If you think your kitchen is getting tedious and uncomfortable or cluttered, maybe it’s time for you to overhaul it. Unfortunately, kitchen makeover projects usually entail lots of money. The best way to tackle this problem is by doing the project one by one in a slow pace. So, let’s begin with the most conspicuous thing in your kitchen – the cabinets.
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One of the cheapest and most convenient ways to transform the look of your kitchen is by repainting your cabinets. You can go with the same color to add a bit of nuance, or you can use different colors for a brand-new look, just like this kitchen.
The homeowner decided to paint his dull cabinets gray to infuse an upscale look of a modern farmhouse kitchen. He also replaced the cabinet handles with cup pulls to add a more modern look.
Just an advice for you, when painting the cabinets, you’d better remove the cabinet doors so you can paint them thoroughly. And don’t forget to label the pulls and hinges so they won’t be mixed up.
Why do you have to buy new cabinets if you can replace the doors and make everything look awesome again?
There are many ideas that you can apply for your cabinet doors. One of which is replacing the old solid doors with glass ones. It is actually a DIY-friendly project. But if you are not sure about it, please kindly seek some assistance.
If you want to insert glass in your cabinet doors, you need to cut the center part of the doors out. Then place the glass that has already been cut behind the door, and secure it with fasteners. Make sure the fasteners won’t be seen through the glass.
Refacing old cabinets with veneer is the easiest way to get a new look in a very affordable price. Refacing your cabinets with veneer may look simple, but if it’s not done properly, it will look horrible. So, you have to be careful.
The first thing you need to do is removing the doors and drawers. Then, cover the front of the cabinets with peel-and-stick wood veneer, begin with the edges. Before attaching the veneer, you need to cut it to length to make them flush with the cabinets. Finally, replace the cabinet doors and drawers.
You only need remove the cabinet doors and place them on a workable surface. Then, apply your beadboard wallpaper that has been cut to the length of the cabinet doors. Then, using wood glue, attach the outer frame of the cabinets which are made of plywood that has been cut into 2” wide strips. Once the glue is dry, you can screw the frames from the inside to make sure that they will stay in place.
Just like this knob. The homeowner attached a bauble to it and turned it into a beautiful emerald knob. It is such an easy and fun project that you can do with your kids. Just use a little bit of your imagination and jazz your kitchen up.
5. Use Stencil
This white cabinet door looks beautiful with a figure of bird on it. Just like any other stencil technique, he attached a bird shape onto the cabinet door, and he began to paint the door crisp white.
The first thing you need to do is removing the doors from the cabinets. To enhance the traditional look, paint the cabinet frame dark brown. And go on to the fun part.
Measure the center part of the cabinet door so you can cut the bamboo mat to the length. Make sure the bamboo mat fits snugly into it, then you can attach it using wood glue.
To get this look, you only need to remove the cabinet doors and place them on a surface where you can work comfortably. Lay the mosaic tiles onto the cabinet doors to see whether they fit snugly. If you think they’re just perfect, attach the tiles using mosaic tile adhesive.
Those are 10 cheap cabinet makeover ideas that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. They are not only cheap but also fantastic. Now cooking is not a boring chore anymore.