Revamping Your Kitchen on a Budget

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Your kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where you meet after a long day, share a meal and chat with your family. Having a functional, comfortable, and stylish kitchen is easier than you think.

Massive kitchen renovations where you rip everything out and start from scratch can be expensive. In these uncertain financial times, not everyone can drop $50,000 to get a dreamy kitchen to spend time cooking fabulous culinary creations.

Kitchen remodeling can be as simple as giving your room a fresh coat of paint, resurfacing your counters, or switching out your cupboard hardware. Let’s talk about all the ways that you can revamp your kitchen on a budget.

Paint Your Cabinets

If your cabinets are outdated or worn but are still solid and functional, you can create a whole new kitchen look with just a coat of stain or paint for under $100. Freshen up your cupboards without having to take on an extensive renovation project.

You can choose paint or stain color or mix and match with the primary color and an accent. You can also save time by avoiding having to clean and sand down your cabinets by using a resurfacing product with a subtle texture.

Resurface Your Counters

Your kitchen counters take a real beating. If you are tired of looking at cracked or stained counters, it’s time for a revamp project. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get new-looking countertops or go for a full replacement.

Using innovative products like resurfacing textured epoxies, you can simply pour a new topping for your counter in no time. You can choose from various colors, textures, and finishes to match any decor or style for under $200-$300.

New Hardware

You may not have given much thought to your door and drawer pulls. These functional knobs can make a real statement and change your kitchen’s whole look. From sleek brushed metal finishes to unique cut crystal drawer pulls, replacing and updating your cupboard hardware can revamp your look and give it a modern flair for under $200.

Backsplash

The space between the back of your counter and the bottom of your cupboards can be an often forgotten area. If you want to add a pop of color, pattern, or texture to your kitchen, think about adding or updating your backsplash. Go for a sleek subway tile pattern, or add some textures ceramics in different shades and sizes for a rustic look.

You don’t have to be a DIY expert to add a new backsplash. There are hundreds of affordable, fashionable patterns for your backsplash available in easy to install peel-and-stick format. Simply pull off the backing, line up your pattern, and stick to your wall for under $100.

Faucets

Older, rusted, or leaky kitchen faucets can not only be a pain but can give your kitchen an outdated look. Simple and sleek faucets are a great replacement option. Find almost any style and finish for under $100 to update your kitchen look.

 

Take on some of these easy kitchen projects to give your whole room a revamped look while sticking to your renovation budget.