There are so many inexpensive ways to update your kitchen!
- Counter top
I have a friend that has melamine frameless cupboards & a counter tops she hates and is looking to update the space on a budget. I have suggested painting her cabinets white to freshen up the space because she has dark hardwood floors and dark leather furniture. And her kitchen/living space is open concept.
here is the type of cabinet she currently has: These are a little more difficult to just paint because she doesn’t have any trim or framing to work with.
Here are some pictures & ideas I came up with to help…….
In the pictures below they just painted & added new knobs….
Although I am not a fan of the turquoise colour for cabinets, I think even this picture shows just a little bit of paint can really freshen them up!
Here they updated the cabinets with trim & added stainless steal pulls, which i love!
Check out the before picture for the Kitchen below, it’s incredible! http://www.younghouselove.com/photo-gallery-2/our-first-house/
I have even stumbled upon a budget friendly way to create your own butcher block counter tops at http://loraine-breakfastfordinner.blogspot.com And she did it all for $56, pretty amazing!
Her Counters went from this:
Another little upgrade is to add cabinet feet, to make it a little more professional looking – I wanna do this in my kitchen!
I love the before & After…
Check these Before & Afters out…
Wish I knew the link for the Reno below…. Just found it on pinterest
Here’s another great site that gives you step by step on painting kitchen cabinets.
And last but not least, here are the pictures from my own Kitchen Reno 🙂
Check out our Kitchen Reno here: https://twobertis.wordpress.com/2011/10/16/our-kitchen-reno/