Are you at the stage where a decision must be made? What are we doing again: the bathroom or the kitchen? Your budget does not allow you to do both. Did you know that there are tips to redo your kitchen on a low budget? So maybe that wall tile that you find old-fashioned or those kitchen cupboards that look dated will soon be just ancient history? Renovation ! your cooking tells you. No money ! your wallet answers you. How to reconcile the two? By finding ideas that “cost nothing” or are very cheap, so to speak. Here are 10 tips and solutions that may not radically transform your kitchen but will allow you to make it tidier, more neat and ultimately more attractive.
1. Repaint your wall tiles
How to give your kitchen a new look without spending a lot and going fast? You just need to repaint your wall tiles. Nothing’s easier. You start by cleaning your tiles well. If it’s a tile that acts as a splashback, degrease it well. Then apply the paint quickly and cleanly with a roller. Finally, wipe off small marks with acetone. You will love the result.
2. Replace the cabinet door handles
If you’re not really won over by the door handles on your kitchen cupboards, there’s nothing stopping you from replacing them. You can choose from pretty, clean metal handles. This immediately gives style to your kitchen. You will easily find them, especially at certain brands that offer them at very attractive prices.
3. Free up workspace
Empty work surfaces not only ventilate the space, they also ventilate the mind. Tidy up, hang up but get rid of your worktops. With little effort, you get a great result that is sure to have an impact. Kitchens in which chaos reigns and where nothing seems to have a permanent place seem unattractive in fact. For a nicer, clearer and more convenient cooking and prep area, you absolutely need to make sure everything is clear. How? ‘Or’ What ? With drawer organizers, wall bands for hanging, enclosed tall cabinets and uniform storage boxes that visually convey calm and help keep things tidy.
4. Invest in drawer or cupboard organizers
To avoid searching for items in your kitchen, treat yourself to organizers. In short, they are dividers that allow you to store everything in its place. With such allies, no more untimely excavations. This can also apply to your refrigerator. You open your fridge and the door stays open for a few minutes because what you’re looking for is hidden in the far corner of the fridge? Opt for storage baskets!
5. Repaint your furniture
To give a facelift to furniture that you find dull or dated, you can simply repaint it. If your rustic kitchen has had its day, repaint its cupboards in a beautiful matte black or a pretty Scandinavian white or in the color of your choice. Currently, all supports can be repainted. You just need to prepare them well. Clean and degrease well before applying paint.
6. Change your credenza
Another possibility to beautify the kitchen your kitchen without resorting to substantial expenses is to change your splashback. One solution among many others remains the decorations that are glued, in other words decorative stickers. Cover your broken, damaged or no longer pleasing splashback. A simple pattern that you like can spice up your kitchen decor again.
7. Make your dishes a decorative object
Do you have beautiful dishes or plates sleeping in the back of your cupboards? Too bad ! It is clearly a waste. Show off all that potential! Display your dishes on open shelves or in display cases. It will make your kitchen appear much more alive.
8. Replace your faucet
This is undoubtedly one of the keys to renovating your kitchen. You can change a lot of things, but if you change your faucet, you are sure of the “wow” effect. Replace your standard faucet with a chic designer model and your sink will take on a whole new dimension. Your kitchen as a whole will look more elegant.
9. Treat yourself to new kitchen linen
Textiles are also a great way to spruce up your kitchen on a budget and with almost no effort. Pick your favorite design, then coordinate tea towels, pot holders, aprons, napkins and more. You will see: choosing all these elements in the same pattern or the same color immediately brings consistency to your room. And this, in no time!
10. Bring nature into your kitchen
Think of plants, they add a little something extra to your home. Fresh herbs on your windowsill are great for cooking, as they are not only visually pleasing, but also appeal to all of the other senses and, by the way, spice up your everyday food. Long live the aromatic herbs directly in the kitchen!