How to paint and install cabinets! These unfinished cabinets at Home Depot are a great deal. DIY Home Decor.
Maybe you could keep the oak if you got rid of all of your upper cabinets. :-) Ideas to update oak kitchen cabinets with open or floating shelves for glasses and plates via Crown Point Cabinetry
How to create custom built ins with kitchen cabinets (Thrifty Decor Chick)
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How to install wall & base kitchen cabinets yourself. unfinished white cabinets form lowes, painted white (my favorite).