Before & After: Hideous Hood Goes from Ick to Slick for $20

Before & After: Hideous Hood Goes from Ick to Slick for $20

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Dabney Frake
Jan 24, 2015
(Image credit: On Bliss Street)

Erica's kitchen sported a pretty standard, run-of-the-mill range hood — the type we've seen a million times over in build grade homes and rentals across the country. Being a resourceful sort of person, she didn't want to spend a bunch of money for an outsourced hood cover, so she sketched out an alternative and set out to build one herself...

(Image credit: On Bliss Street)

For about $20, she covered her self-described "hideous" hood with a custom wooden box, almost like a valance box or cornice for curtains. The new shield covers the unsightly thing, and gives a fresh new face to her kitchen.

If you want to the full tutorial, Erica also shared with us her step-by-step process, which you can see in this full tutorial:

(Image credit: On Bliss Street)

For more DIY kitchen projects, head over to Erica's blog, On Bliss Street.

Thanks Erica!

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