By 01baksoenak1108. Kitchen Islands. At Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 19:16:37 PM.
Stationary islands can also provide seating for casual dining, but keep in mind that the average design typically accommodates two people. This, however, can be the perfect option for someone who is simply seeking a weekend breakfast spot or a place for kids to complete homework after dinner. Be sure to choose seats that are appropriate for the height of the island and are made with a spill-resistant material.
A French country kitchen island will call for cabinets made from a rustic wood and, perhaps, stained a barn red or light antique green. Top the woodwork off with a white counter or butcher block surface to complete the look. These French kitchen islands also typically work well with an extra punch of colorful tile embedded in the countertop or sides of the island.
Before you begin painting, apply an oil-based primer to all of the surfaces and let it dry for 24 hours. Once it's dry, use a sanding pad to remove any visible brush marks and wipe cabinetry clean. Using oil-based paint, apply two coats of paint, letting each one dry for 24-36 hours. You can also lightly sand the surfaces before applying the second coat. Let the paint dry for 48 hours before removing the masking paper and reinstalling the drawers, door fronts and hardware.