We’ve all watched it…. those shows on HGTV where they give someone a dream kitchen, but the cost of it all gives you nightmares. So how do you get your dream kitchen on a budget? With quick and easy projects that don’t break the bank. All of these budget kitchen ideas cost under $50, but can make your space feel like brand new.
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Paint is the ultimate tool in budget kitchen ideas. It is one of the easiest way to transform any space, but look past the walls and see how you can use it in other places. Painting your cabinets might be the biggest transformation you can make in your kitchen. Here’s the proper way to paint your cabinets.
Don’t put that paintbrush down just yet – painting the floor is another great way to bring in lots of color and charm. Whether you are using a solid color floor paint or go for some pattern with a floor stencil – it’s a great way to update your kitchen flooring for dirt cheap.
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Painted cabinets? Check. Painted floors? Check. Have you thought about “painting” the counters? You can resurface it fairly easily with this inexpensive counter painting kit if you don’t have hundreds to replace them.
Itching for a bigger impact? Maybe you want to try your own hand at building a new kitchen island. My plans for this one only takes about 2 hours to build.
Open shelving makes a kitchen seem lighter – and it’s super easy to do in just a few minutes and is super cheap, too!
Lighting can make such a huge difference in any room – but especially in a kitchen where it’s always needed. These farmhouse lights are only $32 each, so you can flip the switch on your style just by changing them out.
This may be the easiest of them all: change out your cabinet hardware. All it takes is a few minutes and a screw driver and you’ll be done.
You’d be amazed at how a tiny change can have such a big impact – and now you know how to to it on a dime.