Redesigning a kitchen in this market can surprisingly cost from $7,500 to $55,000, and that’s a lot of money to spend. If you want to remodel your kitchen but don’t have the budget for it, you can still create easy and affordable improvements in your dull and old kitchen. You don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on making impacting and noticeable changes to your kitchen. A small and eye-catching change would do it.
Here are ten affordable and easy ways to make your kitchen look noticeably new:
- Repainting the cabinets
What makes a kitchen look dull is how the color just doesn’t seem to blend with the rest of the kitchen’s color. Repainting the kitchen cabinets can change the look of your kitchen a lot especially if you pick the right colors to combine. Standard colors that are said to help improve appetite are a combination of copper red, orange, dark red, and pink.
- Replace handles and cabinet pulls
Getting new handles and pulls is a noticeable change in your kitchen and it’s the quickest change you can make. When you choose handles and pulls, don’t get ones that are personal and “cute” because you’ll get tired of them fast.
- Repaint a single wall
If you don’t have time to paint your cabinets, why not repaint a single wall and make it a few shades darker? Interior designers usually refer to this as a wall accent.
- Remove or replace cabinet doors
Glass paneled cabinets might be the huge upgrade your kitchen needs. It gives your shelf an elegant display and makes your plates and bowls an exciting addition to the decor. You can also remove the doors to give your kitchen a lighter space.
- Use small appliances as decorations
These small appliances are the best decorations you can put in your kitchen like brightly colored toasters, mixers, etc. They’re small, light, and easy to move around.
- Replace kitchen’s light with a pendant light
Colorful light pendants look good in any kitchen. They’re functional and at the same time decorative. Aside from the design of your pendant lamp, the way it lights up the room can transform the kitchen.
- Add curtains to your windows
Curtains can add color to your kitchen but in choosing one for a window near the sink, choose Roman shades rather than fabric curtains that can break from water splashes. Roman shades are easy to pull up when it’s time for you to use the sink.
- Remodel your countertops for cheap
Replacing your countertops aren’t expensive, and they can make your cabinets look much better. Laminating would only shed you a few hundred dollars, and they have a lot of designs to choose from including ones that look like real stones.
- Glossy paint or backsplash
A backsplash is not only a beautifying attractive addition to your kitchen but also very useful in preventing hard water deposits. However, they may be a little pricey, but a great alternative to this is glossy paint. The glossier, the more resistant to water.
- Rug near the sink
Rugs are stylish and functional. They can absorb splashes on the ground and at the same time help add color to your kitchen.