Dress up the kitchen furniture with a small budget

Dress up the kitchen furniture with a small budget

Do you dream of having a new kitchen but you do not have the budget to change it entirely? You can no longer see in painting furniture, credence, worktop that are old, damaged, or old-fashioned?Do not panic, you can completely revise his kitchen with a small budget inspired by practices of home staging.

Dress up a kitchen: the work plan

If the worktop is tiled, you can repaint it with a special kitchen tile paint or cover it with a polished concrete effect coating, which you will find in a DIY store. 

If your worktop is wood, you can give it a second life by sanding it and then applying special oil to the worktop. 
A last solution is to rest over the old, a new work plan. This works for older kitchens because the height of the worktop is usually 85 cm instead of the standard 90 cm.

Dress up a kitchen: paint or adhesive coating for kitchen furniture

If you want to repaint the furniture in your kitchen, do not take any paint. It takes special painting renovation and especially well prepare its support before painting. 
For varnished, painted or melamine wood kitchen furniture, which is repainted with a special acrylic paint or resin paint, there is no need to sand. 

For an acrylic painting, count about 30 euros per liter, resin resin type resin is 3 times more expensive. 
If you do not really have the time and patience to paint your kitchen furniture and you have flat facings without moldings, you can stick self-adhesive vinyl on it.

You will find your happiness in DIY stores or on the Internet, the brands Like a Color or Venilia offer a wide choice of colors and effects: matte effect, wood effect, printed effect, effect material, … count about one twenty euros for a roll.

Dress up a kitchen: buttons and door handles

It may seem like a small detail for some people, but the furniture handles give a touch of style and style to your kitchen. Changing them is not only very simple but above all it is not expensive! 

Whether buttons or handles, you will find your happiness in decoration store or on the internet. Count on average 5 euros per door handle.

Dress up a kitchen: the shelves, the buffet, the table and the kitchen chairs

You want to refresh this buffet, these chairs and this wooden table that are gray mine, there are several alternatives. To revamp the kitchen table, you can paint your feet or tray in a color that will match the color of the furniture in your kitchen. Regarding the chairs, we can vary the colors to give pep’s. 

For kitchen shelves or the buffet, they can also be painted, customized with masking tape or wallpaper.

Dress up a kitchen: what color for what style?

It obviously depends on your tastes but also on:

  • The size of your kitchen
  • The layout of your kitchen
  • The brightness of the room
  • The style of your kitchen furniture (cupboards, table, chairs, sideboard, …)

The most popular styles for kitchens are retro style, industrial style, country style, minimalist Scandinavian or contemporary style. Choose one or two colors to revamp all of your kitchen furniture; according to these criteria above, and that are in harmony with all of your interior decoration. 

You can add touches of color with accessories, utensils and small appliances.