The kitchen is the heart and hub of any home. From mealtime to merriment, the kitchen serves as the spot for parties and family-centric events. And due to its perennial popularity, the kitchen is often the number one room that homeowners want to overhaul. Still, updating and renovating a kitchen is often a pricey endeavor and not something for the budget conscious to tackle. While a full kitchen remodel might be out of reach, there are plenty of ideas for adding personality and panache to a kitchen in need of a revamp.
Here are a few ways to make that old kitchen feel new:
Forget fancy tile and expensive paint, one way to give a kitchen a bit of fresh flavor is with a wall mural. Ideal for homeowners who are craving a unique look, bright and bold wall art can add serious and inexpensive cheeriness to a culinary center.
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A copper farmhouse sink with a vine design provides any kitchen with serious eye candy. Perfect for a rustic or country cottage kitchen, a deep sink works with granite, quartz or marble counter tops. For those on a budget, a new sink is an easy and affordable upgrade.
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As a kitchen commonly doubles as a workspace and office, it’s a necessity to have good lighting. Give a kitchen a fresh facelift with chic pendant lights. Whether nickel lanterns, glass chandeliers or industrial pendants, these low hanging lights offer cozy and contemporary flair.
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Transforming an entire kitchen is likely to add up to thousands of dollars. Instead of undertaking a budget breaking upgrade, installing a tile mosaic behind the stove or sink will create a dazzling decorative statement without the hefty price tag. Artsy and pretty, a maple tree mosaic backsplash is the perfect addition to any kitchen in need of a new look.
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For those who can’t afford a kitchen renovation, simple floating shelves offer an opportunity to create a revitalized space without ample funds. Oftentimes, open shelving can be achieved merely be removing cabinet doors and are perfect for storing chic dishware or mason jars full of baking supplies. Practical and trendy, wall shelving makes a tired kitchen feel fresh.
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