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I redid my kitchen cupboards a cheap way, and with an interesting look. I painted the front of the kitchen cupboard doors an off-white color and kept the framework with a cherry wood background. the handles are an oil-rubbed bronze, modern (and slightly transitional) design, along with the hinges represented by ovals. There is some separation between each door, as indicated in the picture.

I drew a photoshop picture to illustrate what I did. I kind of like the contrast, but since I will be selling the house, it might be good to get another opinion to get the majority of home buyer's likes/dislikes. Does it look good, or in your opinion, should I paint the entire thing white?

Please see the picture and thank you very much in advance!


I don't feel qaalified to comment on the asthetic effect I am more on the technical side. For instant is the coating you appled to the doors keying correctly is it durable etc.

However for what it is worth I think it looks very good and I like the contrast created.

Sorry to be so vague but hope this helps.



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Tony Gallagher


I can answer questions on all interior and exterior painted surfaces. Ranging from new plaster and woodwork to galvanised metal, rusty metal to exterior render stucco, All external timbers from solid oak to tannalised fencing. I have specialist knowledge on Flame Retardent products for Combustiable and Non Combustiable surfaces. Although some product knowledge of Car finishing I do not feel I have enough experience in that field to be able to offer knowledgable solutions.Colour queries are welcome but I have not got a design background and can only answer semi technical questions with regard to colour.


Fourty years selling decorative products on behalf of major manufacturers such as Permoglaze,Crown,Macphersons,Johnstones, Leyland,Sikkens & Sadolin. More recently in a merchant capacity I have been involved with Dulux, Farrow & Ball and Fired Earth products. I have recently commenced training in enviromentally friendly product ranges, such as vegatable oil paints and varnish.

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