After the Makeover A fresh coat of a custom-blend beige paint for $30 from Sherwin-Williams was an easy upgrade to this formerly aqua kitchen area. Other DIY-friendly switches, such as tiling the backsplash and updating the cabinetry, were key to making this makeover a success.
Most DIYers can install an entire room of laminate flooring in one day. Most laminate flooring comes in planks that simply snap together with a tongue-and-groove system. The planks can be cut with a circular saw or hand saw, too. Click through for the step-by-step!
Spread Color Around Dark countertops and cabinet hardware provide much-needed contrast to a white kitchen. Small pops of color in the cabinet interiors and a splash of pattern on the window treatments play into the beachy character of the home
What do you all think of this? Our flooring looks like this. I think three walls light cream and then one dark red accent wall in the dining area. I did this in Munich and really liked it. Maybe I should stick with what I like.
Curtains or shades is a fun, inexpensive way to put color into your kitchen. Pick a fabric that you love, with a proportionate pattern to your space (large pattern in large kitchen, smaller pattern in a smaller kitchen). Try to pick fabrics that are easy to wash. Have Fun with Fabric
Take the Eye High: Here, molding atop the sleek wood cabinets draws the eye upward. If there is a soffit above your cabinets, framed prints, decorative plates, or large ceramic tiles would achieve a similar effect. For the greatest sense of expansiveness, choose objects that harmonize with the background rather than stand out against it.
Small-Space Farmhouse Sink Go for a retro look with a square apron-front sink that's compact enough to fit into any kitchen remodel. Farmhouse sinks, also called apron sinks, range in size to fit your plan.
Add Accessories. Like any good outfit, a kitchen needs accessories. The wall at the end of this galley kitchen mixes hanging art with leaning frames and pretty dishware. Below, a bright red stool adds a fun pop of color.
A Showstopping Backsplash makes any small kitchen space dramatic and inviting. More small-kitchen decorating ideas: http://www.bhg.com/kitchen/small/small-kitchen-decorating-ideas/?socsrc=bhgpin112113showstoppingbacksplash&page=1