It is not necessary to hire a painter to paint your kitchen cabinets. Many tutorials are available online that cover the basics of cabinet painting including preparation, priming, painting and cleanup. Clean and prime the cabinets before painting in order to ensure a quality paint job.
Latex satin finish paint results in a professional look, and it's easier to work with than is oil-based paint. Apply latex satin finish paint using a brush or a foam roller. Another option for cabinet painting is spray paint. Spray painting should be done outside or in a heavily ventilated area to avoid toxic fumes.