Originally Posted by playawannabe
sand and coat with a melamine paint tinted in the same color as the trim (your sand color) Melamine has a very smooth, tough finish, perfect for cabinetry (and counter tops, too - in a pinch) and don't cheat! - not that you would - but remove all your hardware instead of trying to paint around it....lotsa people do that and you can tell!!
EDIT: but I love the antique/washed effect that SKM just had done to her kitchen cabinets.... so hmmmm...?!
Melamine paint is not available in the US
It is rather nasty stuff with the base solvent being naptha