We used "walnut" colored wood contact paper to cover the lower kitchen cabinets in the rental. It looks more modern by running it horizontal rather than vertical and turned out really great. Plus it was easy to remove after 6+ months and just a little simple-green to get residual sticky off.
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Great color on those cabinets, and IT'S CONTACT PAPER! from www.apartmentther...
Contact paper! Such a great, inexpensive way to decorate...& it's removable!! Prefect for base/post housing or anywhere you can't paint!
DIY : cover your kitchen cabinets in white contact paper and cut out a pattern.
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