A Dated Kitchen’s Wallet-Friendly Upgrades Tone Down the Brown
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Before, the cabinets, floors, and counters in this kitchen were “way too brown,” the homeowner says.
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A Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Packs Big Style into 85 Square Feet
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Best yet, the upgrades only cost $1,000.
Nov 28, 2023
A Builder-Grade Kitchen Gets a Cozy Cottage Makeover for Just $450
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No demo needed!
Nov 20, 2023
Before and After: A Magical Mid-Century Modern Designer Kitchen Reno
Hello, vintage charm and plenty of space for a prized vintage Pyrex collection!
Nov 19, 2023
My Dated Kitchen's Gut Reno Unearthed a Beautiful Brick Wall
It went from totally ‘80s and dated to historic, charming, and cool.
Nov 16, 2023
An Awkward Wall Gets a New Life as a Luxe Green Kitchenette
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These renters squeezed a super practical (and beautiful!) kitchenette into just 40 square feet
Nov 13, 2023
Fresh Doors Give This Kitchen’s Dated Wood Cabinets a Whole New Look
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From wood cabinets to (way chicer) wood cabinets.
Nov 11, 2023
A Plain Kitchen Goes from White to Wow with a Retro-Inspired Makeover
The matching seating, wallpaper, and curtains are patterned perfection.
Nov 9, 2023
This No-Demo Bathroom Redo Cost Just Under $300, but Looks Way Pricier
So long, stained shower.
Nov 5, 2023
This Renter-Friendly Kitchen Redo Fakes the Look of Painted Cabinets
The whole transformation cost just $250.
Nov 4, 2023
Black Paint Transforms Dated '90s Cabinets in a Daring Kitchen Redo
Black cabinets are still neutral — but seriously high-impact.
Nov 1, 2023
A $30 DIY Project Adds Rental-Friendly Maximalism to a Blank Kitchen
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If you're a maximalist who rents, grab a pencil (and scissors and peel-and stick)!
Oct 29, 2023
An Empty Kitchen Corner Gets a Practical Redo with a DIY Dining Nook
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Now, it’s warm and functional for a family.
Oct 28, 2023
A Design Duo Turns a Dark Kitchen into a Tiny, Mid-Century Modern Jewel BoxDesign Ideas
With green tile, walnut cabinets, and a few small-space, mid-century modern-inspired power moves.
Oct 28, 2023
This Maximalist Kitchen Makeover Features a Clever $8 Cabinet Hack
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“I hope this project is a great demonstration of what can be achieved with paint and pattern,” the homeowner says.
Oct 22, 2023
A Red-Carpeted (!) Kitchen Looks Unrecognizable After a DIY Makeover
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“There were decades' worth of stains in the carpet,” the DIYer says.
Oct 17, 2023
A “Beige on Beige Mess” Kitchen Gets a $225 Renter-Friendly Redo
The landlord actually reimbursed the renters for the new hardware they picked — it looked THAT good.
Oct 15, 2023
This Apartment Kitchen’s Smart Reno Makes Room for Way More Cabinetry
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The homeowners were specifically looking for something dated that they could redo, and the “before” totally fits the bill.
Oct 10, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Makeover Stylishly Maximizes Its 88 Square Feet
This kitchen went from brown, white, and dated to brown, white, and totally modern.
Sep 27, 2023
A Dated ‘90s Kitchen Gets a Low-Cost Redo with “Parisian Cafe Vibes”
The “after” feels fresh and lively.
Sep 20, 2023
A Loft Kitchen’s Refresh Adds Storage — And a Warmer Style
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The after is industrial, but not too industrial.
Sep 16, 2023
A White Kitchen’s Colorful Redo Has a Must-See Bold Backsplash
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“I wanted something with personality — something brave and welcoming,” the homeowner says.
Sep 12, 2023
Before & After: This Under-$200 Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Brings the Drama
All it took was a can of paint and some elevated hardware.
Sep 7, 2023
A ’90s Kitchen’s Big Reno Is “a Story of Splurges and Saves”
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The footprint stayed the same, but the “after” looks so luxe.
Sep 5, 2023
Before & After: These Glam Peel-and-Stick Floor Tiles Refreshed a Bland Kitchen
Plus, a can’t-miss step if you want your tiles to last.
Sep 4, 2023
B&A: A Closed-Off Kitchen’s 1952 Layout Gets a Stunning Open-Plan Redo
The fresh color palette is inspired by nature.
Aug 26, 2023
B&A: A $6,400 Kitchen Redo Is Almost Entirely from Facebook Marketplace
“Facebook was 100% instrumental in this project,” this DIYer says of her ultra-budget-savvy project.
Aug 23, 2023
B&A: A $1,400 Galley Kitchen Redo Proves the Power of Paint Projects
Consider this one way to interpret expensive wallpaper. The after is unrecognizable.
Aug 14, 2023
B&A: How a Renter Brightened Bland Kitchen Cabinets (Without Paint) for $35
Update your kitchen cabinets without spending a fortune — or losing your security deposit.
Aug 14, 2023
B&A: This Rental Kitchen Redo Features Clever DIYs for Tiny Spaces
This renter made big use of her small square footage.
Aug 12, 2023
B&A: A Tiny Galley Kitchen Goes Big with a Game-Changing New Layout
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“It feels like one big room now,” this homeowner says. Before, the 1977 kitchen felt cramped.
Aug 8, 2023
B&A: A Cramped White Kitchen Goes Bigger and Bolder for Under $3,200
The after is pure sunshine.
Aug 2, 2023
Before and After: Designer Emily Henderson Tackles a No-Demo Kitchen Reno
And it looks amazing.
Jul 27, 2023
B&A: A "Glum and Grubby" ’80s Kitchen Gets an Under-$600 Refresh
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Before, the fruit tiles, tan color scheme, and melamine cabinets were straight out of 1985.
Jul 24, 2023
B&A: After This Gray Kitchen’s Sunny Redo, Every Hour Is Golden Hour
Now, the DIYer says the kitchen “feels like walking into a giant hug.”
Jul 22, 2023
B&A: A Builder-Grade Kitchen Gets a Bespoke Boho Redo for Under $2,500
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With a stylish solution for the existing wood cabinets!
Jul 17, 2023
Before and After: Knocking Down a Wall Was a Game-Changer in This Kitchen Redo
This homeowner’s vision for her kitchen? “A classic farmhouse oasis.”
Jul 14, 2023
B&A: An ‘80s Kitchen Gets a Two-Tone Cabinet Paint Job for Just $300
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Plus, this first-time cabinet painter has some great DIY tips for getting the job done.
Jul 6, 2023
B&A: A 1965 Kitchen Gets an Era-Honoring Redo That Still Looks Fresh
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The homeowners kept costs down for this full renovation by using some clever workarounds.
Jul 1, 2023
B&A: An IKEA Hack Bench Is a Space and Budget Win in This Kitchen Redo
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Because the DIYers already owned the plywood and the base of the bench, the project was basically free.
Jun 15, 2023
B&A: A "Falling-Apart" Kitchen Gets a Fresh, Light-Filled Makeover
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The new modern farmhouse-style kitchen is filled with natural wood touches.
Jun 3, 2023
B&A: A Smart Redo Makes This 1969 A-Frame’s Kitchen Feel Much LargerProjects & Improvements
This tiny A-frame kitchen’s redo is timeless and small-space efficient.
May 30, 2023
I Tried 3 Rental-Safe Cabinet Upgrades — And Was Surprised by My Fave
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My kitchen cabinets desperately needed a new look, so I put three reversible transformations to the test.
May 26, 2023
B&A: New Cabinets and Counters Give This ’60s Kitchen Its Groove Back
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You’ve heard of mid-century modern, but have you heard of modern-meets-mid-century? This kitchen redo is inspired by the ’60s but fit and functional for the 2020s.
May 22, 2023
B&A: A $200 Kitchen Project Does Open Shelving the Renter-Friendly Way
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“I always really wanted to add open shelving, but didn’t think it was possible because we were renting,” this DIYer says. Using about $200 worth of materials, she proved herself wrong.
May 15, 2023
B&A: A $5,000 Redo Makes This Rotted 1962 Caravan a Vibrant Retro Retreat
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When these owners purchased their caravan, it was in much worse shape than they first thought. A complete overhaul brought it back to life.
Apr 27, 2023
B&A: A Bland Kitchen’s Vibrant Redo Features One of 2023’s Hottest Colors
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The color combo makes this kitchen feel extra inviting.
Apr 26, 2023
B&A: This Chic Kitchen Redo Is a Prime Example of How to Renovate in StagesProjects & Improvements
“Since this was my first place I owned, I wanted to make the entire space feel like me,” this condo dweller says.
Apr 19, 2023
B&A: A Daring Paint Job and Fresh Tile Revive This Tiny, Tired Kitchen
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The new kitchen feels a lot more inviting.
Apr 17, 2023
B&A: A 1930s Kitchen Gets an Easy “In-the-Meantime” Refresh for $200
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“The budget for this kitchen refresh was really to spend as little as possible,” this DIYer says.
Apr 16, 2023
Before & After: An IKEA Hack Turns a Dated Kitchen into a Stunning Space
This kitchen is seriously unrecognizable but still fits in with the rest of the home.
Apr 8, 2023
Before and After: A Rental Kitchen Keeps Its 1960s Cabinets in This $600 Refresh
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“I plan to stay in this place for some time, so the effort put in is worth it,” this renter says. His (totally removable!) updates cost $600.
Apr 7, 2023
B&A: A Bland '90s Kitchen Gets a Character-Packed DIY Redo for $7,000Projects & Improvements
The new cook space isn't just beautiful — its reimagined layout makes it more functional, too.
Mar 30, 2023
B&A: 5 Budget-Savvy Paint Projects Give This Decades-Old Kitchen a New Life
"Never underestimate the power of paint!" this homeowner says of her paint projects — including her countertops which look unrecognizable after a $125 project.
Mar 19, 2023
B&A: Smart Layout Changes and Fresh Finishes Brighten up a Dark 1960s HomeProjects & Improvements
This renovation doubled the kitchen size and made the main bathroom feel way bigger, too.
Mar 15, 2023
B&A: A 20-Year-Old Kitchen Gets a Room-Brightening Redo and a Bold Paint Color
The makeover mixes high and low to create a unique space that doesn't break the bank, the homeowner says.
Mar 14, 2023
This TikToker “Vinyl Wrapped” Her Oak Cabinets, and It Looks So SleekProjects & Improvements
Perfect for rentals and ideal for those who can’t commit fully to a kitchen reno.
Mar 13, 2023
B&A: A Gut Reno and a New Layout Make a Cramped Kitchen Way More Usable
The extensive renovation project made this kitchen, last touched in the 1990s, more functional for a family.
Mar 12, 2023
B&A: A $1,900 Redo Makes a "Too Brown" Kitchen More Stylish AND More FunctionalProjects & Improvements
The wishlist for this redo included more storage, better lighting, a larger sink, better ventilation, and a new backsplash.
Mar 7, 2023
B&A: I Gave My Dated Galley Kitchen a Modern, Functional Overhaul for $8,000
DIYing as much as possible helped keep costs low, and allowed for splurges on bigger ticket items like appliances.
Mar 8, 2023