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Hidden Cabinet Hacks Dramatically Increased My Kitchen Storage

Unless you designed your kitchen from scratch, with a custom layout and cabinets, it's probably not perfect for your needs. But new cabinets can quickly eat up a small remodeling budget, and re-designing the kitchen isn't usually an option if you rent. I won't even get into the environmental impact of trashing old cabinets and producing new ones. Fortunately there are a lot of clever DIY ways to make the most of your current kitchen cabinets.

from Hometalk

Medicine Cabinet Makeover for Less Than $2.

Simple makeover of the medicine cabinet for less than $2. [media_id:3482384] Inside of our medicine cabinet looked very bland. I did not want to paint it. It wo…

from Diy & Crafts Ideas Magazine

15 Do it Yourself Hacks and Clever Ideas To Upgrade Your Kitchen 10

FREE plans and tutorial! Learn how to build a wooden spike rack! Easily attachable to the inside of any cabinet door!

from The Family CEO

Simple Glass Jars

Kitchen - soapstone counter, drawers instead of cabinets, tall glass cabinets, retro hardware

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Create a Kitchen Focal Point — with a beadboard cabinet backsplash for less than $10!!

Oh, smart! Just remove 2 kitchen cabinet doors, add painted beadboard in back. Voila, adorable open-shelving decor focal point!


After painting our oak cabinets cream I felt like they needed a glaze but didn't want to take them down and hassle with the glazing process. I picked up a stain marker by Minwax (lowes, wal mart etc) for less than $5. It took me about an hour and a half to basically draw a line in all the crevices on the doors and drawers and I love the outcome. The stain is oil based over oil based paint. I used the dark walnut stain marker for this look. The left cabinet is the before pic.

from Monica Wants It: A Lifestyle Blog

Staining Oak Cabinets an Espresso Color {DIY Tutorial}

I am freaking out! For less than $50 I can get rid of my oak cabinets in my kitchen and bathrooms! This is a great tutorial on how to gel stain your cabinets. Before this I thought my only option was to paint the cabinets white, but now I'm excited that I can have the espresso cabinets I crave. Yay! Yay! Yay! ::happy dancing::


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