One day I was waiting at the paint counter at Lowe’s, there was a bucket of yardsticks, and I was thinking that I should buy wood trim that size because it’s exactly the look I had in mind – flat, shaker style, and the width of the boards were still small enough for the tiny drawers.
If you don't have a window, it'll be even more vital for reflecting what light you do have.Even if you don't hate the backsplash you've got, you can still wow without a lot of money and in a way that won't be permanent in case you rent or are just looking for a temporary solution until you save money.Now, let's answer those BURNING questions about our DIY painted kitchen cabinets that people keep asking me. You can check it out–just scroll down a bit further. You won't regret it :) Oh, and if your husband or wife is skeptical, just show them the video. And you can check out the rest of the details of our 0 total kitchen makeover here and here. If your kitchen is looking a bit tired, you don’t have to spend a fortune to give it a fresh new look.Both of these ideas are a lot cheaper and less hassle than replacing the entire kitchen.
Paint in general is easiest and least expensive way to transform a kitchen.You might be tempted to take a jack hammer to whatever awful flooring your kitchen came with, but you can disguise it to save money and not do anything permanent, while still improving the look underfoot.Use contact paper or vinyl to create designs and patterns on your tired cabinets or make them look like a whole new different solid color with a larger piece of contact paper.I thought that adding simple trim to the fronts would really dress them up and make them look more expensive than they are.Adding trim to cabinet doors has obviously been done before.By Katharine Kaye Mc Millan, Patricia Hart Mc Millan Updating kitchen cabinets make tired drab kitchens look fresh again.