Kitchen makeovers don't have to cost a fortune. With the help of paint, DIY skills, and a little creative reuse you can spruce up your kitchen on a budget. Here are 15 examples to get you inspired:
TOP ROW• 1 Compact Kitchen Remodel• 2 A Kitchen Transformed By Paint, Twice• 3 $17 Rental Kitchen Makeover• 4 A Quick and Easy Kitchen Update• 5 A Builder Basic Kitchen Updated With Paint
MIDDLE ROW• 6 A $159 Kitchen Transformation• 7 An $89 Kitchen Makeover• 8 A DIY Kitchen Makeover• 9 My Cheap, Green Kitchen Remodel• 10 A Budget Kitchen Makeover
BOTTOM ROW• 11 DIY White Kitchen Makeover• 12 A Re-Use Inspired Kitchen Remodel• 13 Kitchen Remodel by Ecologique Design• 14 Taking a Kitchen from Dark to Light• 15 A $125 Kitchen Renovation
Related: How Much Did Your Kitchen Renovation Cost?
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Before & After,
Basically the rule is - if your cabinets have doors, take them off. If your cabinets don't have doors, put some on. If they're brown wood, paint them. We are restless creatures, aren't we, scurrying about making changes....
Number 8 is a sweetheart~ Great job all!
What a difference lighting fixtures make! -- See No. 11.
I always find these stories depressing, because my kitchen was so poorly constructed that the only option is to gut it. Four carpenters who don't know each other have confirmed this.
Got a tip, kitchen tour, or other story our readers should see?