Use a backsplash to transition a historical home into modern times. This cottage gains a contemporary edge with sleek, white-oak cabinets boasting full-overlay slab doors. On the backsplash, mini subway tiles put an updated twist on a classic design.
really awesome product called liming wax! It fills the open grain of the wood with a white colored wax, softening whatever color you put it over. All I did was clean our cabinets really well the day before and then I just rubbed the wax on with an old rag