If you rent, you know there are limited with options at times to make a space your own. If you happen to hate your kitchen cabinets, but can’t paint or replace them, this may be an option for you! My cabinets weren’t all that bad, just your standard simple oak, but I thought I would test this out and share my results. With the fabric of your choice you can “paint” your rental cabinets to customize your space! We want to help you DIY, so some of the materials in this post are linked to sellers. Just so you know, Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.
SUPPLIES: -Liquid Starch -Fabric (Measure your cabinet space to determine how much… I needed 6 yards) -Drill -Scotchgard Fabric Protector against liquid and stains -***I know a hammer and pins are pictured above, however I found that using a staple gun was much more efficient and just as removable!
STEP 1: Remove your cabinets Using your drill, remove your cabinet doors and their hinges from the cabinets.
STEP 2: Measure your fabric Lay your door onto your fabric and cut out a piece of fabric with a good 1.5″ excess on each side.
STEP 3: Staple the fabric Grab your staple gun and staple the fabric down to the back side of the doors. You will start by stapling one side and then the other making sure the fabric is nice and taut. If you are worried about the staples you can also use mod-podge or just extra starch on the edges to secure it in place
STEP 4: Fold the fabric for the corners For the corners of the door you will need to fold each side over one another and then staple it in place. It helps to pull up the corner of the fabric over the edge and then fold one side over and then the other over that and then stapling through all 3 layers.
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