The cabinets are painted with a conversion solution that is sprayed on and resembles laminate when dry. Like the vinyl wallpaper, this paint can stand up to the usual kitchen abuse. Cabinet paint: Caldwell Green, Benjamin Moore
If you desperately need a sofa but just don't have the money to buy new, this box sofa is trendy and can be made using Pine, Meranti or reclaimed wood. Using reclaimed wood means you pay less of timber and can spend more on a nice fabric for upholstery.