Before After And Kitchen
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Before & After: A Drab Rental Kitchen Gets a Luxe Cottagecore Makeover for $300Projects & Improvements
Proof that a small budget can make a big impact.
Mar 5, 2023
B&A: A Paint-Fueled Redo Gives This Beige Box Apartment Some Much-Needed CharmProjects & Improvements
Visions of Paris inspired this cozy makeover.
Feb 27, 2023
B&A: This Home's Coastal Redo Shows How to Decorate on Theme in the Chicest WayProjects & Improvements
The kitchen and home office both incorporate coastal elements in this sophisticated makeover.
Feb 24, 2023
B&A: This 202-Square-Foot Studio's Chic Redo Was Inspired by an Unlikely SourceProjects & Improvements
Paint and peel-and-stick wallpaper played a major role in this makeover.
Feb 13, 2023
B&A: A 1970s Farmhouse's Kitchen and Bedroom Get a Fresh Cozy-Meets-Modern RedoProjects & Improvements
The new look is relaxed and inviting — perfect for the growing family that lives there.
Feb 10, 2023
B&A: 3 Budget-Friendly Projects Give This Gray Kitchen Some Much-Needed Pep
Wait until you see the fridge.
Feb 8, 2023
B&A: A Small NYC Kitchen's $3,600 Redo Offers Smart Takeaways for Renters
Small-space tips and renter-friendly advice incoming!
Feb 2, 2023
B&A: A Dated Kitchen and a Dull Living Room Get a Bright-Yet-Inviting New LookProjects & Improvements
Modern updates make the home feel fresh, but special details make it feel totally cozy, too.
Jan 31, 2023
6 Kitchens That Will Persuade You to Embrace a Closed Floor PlanDesign Ideas
These homes show that it can be worth it to go against the open-at-all-costs trend.
Jan 27, 2023
B&A: A Cabinet Overhaul Helps This '70s Kitchen Maximize Space and Natural Light
"This house is a true '70s home with a very '70s kitchen," this designer says. "From the mustard linoleum floors, laminate counter tops, a huge fluorescent troffer light, and last but not least, the 'boob light,' this kitchen was practically screaming for a makeover."
Jan 26, 2023
B&A: Boring Cabinets Become a Luxurious Coffee Station in a $2,000 DIY Redo
This dining room bar feature goes from too-small to totally grand.
Jan 21, 2023
B&A: A $1,500 IKEA-Powered Redo Doubles This Rental Kitchen's Storage SpaceProjects & Improvements
There's a lot more usable counter space now, too.
Jan 15, 2023
B&A: A $5,000 Redo Gives This Brown Kitchen More Storage, Light, and Charm
This budget-friendly overhaul features a few smart tricks worth making note of.
Jan 12, 2023
B&A: This Dramatic Kitchen Redo is the Work of Creative, Budget-Savvy Renters
"As renters sometimes we feel powerless to improve our spaces," this apartment dweller says. She and her husband (and their landlord) came up with some quick fixes for this once-dated kitchen.
Jan 9, 2023
Before and After: On HGTV’s “Celebrity IOU,” Drew Barrymore Adds Warmth and Function to a Friend’s KitchenProjects & Improvements
The kitchen was scarce, lacked function, and had worn-down wooden floors. It was also in need of more storage, counter space, and room to host dinner parties. 
Jan 3, 2023
B&A: A Small Kitchen Gets an 8-Hour Organizing Makeover for Under $1,000Organizing
This crucial project was left to a professional organizer.
Dec 25, 2022
B&A: A Few Smart DIYs Go a Long Way in Brightening up This Dreary 1990s RVProjects & Improvements
The space is bright and welcoming now — a far cry from the blah brown of before.
Dec 24, 2022
B&A: Subtle Changes Crank the Charm to 100 in this Teeny Cabin Kitchen
The previous owners made great small space-friendly decisions, and these two new proud new cabin owners took the project to the finish line.
Dec 17, 2022
Before & After: Cindy Crawford Opens Up a Cramped, Outdated KitchenProjects & Improvements
In the latest episode of HGTV’s “Celebrity IOU".
Dec 13, 2022
B&A: A Falling Apart 1960s Avion Trailer Gets a Groovy Retro-Inspired Redo
This pro restorer used historic photos to help revive his 1960s aluminum trailer.
Dec 9, 2022
B&A: An All-White Minimalist Redo Makes This Kitchen Feel Cozier Than Ever
A layout change meant this reno was a big undertaking — but it had an equally big payoff.
Dec 6, 2022
Naomi Watts Renovated Her Hamptons Kitchen During the PandemicProjects & Improvements
A beachy update to her 80s style kitchen.
Nov 14, 2022
B&A: A 2000s Kitchen Keeps Its Cabinets in This $2,000 Scandi-Industrial Revamp
These homeowners kept their kitchen reno budget low by DIYing everything. Their cool concrete counters, for instance, only cost $200. Even more impressive? The redo took 10 days.
Nov 10, 2022
B&A: Small Changes Make a Big Impact in This Heavily Used KitchenOrganizing
Not all successful organizing projects require a massive overhaul.
Nov 10, 2022
B&A: A Small 1940s Kitchen Gets a Smart New Layout and a Fresh Look to Match
"Gosh, it's so hard to pick one thing that I love most," this homeowner says of the after. "I just love how the space feels. It is calming, bright, modern, minimal, and it makes me happy every time I walk into it."
Oct 29, 2022
B&A: This Cozy $3,000 RV Redo Is Packed with Budget-Friendly Small Space Ideas
A key ingredient in this transformation? Paint, of course.
Oct 25, 2022
Before & After: Jeanne & Richard’s Danish Modern KitchenProjects & Improvements
After lighting struck their Texas home, Jeanne and Richard were forced to rebuild their kitchen from the studs. Rather than constructing a carbon copy of what had been lost, they decided to start anew celebrating their love for Danish Modern design and reminiscent of their parents’ open ranch-style homes.Armed with dozens of images for inspiration (including some from AT, which they discovered through their research!
Oct 17, 2022
HGTV’s “Farmhouse Fixer” Gives a 19th Century Farmhouse a Refresh
A modern twist on a historic house.
Oct 17, 2022
Before and After: A Bizarre Beige Kitchen Makes a Total Change for $1,600
Home Projects
A homeowner with virtually no construction experience redoes her kitchen to suit her tastes.
Oct 16, 2022
These 5 Makeovers of 1970s Kitchens Are the Best We’ve Ever Seen
Home Projects
They went from far-out to fantastic.
Oct 13, 2022
Before & After: Closet Pantry MakeoverProjects & Improvements
Mai’s pantry redo is a treat for the eyes — how many of us can relate to her “before” image? Standard wire shelving, jumbled up goods… essentially a dark hole in the wall that just gets the “keep the door closed” treatment. Come see this simple, refreshing makeover that will inspire you to tackle even the scariest of pantries!
Oct 13, 2022
B&A: An '80s Kitchen's Overhaul Gives It a Retro-Meets-Scandi Vibe
This homeowner calls her kitchen reno's style "modern eclectic." Her tile, color, counter, and floor choices work great together.
Oct 12, 2022
B&A: Fresh Paint Takes This Kitchen from Cookie-Cutter to Custom in a $500 Redo
The builder-grade espresso-shade is long gone from this now-cheery and cozy kitchen.
Oct 3, 2022
Before and After: An Old Kitchen Learns New Tricks With a Window-Filled Addition
And a Santa Monica meets Sussex vibe with the founder of Sweet Laurel Bakery!
Oct 2, 2022
B&A: A Secondhand Dresser Gets a New Life as a Functional Kitchen Feature
A dresser in the kitchen?! This DIYer proves it's absolutely a good idea.
Sep 27, 2022
Before & After: Cookbook Display Goes Front-FacingOrganizing
My kitchen is spacious by city apartment standards, but really lacks in storage. While an inexpensive tower shelf stored my cookbooks just fine, I found that I wasn’t particularly inspired to use them, and the positioning partially blocked doorway. So I decided to break out my favorites and display them with some reverence… by facing them forward. You may have already spied these cookbook shelves in my January Cure party post.
Sep 20, 2022
Before and After: A "Cave-Like" Kitchen and Dining Room Receive a Major RevampProjects & Improvements
Light and bright — without adding any windows!
Sep 18, 2022
B&A: A "Dark, Small Cave" Kitchen Keeps Its Footprint But Gets a More Open Look
Some snazzy wallpaper and new paint do a lot to make this kitchen feel bigger and more inviting.
Sep 5, 2022
B&A: A $3,000 Vintage-Inspired Redo Gives This Tiny LA Kitchen a Big New Look
This kitchen redo is packed with plenty of small space inspiration.
Sep 1, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Farmhouse Fixer” Gives a 1700s Farmhouse Kitchen a Neutral, Modern MakeoverProjects & Improvements
The young couple called on farmhouse expert Jonathan Knight to help them bring the home into the 21st century (while maintaining some of its historic charm) in the season 2 premiere of “Farmhouse Fixer.”
Aug 25, 2022
B&A: A 1950s Kitchen Gets a $5,000 Redo (But Keeps Its Charming Retro Cabinets)Projects & Improvements
Preserving their kitchen's original cabinets "saved a tremendous amount of time and money," the homeowner says.
Aug 24, 2022
B&A: 5 DIY Projects Totaling $2,500 Give a Dark 2010s Kitchen a Fresh New Look
Here's what to do with that awkward empty space above early- and mid- 2000s kitchen cabinetry.
Aug 16, 2022
B&A: Sleek IKEA Cabinetry Modernizes and Maximizes a Brown Kitchen from the '90s
"Take time to live in your space before making a design plan," this homeowner advises. "Understanding the functionality of your space is vital to making the best design ideas."
Aug 6, 2022
8 Ideas to Keep Open Shelving Styled and Organized, According to Renovations
Home Projects
If you’re looking for ways to keep this area from falling into disarray, these eight ideas from past before and afters are sure to keep your open shelving styled and organized.
Aug 5, 2022
B&A: A Tiny NYC Kitchen Gets a Timeless, Functional Redo for Under $5,000
This part-DIY, part-pro reno made the most of a teeny galley kitchen.
Aug 2, 2022
B&A: 3 Peel-and-Stick Projects Transform a Rental Kitchen for Just $200
A little contact paper goes a long way in this teeny kitchen.
Jul 26, 2022
HGTV’s “No Demo Reno” Takes a Kitchen and Den Out of the 90s
In the latest episode of the HGTV series, Jenn gave their home (including the kitchen and living room) some functional and modern upgrades.
Jul 25, 2022
This Family Built a Secret Kitchen Slide Under the Counter
Any chance they could fit a swing set and monkey bars in there too?
Jul 24, 2022
B&A: A Bold, Retro-Inspired Paint Color Reinvigorates an Off-White Kitchen
This homeowner's best color advice? "Test out many paint colors, but don't be afraid to just go for it, even if it's something you've never seen before and seems like a bold choice."
Jul 21, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “No Demo Reno” Gives an Outdated Home Some Bright, Neutral Upgrades
In the most recent episode of “No Demo Reno,” the couple enlisted Jenn Todryk to help them give their house a few clean and simple upgrades.
Jul 19, 2022
B&A: A $500 Peel-and-Stick Makeover Totally Transforms a "Dark & Dingy" Kitchen
A brownish gray kitchen becomes a fun, retro-looking cook space — no demo required.
Jul 12, 2022
B&A: The "IKEA Fairy" Transforms a Lackluster Kitchen into a Timeless Cook Space
When it comes to completing a budget kitchen reno that's also stylish, it's hard to beat IKEA.
Jun 27, 2022
B&A: A $4,000 Vintage-Style Kitchen Redo Has Tons of Budget-Friendly DIY Ideas
This kitchen transformation shows how to revamp dated surfaces without breaking the bank.
Jun 9, 2022
Before and After: Halle Berry Gives a 1920s Home a Needed Update
Halle Berry renovates her fifth grade teacher's home.
Jun 7, 2022
Before & After: A 1960s Kitchen Gets A Fresh Look
Renovating a kitchen is a delicate balance: You want to make an of-the-moment cooking space, but you also want to honor the house’s original architecture and era.
Jun 6, 2022
B&A: An Early 2000s Kitchen Gets a Contemporary New Look for $1,000
Painting the cabinets made them unrecognizable from their orange-ish wood stain before and had a big impact on the whole kitchen.
Jun 5, 2022
Before and After: A Small, Dirty Kitchen Gets a Scandi Minimalist Glow Up
Fit for a family and with a stunning circular window!
Jun 4, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine” Updates a Tudor Home
In the latest episode of HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine,” the Piercys helped modernize the Oak Park, Illinois home and make it more functional for a busy family of five.
Jun 1, 2022
B&A: A 2001 Kitchen Gets a Modern Redo Without Scrapping the Cabinets
Take it from this homeowner: In a kitchen redo, one of the most important steps in painting your cabinets is the prep work so they're nice and smooth. Also important? Splurging on high-quality finishes here and there.
May 29, 2022
B&A: Painting the Cabinets in This Kitchen Made Everything Look New Again
There are three great cabinet painting tips in this redo by Drew Scott of Lone Fox Home.
May 25, 2022
Before & After: A Designer Built a Stylish Kitchen in a Former YMCA
Original details and modern finishes collide in this unique space.
May 21, 2022
B&A: This Cheerful Retro Kitchen Redo is Full of Small Space Upgrades to Steal
Whether you use them all, or just pick one idea to bring to your own space, this makeover is packed with inspo. And by the way: The new floor and wall treatments are renter-friendly!
May 17, 2022
B&A: Flipping the Layout of This '90s Kitchen Made It Way More Spacious
The kitchen feels much more modern and open now, thanks to losing a wall and adding in a bolder new cabinet color.
May 12, 2022
B&A: A Tiny 1945 Galley Kitchen Gets a Luxe-Looking, Space-Maximizing Redo
Discounted secondhand cabinets came to the rescue in this stylish kitchen makeover.
May 9, 2022
B&A: A Cluttered Corner Becomes a Cute and Functional Kitchenette for Just $580
A mother-daughter duo completed this budget-savvy redo together.
May 8, 2022
Before and After: HGTV’s “Renovation Goldmine” Restores an Old Kitchen
Plus, an old Hoosier cabinet gets a new lease on life.
May 6, 2022
B&A: A 1977 Camper Gets a Fresh Redo Inside and Out for About $8,500
This DIYer was inspired by fond memories of the passed-down camper from when she was a child.
May 3, 2022
B&A: A 1954 Kitchen Keeps Its Checkerboard Floors But Adds Chic IKEA Cabinetry
"Real estate agents cannot tell that this is an IKEA kitchen and refer to it as 'very luxurious'" this homeowner says.
Apr 24, 2022