take an after pic.days that it takes to cure, the paint will stick quite well and wear nicely over the next year or so (before we replace them with an upgraded material).