Over the weekend my hubby installed the glass into our upper kitchen cabinets. This literally saved us hundreds of dollars by completing this simple task ourselves. The cabinet maker wanted to charge us close to $100 to PER CABINET for each glass insert. Having done this ourselves in our last kitchen remodel we asked for the cabinets to be delivered glass ready. You know how much it cost us to have 4 pieces of glass cut? $14.40, We saved about $400, CRAZY!
Take your door to a glass shop, and have the glass cut to fit the door.
Add a bead of silicone on the back of the cabinet door around the entire groove where the glass will lay.
Carefully insert the glass into frame, pressing glass firmly. Wipe excess silicone off of glass.
Add another bead of silicone ontop of the glass around the outer edges and smear with finger and wipe off excess.
Allow to dry and hang your door back up.
****If you are adding glass to a larger cabinet I would suggest securing the glass with clips placed 12 inches apart.
With these easy step-by-step instructions, anyone can quickly and inexpensively add glass inserts. If you would like to see how we added glass to our original kitchen and cut out the panels you can find that post here.
Meanwhile our quartzite is being fabricated right now and we should have it installed next week. I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am!
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The kitchen is coming along rather quickly, thank goodness. Each day I see the light at the end of the tunnel and I am so excited!
After the mold was removed and we aired out for the week the plumber came in and set us up with a pot filler over the stove.
The following day we had all our dry wall and insallation reinstalled and Ray and I got busy painting a fresh coat of amazing grey.
Ray was so sweet and sanded down all the yucky shelves in the pantry and gave it a fresh coat of white paint.
They will be finishing up installing the cabinets today, happy dance!!!
Living like this for the past few weeks will soon be a distant memory!
Thanks for joining us in the journey!
Don’t you just love a great kitchen remodel? I think it is one of my favorite things in addition to the friendships that are made through the crazy world of blogging.
About a year ago, Walking With Cake had e-mailed me regarding some paint colors. A year later, I received the sweetest e-mail showing me her fabulous new kitchen and thanking us for the inspiration. Their kitchen has gone from blah to FABULOUS using the existing cabinets, you have to take a look!
Ready for the before?
Step 1 of the renovation was to have new counter tops installed. They used Antique Brown granite and installed a new stainless sink and new kitchen faucet.
Next up was the back splash, they went with a beautiful tumbled marble tile, color is Botticino .
Next step, the flooring! They switched it out to Antique Bari Travertine. Oh do I remember how messy this was!
Here comes the fun stuff adding new molding to the top of the cabinets which built them up a bit and PAINT!
They used Chelsea by the Sea on the walls and Sherwin Williams Summer White on the cabinets, which are the original 17-year-old cabinets sprayed with an acrylic cabinet paint.
It doesn’t even look like the same kitchen.
Gorgeous job! Stop by and say hello to Catherine, she has a few more details of the remodel for you today! Looking forward to following your next project Catherine!
Wishing you a wonderful weekend friends!