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Money Saving Designer Kitchen Makeover Tips
February 22, 2019

When you start researching how to spruce up your kitchen, you quickly realize just how expensive it can be. These days, you don’t need marble countertops or all stainless steel appliances to make your kitchen look high end. If you want the look for less, these tips will spruce up your space without overspending on time and money.

Repaint the Cabinets

If your kitchen looks like it hasn’t been updated in the last 20 years, a quick upgrade is painting those old cabinets. Much cheaper than replacing, it can be done by yourself or is affordable enough to hire someone else to do. All white is always nice, but grey and blue are also very trendy cabinet colors. Don’t worry though, interior design trends tend to last about a decade longer than fashion trends do! To make a small kitchen look bigger and brighter, consider choosing a reflective gloss paint. This will give a boring kitchen some stunning modern flare.

Change the Lighting

New light fixtures are a great easy way to update a kitchen without spending the big bucks. Consider not only the style of lighting (modern farmhouse pendants, industrial metal chandeliers, or traditional brass sconces) but also the function. Think in terms of zones: the overall kitchen overhead, the undercabinet, and the dining area.

Change the Lighting

New light fixtures are a great easy way to update a kitchen without spending the big bucks. Consider not only the style of lighting (modern farmhouse pendants, industrial metal chandeliers, or traditional brass sconces) but also the function. Think in terms of zones: the overall kitchen overhead, the undercabinet, and the dining area.

Photos Courtesy of: www.potterybarn.com

Photos Courtesy of: www.potterybarn.com

New Hardware

Arguably the easiest change you can make is to your cabinetry hardware. Add a little personality, or match to the style of your cabinets. Whether it’s a traditional style to match shaker cabinets or an industrial look to complement modern cabinets, remember that the finish does not have to match your faucet, but more importantly should complement the tones of your kitchen. Another important thing to consider is how the hardware feels in your hand. Is it comfortable to pull, or does it feel sharp or awkward?

New Faucet

Appliances like the refrigerator, stove, and dishwasher are big-ticket items, but faucets are a simple low cost to item to replace! A sink is a centerpiece to the kitchen, and getting a newer sleeker faucet for it can enhance the entire look of your kitchen with hardly any labor, time, or money. In fact, the wide selection of what MR Direct offers is sure to please any homeowner. MR direct has got you covered with everything from traditional double-handle styles to contemporary spring-spouts and sleek modern single handles. We also have a variety of unique finishes to match your style. With high-quality faucets, fast delivery, and amazing customer service, MR Direct is the easiest choice when you want a fast, easy, and affordable kitchen makeover!