Ask A Designer™

January 6, 2023

Ask A Designer™: Gillian Atkins’ Best Advice For Updating A 1990s Kitchen

In this Ask A Designer™ column, Gillian Atkins’ shares advice for updating a 1990s kitchen.

Question: I’m doing a budget-friendly refresh on my kitchen. I’ve already painted the walls and done a subway tile backsplash. I’d like to keep the cabinets, but how do I leave the orange behind? Do I paint, or do I strip and whitewash to show the grain? — M.B., Scotland, Ont.

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