Kitchen Makeover on a Small Budget

Kitchen Makeover on a Small Budget

Kitchen makeover in small budget: Do you dream of having a new kitchen but you don’t have the budget to completely change it? You can no longer see in painting the furniture, the credenza, the worktop that is old-fashioned, damaged, or old-fashioned? Don’t panic, you can completely revamp your kitchen on a small budget by drawing inspiration from home staging practices.

Makeover a kitchen: the work plan

Kitchen makeover in small budget: If the worktop is tiled, you can repaint it with a special kitchen tile paint or cover it with a waxed concrete effect plaster, which you will find in DIY stores.

If your worktop is made of wood, you can give it a second life by sanding it and then applying special worktop oil. A final solution consists of resting on top of the old one, a new work plan.

This works for older kitchens because the height of the worktop is usually 85cm instead of the standard 90cm. Resin is a good compromise to revamp the worktop.

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Makeover a kitchen: paint or adhesive coating for kitchen furniture

Kitchen makeover in small budget: If you want to repaint your kitchen furniture, don’t take any paint. You need special renovation paint and above all, prepare the support well before painting it.

For kitchen furniture in varnished, painted, or melamine wood, which is repainted with a special acrylic paint or resin paint, there is no need to sand.

For acrylic paint, count around 30 euros per liter, the resin paint type Résinence is 3 times more expensive.

If you really don’t have the time and patience to paint your kitchen furniture and you have flat fronts without moldings, you can stick self-adhesive vinyl on them.

You will find your happiness in DIY stores or on the internet, the Like a Color or Vénilia brands offer a wide choice of colors and effects: plain matt effect, wood effect, printed effect, material effect, … twenty euros for a roll.

kitchen makeover in small budget
Kitchen makeover in small budget:

Paint, resin or self-adhesive vinyl, choose the right solution to give your kitchen furniture a makeover.

Makeover a kitchen: knobs and door handles

Kitchen makeover in small budget: It may seem like a small detail to some, but the handles of the furniture give character and style to your kitchen.

Changing them is not only very easy but above all, it’s not expensive! Whether buttons or handles, you will find your happiness in decoration stores or on the internet. Count on average 6 dollars per door handle.

Also, Read Top 10 Most Affordable Small Appliances for your First Kitchen.

Makeover a kitchen: household appliances

Kitchen makeover in small budget: The white dishwasher and fridge are gloomy or tarnished and lacking in peps? You can opt for special household appliance paint, but if you are afraid of getting bored, you can choose to stick adhesive stickers, masking tape, or even magnetic plates.

You can even hang wallpaper to give your fridge a makeover!

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A little masking tape or slate paint and your kitchen appliances will become stylish!

Also, Read 5 Tips To Properly Furnish your Kitchen

Makeover a kitchen: the splashback

Kitchen makeover in small budget: There are 4 options for revamping your splashback without having to break everything or install a new tile: * Special paint for tiles: inexpensive option * Decorative coating with waxed concrete effect: a little more technical but accessible and very industrial ‘chic * Adhesive plates: very easy to apply * Printing plexiglass: a material very resistant to impact Whatever option you choose, it is very important to clean your surface thoroughly before painting, applying the plaster, to glue the adhesive plates or fix the plexiglass.

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Tired of the old tiling of your splashback? The makeover solutions are numerous and economical.

Makeover a kitchen: shelves, sideboard, kitchen table and chairs

Kitchen makeover in small budget: You want to refresh this sideboard, these chairs, and this wooden table that looks gray, there are several alternatives.

To revamp your kitchen table, you can paint the legs or the top, in a color that will match the color of the furniture in your kitchen.

Regarding the chairs, we can vary the colors to give peps. For kitchen shelves or the buffet, you can also paint them, customize them with masking tape or even hang wallpaper.


Makeover of your kitchen furniture: we are betting on vibrant colors!

Makeover a kitchen: what color for what style?

Kitchen makeover in small budget: This obviously depends on your tastes but also on: * The size of your kitchen * The layout of your kitchen * The brightness of the room * The style of your kitchen furniture (cupboards, table, chairs, sideboard, …) The very fashionable styles for kitchens are retro-style, industrial style, country style, Scandinavian minimalist, or contemporary style. Choose one or two colors to revamp all of your kitchen furniture; according to these criteria above, and which are in harmony with all of your interior decoration. You can add touches of color with accessories, utensils, and small appliances.

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Limit yourself to 2 colors maximum (excluding black and white) to revamp your kitchen.