Welcome to Brown Dog Vintage and welcome to the Top 10 Tuesday! I was a participant in the $100 Room Challenge and I just completed the big task of a kitchen cabinet makeover! I started this challenge already having many of the supplies on hand. This allowed me to get it done with only a $100 budget. However, if you’re taking on this project from scratch, there are several key tools you may want to consider investing in to help you along the way. And even if you purchase all the tools for your own DIY makeover, you’ll still be saving tons of money compared to hiring professionals. A good estimate of hiring professionals to paint my kitchen cabinets is around the $4000 mark!!! $4000! Not happening. Check out my top 10 kitchen cabinet painting supplies to make the job a little easier!
Check out the weekly updates for the challenge below to learn more about how I used all these amazing tools!
10 Kitchen Cabinet Painting Supplies
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First on the list is this paint sprayer
This primer makes all the difference in how your paint will stick to the surface!
It’s oil based so it’s super smelly. You need proper ventilation and a mask if you’re spraying. But it works! I learned the hard way in Week Three what happens when you try a different kind of primer. Not fun. Don’t be me. Do it right the first time.
And everyone needs good paint to paint cabinets! This is what we used – I’ve had experience with it before and it holds up beautifully to high traffic areas!
These foam roller covers are my favorite so far. I tried a few different kinds during the makeover, but these win for me!
I’ve used this Gyroscopic screwdriver countless times and it saved my hands when removing a million tiny screws from cabinet doors.
This paint pail is a lifesaver! And it goes hand in hand with the liners. I keep these around and use them for every single project.
You’ve got to have good brushes for kitchen cabinets! These worked perfectly! I used a 2 inch and an 1&1/2 inch for the cabinet frames.
I’ve used lots of cleaners for my projects and this one is my favorite. I keep it on hand and use it for all my makeovers.
If you’re doing a project that takes some time, do yourself a favor and get this Brush Cover! I’ve used one for years and it works like a champ! It keeps you from having to clean your brushes between coats of paint.
And you need paint trays for a big project! One helpful tip – I line mine with aluminum foil to get a few uses out of each one!
And there you have it! Of course there are other amazing supplies to help with your DIY kitchen cabinet makeover, but these are the 10 that I found to be the most helpful. Happy painting and I’d love to see your own DIY kitchen update! Email me or leave a note in the comments.
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