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How to Install Cabinet Hardware

Adjust Hinges on Misaligned Doors. If your cabinet doors are out of whack and you have European-style hinges, you're in luck. Euro hinges are designed for easy adjustment. Don't let their complex look scare you; all you have to do is turn a few screws, and any mistakes you make are easy to correct. The Euro hinge shown here adjusts in three directions. Others adjust in two directions. Either way, it's a trial-and-error process: You make adjustments, close the door to check the fit, then…

I love the simplicity of these Shaker style doors, the nickle cup pulls, and the bead board back splash. It is also a wonderful blue. Bravo to the designer!

from StoneGable

CREATING A COLOR WASH EFFECT

paint base color and let dry (two coats maybe?) highlight details with acrylic paint dilute wash color or with water (a small amount will go a long way) wipe with folded cheescloth, distress, antique wax (no further finishing required)

from Town & Country Living

Take a Tour of My Cottage Style Farmhouse