Updating an old kitchen
But you’ll get a huge bang for a few bucks by buying 10-packs of simple, contemporary hardware at big box stores for less than (that’s a knob! To save time and money, replace 1-hole hardware with 1-hole upgrades; 2-hole with 2-hole. Nothing updates old cabinets as quickly as fresh coat of paint.Painting cabinets yourself is cost-effective — a few gallons of paint, sandpaper, cleaner — but the process is time-intensive.Not all cabinet doors are candidates for a changeover, however.
A French farm table and whitewashed English Regency chairs sit on a Madeline Weinrib rug from ABC Carpet & Home."Just updating the pulls can be a major transformation for very little money.This has been a popular design element for years and is showing no signs of changing anytime soon.Paint it, stain it a darker color or clad it in beadboard.They’re also among the most expensive feature to replace in the kitchen.So that’s where these inexpensive cosmetic miracles fit in.