Deme's Dayton, Ohio kitchen "was definitely drab," she writes on her blog House For Five. "And dirty. And really, really blah-brown." We see what she means. The enormous lightbox in particular "made the ceiling feel like it was grazing the top of your head," especially for her 6'4" husband. It was time for a change.
To give her kitchen new life and spark, Deme embarked on a plan to transform the space by updating, repainting, or replacing almost everything while keeping the budget to under $700. How did she do it? See the amazing transformation below: