But sometimes, the hinge effect just isn’t quite as charming, and can be more distracting than anything.
A lot depends on what kind of cabinet overlay you’re dealing with and the aesthetic that you’re looking for in this sort of project.
So I’m leaving this task to the pros (although I’m sure I will learn something in the process).
But, I think the end result is going to be amazing! Painting cabinets: And starting to play with my new HVLP turbine spray system.
The second is a framed cabinet where the doors are inset, flush with the cabinet frame.
And the third is a frameless cabinet where hidden hinges are utilized.I still think it’s a dramatic improvement, and in some cases, the exposed hinges can be part of the original charm of the style and era of the home.But, it demonstrates my point that it gives the eye more to look at here. You’ll notice that these cabinets are also flush with the cabinet frames, which makes the hinges a little less noticeable.Instead, we used wood filler and less than 0 on wood trim to completely transform these dated kitchen cabinets. Dark painted cabinets, peel and stick backsplash, and updated old cabinet doors!" data-medium-file="https://i1com/amber-oliver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/before-after-gif.gif? fit=300,225&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i1com/amber-oliver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/before-after-gif.gif? fit=1000,750&ssl=1" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-9595" src="https://i1com/amber-oliver.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/before-after-gif.gif? resize=1000,750&ssl=1" alt="Kitchen remodel on a budget! Dark painted cabinets, peel and stick backsplash, and updated old cabinet doors!Granted, with polished chrome hardware, it would minimize the hinge effect, but suppose you like oil rubbed bronze hardware?Exposed hinges of that variety would really stand out against the clean white cabinets.Last, wipe down the area with clean, wet rags and let dry completely. I am taking on more and more cabinet refresh projects (for hire), and still never tire of the transformations.The homeowner has already installed a new tile backsplash, and will also be replacing the floors with new tile and painting the walls once I’m finished with the cabinets.But the homeowner was concerned about the hinges standing out against a light cabinet color.