Do you remember my kitchen remodel ?
Well I was not about to discard these cabinets!
Not that they were great, but salvageable!
I brought most of them to the basement,
the few that I did not need were given to Habitat for Humanity.
Mon cheri and I installed the cabinets in the basement,
and slowly I refinished them.
After sanding, painting 2 coats of primer, and 2 coats
of paint, it started to look good!
Up to here, it had been a almost free project.
But I was not able to recycle the countertop,
so I became creative:
I decided to use MDF,
I purchased one sheet (4 x 8) of 3/4 inch MDF,
and installed it.
I added a 1 inch band on the edge, to add some thickness
and finish the top.
After some puttying and sanding, it looked like it was all coming together.
I got my paint out again, and primed a few times.
and painted a 2-3 inch border.
I added a hanging cable from Ikea,
perfect background for all our art work,
the kids and mine!
And to finish the countertop, I used more paint:
I was inspired by