Kitchen mistake
myyorkiesMarch 28, 2013
We just had our kitchen redone thanks to Hurricane Sandy and I made many mistakes due to the fog I was in but the biggest was putting clear glass doors on the top cabinets next to the stove. I could really use the space so I would prefer not to use them for decorating. Any suggestions? I don't want to use the contact like paper on the inside as the heat might loosen it. Thanks for any other suggestions.
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Yarbro Home Improvement LLC
Lots of glass etching kits on the market...
http://www.ehow.com/how_2323727_acid-etch-glass.html
    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 5:04PM
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apple_pie_order
Spray-on frosted glass paint could work. Alternatively, fit shirred curtains inside, with rods at top and bottom.
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onthefence
If the solutions above don't work, consider just replacing the glass in those couple doors. Any local glass shop should be able to do it and should have a variety of glass types for you to choose from.
1 Like    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 5:37PM
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lesterpink
I have seen mirrors or mirror paint used behind glass and it looks very nice....is inexpensive and gives the impression of more space....just a thought.
    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 5:49PM
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Robin W
You can get window films to stick on as well that make the glass appear frosted. Double check with the manufacturer about heat resistance.
    Bookmark   March 28, 2013 at 6:48PM
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Ironwood Builders
I think onthefence is referring to obscure glass as a retrofit. Good idea. Many kitchens now have open shelving instead of upper cabinets...or check out his kitchen with all glass door uppers. Do you notice what is inside or is it background?
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myyorkies
Thank you for all your suggestions!
    Bookmark   March 29, 2013 at 4:07PM
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