Updating knotty pine kitchen cabinets

It took forever and was a little frustrating when we realized we had to pretty much start over but, we love the end result. By the precious blood of Christ we are made white as snow, new.

They look five million times better and I absolutely do not regret our decision. It's pretty cool that now when I look at our cabinets I am reminded of the redeeming and cleansing love of our Savior.

A couple of important things to remember when decorating with knotty pine walls – knotty pine is busy. And it’s probably best to keep large upholstery in solid colors – not busy patterns.

It’s usually orangey-brown and, duh, full of dark knots.

Real knotty pine wood paneling is fabulous architecture to have. There is also a new generation of homebuyers who may have never been exposed to the infamous knotty pine.This week I staged a home with knotty pine – two big rooms of it.Painting the rooms was off the table – not an option. In knotty pine rooms, keep wall hangings/art simple – and use only a few carefully selected pieces so that they are truly noticed.They’re also saving lots of money, too, by avoiding unnecessary renovation expense. Yes: You have permission to love the knotty pine in your home, without apology. So take your shoes off, pull up a chair, and let’s learn all about the knotty, together, right here on this friendly little website. Above: That’s Betty Crafter in her gorgeous knotty pine kitchen, respectfully restored.

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