Originating with US religious groups in the 1800s, the style of shaker kitchen cabinets focuses on simplicity. Cabinets reflecting the Shaker style are simple, warm and informal. Shaker kitchen cabinets are constructed with straight, clean lines. Arc Cabinets are designed with an ornamental bow curve, sweeping the top of each door, providing a sophisticated, elegant style. Refacing Cabinets changes the look of your cabinets without replacing them. New cabinet doors and paint can transform their arched cabinets Shaker style cabinets without breaking the bank.
Remove the existing cabinet doors. Clean the cabinet stiles, rails and sides with a clean cloth dipped in a mixture of mild detergent and warm water. Arena exposed cabinet surfaces with sandpaper 150 grit and wipe with a damp cloth. Lay plastic sheeting on the floor and other surrounding surfaces before applying primer and paint.
Brush paint on the cabinet surfaces with a color to match the new doors style of shaker kitchen cabinets. You can choose a paint color that complements your new cabinet doors and kitchen decor instead of selecting a paint color matching. Install new cabinet doors by drilling holes in them to match the screw holes in existing hinges connected to the cabinet box.