Ideas for updating dining room furniture
House (including Gel Stain details) Refacing (specific details for staining oak) More often than not, the 1980’s / 90’s oak cabinets don’t have hardware (handles or knobs).
This will make your space look smaller and reduce the visual flow as there’s more ‘stop and start’ when your eye travels around the room.And they will still BE wood – they will just be painted wood. f that is your target market then just keep them stained and call it a day.However, if you’re looking to appeal to a younger and more modern crowd (69 years and younger) then you’ll want to consider painting them.And finally, we made the surface more scratch resistant.That’s when we suddenly realized that it had become a new and better piece of furniture – and decided to rename it KALLAX.So, if you are truly wanting to ‘update’, then you’ll want to restain with a darker, more modern stain colour OR neutralize it with a lighter, more natural stain that doesn’t have the orange/yellow tone.
Realistically, most homeowners (if you have resale in mind) are looking for a more subtle look that is offered by maple, cherry, espresso or painted cabinets.
It’s easy to paint your walls – but paint your cabinets? Contrast can look great in a kitchen when you’re dealing with countertops, cupboards and flooring.
However, when you’re transitioning from product to product ‘horizontally’ it’s best to keep things low contrast.
Looks great in our library, so much better than a bookcases.
I really really like the look, extremely versatile for our needs (storing "stuff") Standing or lying, against the wall or to divide the room – KALLAX series is eager to please and will adapt to your taste, space, budget and needs.
This idea takes your cabinets from looking like builder basic cabinets – to custom made.