Before & After: A 30-Hour Total Kitchen Turnaround for Under $600

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(Image credit: Wendy of Thank Fifi)

Wow! Wendy’s kitchen makeover was renovation free and budget friendly. She went from standard issue to a colorful, customized tile wonderland in 30 hours. Check it out!

(Image credit: Wendy of Thank Fifi)

From Wendy: For my kitchen makeover we worked to a pretty tight budget but man I gotta tell you, I love it. You know when you go to a party and everyone winds up in the kitchen? Yeah, that’s basically me – every single night. Party for one. This is my most favouritest space. It’s open plan with the living space and with all signs of those ugly, brown, laminate cabinets removed, it is just an oasis. We began my budget kitchen renovation by painting the units with Annie Sloan chalk paint.

(Image credit: Wendy of Thank Fifi)

Now, I never hated my tiles but they were kinda… meh. You know? I mean, they were just so beige. Hardly living out my Spanish casita Pinterest dreams. And then a friend introduced me to Beija Flor World. Mind officially blown. Surely stickers over tiles were going to be kinda naff? Well, you tell me.

(Image credit: Wendy of Thank Fifi)

I actually received samples of two different designs around four months ago so I can confidently say that even in that time there has been no peeling or any other weird side effect you might be concerned about with stickers. Basically these are the bomb. New tiles, without retiling.

(Image credit: Wendy of Thank Fifi)

Then we re-skinned the kitchen bar with pale concrete and added simple blue and white decor accents to complete the look.

Total hours spent to complete the kitchen project – 30!

Approximate budget – £450/ $547

Thank you so much, Wendy! You can see more photos and get more info on Wendy’s blog Thank Fifi.

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