Ideas for Improving Look of Kitchen Cabinets in Rental?

Ideas for Improving Look of Kitchen Cabinets in Rental?

Janel Laban
Jul 23, 2010

Q: In three weeks I'll be moving from San Francisco to Belmont Shore in Long Beach and I couldn't be more excited! It's my first solo living space and I'm eager to decorate and truly make it my own. It's just over 400 sq ft of hardwood, light, and lots of character. Despite all of that, I'm at a loss for what to do with the kitchen cabinets …

As you can see in the picture, they're dark, wood, and the contrast between the cabinets and countertop... YIKES! As this is a rental, I'm not allowed to paint them. I'm considering wallpapering them, but is that my only option? I'd love some suggestions from your design savvy readers.

Sent by Alexis

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