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This Woman’s Kitchen Was Almost Unrecognizable After She Got Done With It

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If you decide to renovate your kitchen, you’ll easily discover that it’s definitely 

 the most expensive room to renovate. If you’re wondering how much is a kitchen renovation, you’ll see that it can easily reach more than $10,000. The kitchen that we renovated this time belongs to a couple who has just moved in with their kids in an old house and spent almost all their money into buying their house.

There is certainly no more room for investing thousands of dollars into renovating that old kitchen, but we’ll show you a few inexpensive kitchen renovation ideas that will transform an outdated kitchen into the cooking space of your dreams.

The key to not go over budget with a DIY kitchen remodeling is to make the most out of doing some of the tasks yourself. There are a lot of things that you can do on your own or with just a bit of help from someone who is skilled in painting and cutting wood. You’ll save big bucks with this DIY kitchen renovation, so go ahead and get together all the stuff you need to start your project.

Our kitchen renovation ideas were used in an old kitchen which still looked pretty good but really needed some polishing. The cupboards and drawers were still in very good condition, and if yours are the same, you can easily start your DIY kitchen remodeling by purchasing some stain blocker that will help the regular paint stick to the laminated material. Make sure you check out kitchen remodeling pictures and ideas on Pinterest to help you get some inspiration for painting your room with the right colors. You can get a lot of inexpensive kitchen renovation ideas to transform your old furniture into completely new items – we’ve chosen to transform an old cupboard into a floating island bench which looks brand new and proves to be amazingly useful. Among our kitchen remodeling ideas on a budget, you’ll also find some interesting tips that will help you redesign your cupboards and make room for a lot of storage space. If you’re a young family with kids, just like the ones we helped today, you’ll surely need that extra space for depositing bowl, bottles and lots of fresh fruit and healthy snacks. Get inspired by our kitchen renovation ideas and create a contemporary kitchen that will be the perfect place to cook and enjoy your meals with your family.

Start your DIY kitchen renovation project

Start your DIY kitchen renovation project
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When you decide to go for a DIY kitchen renovation project, you need to make sure that you have all your kitchen renovation ideas put together.

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Remove some of the old cupboard doors

Remove some of the old cupboard doors

To reclaim some space, your DIY kitchen remodeling project should include removing some of the furniture that just doesn’t have a purpose anymore. Look at how much space we’re going to create by removing the lower part of this cabinet!

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Remove electrical sources that are not useful anymore

Remove electrical sources that are not useful anymore

Once you start your DIY kitchen renovation, remember to remove all electrical sources that are just not useful anymore. It’s also a way to keep it safe for the kids, so make sure you cover or secure the electrical sources that popped up when you removed any unwanted pieces of furniture.

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Use a multi-purpose tool for your DIY kitchen renovation

Use a multi-purpose tool for your DIY kitchen renovation

Our kitchen renovation ideas include using a multi-tool that will help you trim all the excess material from your cupboards. If you don’t have such a tool, you can choose to rent it instead of buying it.

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Slide out the old pieces to get some space

Slide out the old pieces to get some space

The family that we helped in this DIY kitchen remodeling project wanted some more space to use for cooking and placing items. The cupboard that we removed was just unnecessary, but the free space that we got will be perfect for preparing food, just near the sink.

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Add some accessories to embellish the cupboards

Add some accessories to embellish the cupboards

To create an open display area, attach some accessories that will make your old cupboards look brand new. Remember to use some nails to secure the accessories into place.

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Complete look of our kitchen remodeling ideas for cupboards

Complete look of our kitchen remodeling ideas for cupboards

This is what we got from removing the lower part of the cupboard and remodeling the upper part. Now, there’s plenty of space to prepare any meals, and the cupboard will serve great for any kitchen cutlery or tableware.

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Refurbish any old pieces that you can still use

Refurbish any old pieces that you can still use

We’ve decided to also use some of the old materials for our DIY kitchen remodeling, so we’re taking advantage of a tool to smooth out the surface of the timber before painting it.

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Use a stain blocker for your DIY kitchen renovation

Use a stain blocker for your DIY kitchen renovation

This shellac based stain blocker is perfect to use if you need to repaint any of your laminated cupboards and cabinets. It will serve as a base layer for your paint, and it will help it stick.

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Use a good-quality paint for your cupboard DIY kitchen remodeling

Use a good-quality paint for your cupboard DIY kitchen remodeling

After you have applied the base layer, continue your DIY kitchen remodeling by painting your cabinets in a neutral, classic color that won’t become old-fashioned in a few years.

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Reinvent your old pieces of furniture

Reinvent your old pieces of furniture

This cabinet is in very good condition, but our kitchen renovation ideas involve giving it a more contemporary look to make it fit perfectly in the newly-renovated kitchen.

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Start disassembling your old standing cabinet

Start disassembling your old standing cabinet

One of our small kitchen remodeling ideas included creating a kitchen island bench from an old standing cabinet. Start by taking off any sections that don’t belong on the newly refurbished piece of furniture anymore.

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Use some lockable caster wheels for more flexibility

Use some lockable caster wheels for more flexibility

A floating island bench should be mobile, so don’t forget to use some lockable caster wheels to be able to move it around your kitchen.

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Paint your new floating island bench

Paint your new floating island bench

For this DYI kitchen remodeling idea, we removed the old shelves and repainted this old cabinet with white paint, which gives it a fresh, contemporary look.

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Final look of your new floating island bench

Final look of your new floating island bench

This is the new look of the floating island that we transformed from an old cabinet. Check out our upcoming posts to see what we’ve done with the rest of this DYI kitchen remodeling project.

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