Updating kitchen cabinets with crown molding

30-Sep-2019 13:25

This kitchen features uplighting from energy-efficient LED tape on the top cabinets, and task lighting from LED under-cabinet fixtures on the bottom cabinet, both from Kichler.Kichler recommends dimmable task lighting for the kitchen so that you can make it as bright as necessary for doing prep work but dial it down for evening mood-setting.Designer Jan Goldman of Kitchen Elements had this cabinet custom-made for her client, but there are lots of prefab wall-mounted options available designed specifically for spice storage.

A complete guide to adding moldings to your kitchen cabinets or just about anywhere around your home. ••••••••••••••••••••••••• Next, how to cut moldings such as baseboards, chair rail, etc. •2 Place the molding top up, face out and tight against the fence of the saw •3 Make your cut with the waste side to the left of the saw blade.

This cabinet was lined with Spoonflower’s removable wallpaper by DIY blogger Jessi Wohlwend a Practically (the design shown is “quatrefoil lg yellow” by designer misstiina).

Don’t forget the dead air space underneath upper shelves — it’s a smart place to stash mugs, dessert plates, baking sheets and other compact kitchen items.

If your kitchen has good bones but simply looks tired, painting your cabinets can be just what the doctor ordered.

Mix up colors on upper and lower cabinets, or on cabinets and islands as shown here, to add richness.

A complete guide to adding moldings to your kitchen cabinets or just about anywhere around your home. ••••••••••••••••••••••••• Next, how to cut moldings such as baseboards, chair rail, etc. •2 Place the molding top up, face out and tight against the fence of the saw •3 Make your cut with the waste side to the left of the saw blade.

This cabinet was lined with Spoonflower’s removable wallpaper by DIY blogger Jessi Wohlwend a Practically (the design shown is “quatrefoil lg yellow” by designer misstiina).

Don’t forget the dead air space underneath upper shelves — it’s a smart place to stash mugs, dessert plates, baking sheets and other compact kitchen items.

If your kitchen has good bones but simply looks tired, painting your cabinets can be just what the doctor ordered.

Mix up colors on upper and lower cabinets, or on cabinets and islands as shown here, to add richness.

Nested, how to cut and use molding was one of my most asked about topics when I used to blog, so I thought I would share it here at Le Cultivateur! •1 Set the miter angle at 45 degrees to the left •2 Place your molding face up and flush with the fence of your saw. •4 Reposition your miter angle to 45 degrees to the right •5 Cut the opposite end of the same molding that you just cut. I cut moldings to frame out a bead-board insert that I cut for some of my lower kitchen cabinets.