Dramatic Kitchen Makeover on a Budget

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Looking for affordable kitchen remodel ideas? This dramatic kitchen renovation shows how we created a new kitchen without removing the cabinets.

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One of the advantages of a white kitchen is it can be accessorized with pretty much...

any color!

Our old kitchen was dark and depressing with cherry cabinets and black countertops.

STEP 1

ASSESS THE PROBLEM

STEP 2

FIND PLACES TO LIGHTEN UP

By replacing only the island counter we saved money but made a big impact.

STEP 3

By far the biggest difference came from painting the cabinets.

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ADDING GLASS FRONTS TO THE CABINETS FURTHER LIGHTENED THE SPACE.

STEP 4

STEP 5

FRENCH ACCENTS AND GOLD TRIM ADDED A FRESH POP.

MORE TIPS

Painting cabinets and using existing appliances will save you money. A new backsplash is an inexpensive fix as the area is so small. Replacing cabinet knobs and pulls is another easy update.

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Now that you know what to do, for details on HOW to put these tips into practice, visit the link below.