To save money, this HGTV fan built a range hood out of plywood and then painted it to match her existing cabinets. She also purchased unfinished table legs online, painted them and added them to the base of her cabinets.
Simple built-ins to create a mudroom or storage anywhere from a kids room to a laundry room by adding shelves or a deeper bench for sitting. Or instead of custom, buy two thrify store bookcases and paint them, bolt them to your wall and add wainscotting between them. Then pick up a thift store bench and cut it to fit. Add the hooks and you're set. - interiors-designed.com
Decorative tile subtly draws attention to a range. The recessed portion -- distinguished by border tile -- mirrors the arc of the entire range area. Over-the-range cabinetry conceals the vent and task lighting while also providing storage.