Keep crumbs out with plastic tubing: If crumbs, papers or even flatware falls into the gap between your countertop and refrigerator, fill the void with nearly invisible plastic tubing. Clear tubing is available at home centers in several widths starting at 1/8 in.
Build these handy undersink roll-out storage trays in a weekend. You can tackle this project with simple carpentry tools and some careful measuring. You can make all the trays in an afternoon using building products from your local home center or hardware store.
Renew Kitchen Countertops If your laminate kitchen counter-tops are worn but still sound, give them a fresh, new look by resurfacing them. A variety of colors are available, and the process is no harder than painting.
Ways to Make Painting Kitchen Cabinets Easier Spray on a Clear Coat - I would use a spray clear coat of Polyurethane or Polycrylic. You can buy these in a spray can or use in a paint sprayer. It will save you the time of brushing it on.