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 (Best Paint For Kitchen Cabinets)
Important for the end of the year if we decide to move on. _________________________________ How to Remove Contact Paper: 6 Steps. There's a special place in hell for people who put contact paper on their cabinets.
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