If your kitchen is in need of some serious remodeling then DIYing can be crucial to saving some money. There will probably be some things you’ll need to hire a professional for, but the more you can do yourself, the more money you’ll save. Here are some of our favorite DIY tutorials for an outdated kitchen.
- Paint Kitchen Cabinets
- Installing Cabinet Hardware
- Insert Glass into Cabinet Doors
- Adding Trim to Kitchen Cabinets
- Beadboard on Front of Cabinets
The DIY Network tends to be a reliable place to learn how to DIY, and painting your kitchen cabinets is a very popular DIY project right now. It takes a lot of time and effort and even some skill, so be patient. Here is our favorite DIY kitchen cabinet painting tutorial from the DIY Network – See the tutorial!
Installing cabinet hardware can be tricky. It’s important to know exactly how to do it so you don’t end up with crooked hardware. Once you’ve chosen the hardware you want to install, check out this tutorial on how to install it!
It’s becoming more and more popular to open up the kitchen and make it feel bigger. One way to do that is by putting glass inserts in your kitchen cabinet doors. It’s a bit of a process, but it can be worth it. Before you start, make sure you’re only doing the cabinet doors that you definitely want to display the items in. Check out the tutorial from HGTV!
If your cabinets are from the 50s or 60s, then it’s likely that they are flat and boring. Adding a simple straight-lined trim can really make a huge difference to your kitchen cabinets. This blogger, from Naptime Decorator, put together a great tutorial of her kitchen cabinets before and after the trim was added. Check it out!
This design works great for cottage style kitchens. It adds texture and draws focus to the cabinets in your kitchen. There are a couple of ways to get the look, but the tutorial we like the most adds real beadboard to the cabinets instead of using a wallpaper. The wallpaper works too, but the real beadboard will be more sturdy and easier to clean. Check out the tutorial!
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