So she used some appliance paint on the appliances, and some buttery yellow on the walls and cabinets. Voila! An entirely new look for her kitchen.
This may not be a possibility for those of you who rent (although it may -- you can always ask!) but it's an amazing example of what hard work and a little paint can accomplish in an old kitchen. From dark and drab to fresh and a little whimsical — it's a dramatic transformation!
• Read the whole article and see more photos: The $30 kitchen makeover at Sunset
Want advice on making over your own kitchen on a budget? Email us with photos! We'll see if we can offer some advice.
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(Images: Jamie Hadley/Sunset)