It doesn’t take a fortune to update your old cabinets , there are a few easy updates to spruce up your kitchen without having to invest major amounts of time and money. To update your kitchen, somthing you possible to do: Make a new backsplash, Revamp the cabinets, update counters, change a new kitchen sink add a new faucet, or you will add an useful island.
Switch up lighting or buy a new base-model stove.
For a quick, inexpensive kitchen update, consider these options:
Buy off-the-shelf cabinets with interior fittings
Paint old cabinets
Replace uppers with open shelving
Countertops: Install new composite or butcherblock countertops
Install a simple backsplash
Replace light fixtures (opt for timeless pendants like this one)
Buy a new base-model freestanding fridge and/or stove
Photography: Angus Fergusson Source: House & Home Condos 2010 issue Products & Services: Pendant light, Pottery Barn; frames, West Elm.
Tips on kitchen Updates
Install a backsplash
Adding a backsplash can be a fun project and these days there are many options you can choose from. A tile backsplash is the most cost-conscious way to go if you want something practical as well as attractive. Tiles are available both hand-made and mass produced and can be purchased for approximately $4 per square foot for an affordable, manufactured plain colored tile. Adding a few of the hand-painted tiles with unique designs will make it more interesting and unique. With all the materials, it might cost around $100 or less if you do it yourself and shop around for good, but inexpensive tile.