Updating older 1970 s paneled home
This is defiantly one of those weekend home improvement projects.
UPDATE: I have had these counters for 4 years now and have only two tiny places that paint has chipped off.
Are you one of those people who decided to spend a little less for an older home because you saw lots of promise and charm beneath the 80’s or 90’s decorating nightmare shell? We found ourselves a short sale in 2009 and even though the wallpaper made me want to vomit and the walls were a circus of different colors, we got the perfect house for us but it needed a little TLC.
Home renovation costs can get out of control super fast.
Some of the nails will stay in the door casing which you can just hammer back in, and break off the ones stuck in the molding. Either way, it’s pretty much smooth sailing from here on out so I can relax for a couple weeks before moving onto the next big project.
I used the same black that’s on the kitchen and front doors, except in a satin finish—Valspar’s Dark Kettle Black. It’s a little difficult to see the detail through photos (I have to bump up the exposure a bit, hence the grainy-ish pics) but it’s really lovely in person.