Before After And Kitchen
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$300 Later, This Rental Kitchen Is No Longer Recognizable
This is what Tara’s kitchen looked like when she moved in this past year. Not too pretty, eh? With her landlord’s approval, we did a light reno that didn’t cost a lot, but made a major difference in both appearance and function. Spending money on a rental isn’t for everyone — but for those of you who love to cook, have a horrible kitchen, and plan to stay put for awhile, then a little investment may well be worth the time and expense.
Jul 16, 2020
Jennifer’s Small Space Kitchen Renovation: The Big Reveal
Name: Jennifer Pade Type of Project: Kitchen remodel Location: West Village, New York, New York Type of building: 300 square foot apartment in a co-op building For those of you who have been following along with Jennifer’s NYC kitchen remodel, and who saw the truly dire state of her original kitchen, this reveal will be especially satisfying. The work is done, the dust has cleared, and now it’s time to take a look at the finished product.
Jul 16, 2020
Before and After: This Lackluster Kitchen Was Remodeled from Head to Toe
This plain kitchen was sort of… fine? We’ve seen gross kitchens and this one was far from it. If anything, it was a little sterile, with various off-white shades paired with some unflattering lighting. Here’s another view, where you can see that there weren’t any accent colors, textures, metal-mixing, or any of the other design elements that give a space interest.
Jul 16, 2020
Before & After: A Travel Inspired Kitchen Renovation
If there’s a leading trend, it’s embracing color, and that’s exactly what the talented crew at DC design firm Residents: Understood did with their clients Danielle and Peter. Using the young couple’s wanderlust as inspiration, R:U set about transforming sterile gloomy to bold global.Given that Danielle and Peter met while studying in Europe, got engaged in Iceland, and will be married in Italy this fall, they wanted to make a home that suited their vibrant life together.
Jul 15, 2020
Kitchen Before & After: From Dark & Dated to Light & Glamorous
Ever since Denise and her husband Brad moved into their 1937 California Ranch style home six years ago, the dark and dated kitchen was always a sore spot for her. Not only was it stuck in the ’80s, it also lacked adequate storage.It wasn’t until the birth of their daughter that she realized she would be spending a lot of time in the kitchen as a stay-at-home mom — and she needed a space that was open, warm, and reflected her love of old world glamour.
Jul 15, 2020
Before & After: Kitchen Makes the Most Out of Inherited Oak Cabinets
Back in 2011, Annie and her husband had a little difference of opinion when it came to the oak cabinets in the kitchen of their new home. She hated them, and he loved them. Since she had carte blanche everywhere else in the house, she wrote into Apartment Therapy asking how they should redecorate and still respect his wishes.
Jul 15, 2020
Before and After: This 100-Year-Old Converted Church's Kitchen Reno is a Stunner
The redo took advantage of original historical elements, while creating a bright, airy, and livable space.
Jul 11, 2020
Before and After: A Brown '70s Kitchen Gets a Cozy Farmhouse-Style Redo
New cabinets, backsplash, countertop, and more add tons of vintage-inspired character to create a welcoming cook space.
Jun 22, 2020
Before and After: A Mini $100 Makeover Turns This Dark Kitchen Colorful and Fun
The after's full of great renter-friendly solutions.
Jun 17, 2020
B&A: A Dark, Dingy, & Dated Kitchen Got an Incredibly Cute Update for Only $500
This home's old kitchen was a sore thumb before its budget refresh: the backsplash was mismatched tile, the floors were dingy linoleum, and the entire space was dim.
Jun 15, 2020
Before and After: A 1920s Home Finally Gets a Kitchen That Fits (and Functions)
This full-blown renovation took two months and cost $10,000.
Jun 11, 2020
Before and After: HGTV’s “Good Bones” Transformed This Dated Kitchen From Cramped to Airy
Wait until you see the herringbone backsplash.
Jun 10, 2020
B&A: An Outdated Kitchen Gets a Remodel, But Keeps the Gorgeous Vintage Vibes
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This 1906 Craftsman house in Los Angeles got a kitchen remodel, but instead of stripping away ALL the vintage charm, they refreshed the space and honored previous eras.
May 29, 2020
Before and After: This Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Redo is Open Concept Done Right
Sometimes you have to knock down a few walls to fully brighten a space.
May 29, 2020
Before and After: A $100 Rental Kitchen Redo with a Million-Dollar Personality
This kitchen goes from plain to punchy with a few low-budget tweaks.
May 25, 2020
Before and After: A DIY IKEA Kitchen Reno Brings in Lots More Light
With six kids, a spacious and functional kitchen was a must for this family.
May 21, 2020
Before and After: Jeremy Renner Transformed His Mom’s Kitchen From ’70s Cramped to Modern and Spacious
Just wait until you see the massive kitchen island.
May 19, 2020
Before and After: A $1000 Kitchen Redo With a DIY Island Surprise
This rental kitchen redo is packed with ideas worth stealing for your own home.
May 17, 2020
Before and After: A Teeny Kitchen Gets a Major IKEA-Filled Upgrade
"Most of the stuff we own is cooking and baking supplies, so we knew we would either have to majorly downsize or do something about the kitchen space," says the owner.
May 2, 2020
Before and After: This Pantry Porn Comes Courtesy of IKEA and the Dollar Store
In case you've ever wondered what $100 worth of jars looks like.
Apr 22, 2020
Before & After: I Organized My Parents' Cabinets From Cluttered to Streamlined
I’ve taken mental notes of projects that can be tackled in my parent's home—one of them being the kitchen cabinets.
Apr 21, 2020
Before and After: Little Changes Make This Dark '90s Kitchen Boho Breezy
Full ingredients list? Paint, hardware, accessories, and creativity.
Apr 18, 2020
Before and After: A Full-Blown Redo for This Cramped Galley Kitchen
We should mention: This is a total DIY job.
Apr 14, 2020
Before & After: An Industrial Kitchen Created with IKEA Cabinets
You know when something doesn’t quite fit. For Violaine and Gaëtan, the style of their country kitchen just wasn’t a reflection of their preferred industrial style. A Belgian architect now living in Montreal, Gaëtan designed the new kitchen himself in his spare time. They sold the old cabinets, tiles and appliances on the internet and grabbed a hammer to start renovating. The result is unique and simply gorgeous.
Apr 14, 2020
B&A: Thanks to IKEA Cabinets, a Dark 75-Square-Foot Kitchen Is Now Modern
Shannon Tate-Giordano of Shannon Tate Interiors says this kitchen's remodel has changed her clients' lives. "Good kitchens always do."
Mar 24, 2020
Before and After: A $2,500 Refresher Keeps this 1950s Kitchen's Charm Intact
All the inspo you need to wallpaper your kitchen.
Mar 19, 2020
Before and After: Just $2,000 Turns This '90s Kitchen into a Scandi-Boho Dream
This DIY kitchen redo is full of smart savings.
Mar 14, 2020
Kitchen Remodel Makeovers: 20 Great Before & After Transformations for Every Budget
A "before & after" bonanza of reader-submitted projects, organized by budget.
Mar 11, 2020
Before & After: Bold Color in the Kitchen
When Lee moved into his apartment rental, the kitchen was stark white and sterile. Check out what some color and black and white self adhesive floor tiles can do…With the help of a hair dryer, he removed the old, cracked vinyl tiles, and replaced them with Armstrong self adhesive floor tiles (cost $90). By positioning them at an angle, he created a diamond pattern that helps to distracts the eye from the railroad apartment’s “long & skinny” shape.
Mar 11, 2020
Before & After: Floorboards to Cheese Boards
Brooklyn to West‘s Ariele has done it again. In my opinion, she’s the junkyard, dumpster diving, demo-ed house DIY Queen. This gal finds discarded household materials throughout Brooklyn and transforms them into artistic, thoughtful, and beautiful everyday objects. Most recently, she’s taken floorboards and changed them into cheese boards. Genius? YES!Ariele never ceases to amaze me.
Mar 11, 2020
B&A: A Dated Kitchen's Incredibly Colorful Remodel Still Honors Its Retro Roots
This 1920s house's kitchen was old, but not in a charming way. The floor was dirty linoleum, the counters had gross tile and grout, the sink was chipped, and the lighting was ugly fluorescent!
Mar 3, 2020
Before and After: Two Months and $6000 Later, This Kitchen's Unrecognizable
You'll want to steal the new cabinet color ASAP.
Feb 20, 2020
Before and After: This Gray Kitchen is About to Get WAY More Fun
Wait until you see the ceiling.
Feb 12, 2020
Before & After: This Kitchen's Colorful Floors Will Be Your Favorite Thing
A redo of a 1912 home's galley kitchen makes room for bold pattern.
Feb 6, 2020
Before and After: A DIY Kitchen Redo That Would Make Chip and Jo Proud
Open, airy, with farmhouse flair? Count us in.
Feb 4, 2020
Before and After: A 90-Square-Foot Kitchen Doubles in Size (and in Style)
This DIY gut job yielded seriously impressive results.
Jan 29, 2020
Before and After: Paint and Hardware Make These Kitchen Cabinets Look Brand New
The after's lighter, brighter, and way more modern.
Jan 27, 2020
Before and After: This Kitchen Redo is a Perfect Blend of Modern and Traditional
It's a little last century, a little this century, and a lot stylish.
Jan 25, 2020
Before and After: After a Sewage Leak, This Kitchen's Better Than Ever
With disaster comes the opportunity to rebuild.
Jan 17, 2020
Before and After: A DIY Kitchen Redo Axes "Two Decades Worth of Grease"
This one-time rental kitchen's total overhaul made it way more functional—and lots prettier, too.
Jan 13, 2020
B&A: This Dated 600-Square-Foot NYC Apartment Gets a Beautiful, Low-Cost Upgrade
Although it's a rental, Ashley used lots of low-cost upgrades, covering ugly tile with laminate stickers, ugly countertops with marble-look contact paper, and more ideas.
Jan 10, 2020
Before and After: A Stylish $50 Kitchen Island Redo Done in a Day
This small change makes a huge difference.
Jan 8, 2020
Before and After: This $500 Rental Kitchen Is Packed With Great Ideas
Tiny space, big style—and a whole lot of inspiration.
Jan 6, 2020
The Best and Boldest Patterned Tile Before and Afters We Saw This Year
This was the year of statement-making tile, and these redos are the best of the best.
Dec 24, 2019
Our 10 Favorite Painted Cabinet Before and Afters of 2019
This budget-friendly trick is timeless, and these stunning projects prove it.
Dec 23, 2019
Sabina’s “Dated, Depressing” Kitchen Gets a Bright Makeover
Project by: Sabina Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania We moved into our house three years ago and it was love at first sight. We loved everything about it—except the fact that it was incredibly outdated. So, after putting up with our dated, depressing kitchen for three years, in June of 2015 we finally started our dream kitchen renovation. We had replaced a few of the appliances with our own when we moved in, so we didn’t opt to get all new appliances during this renovation.
Dec 19, 2019
The “Decor Refresh That’s So Powerful, It Looks Like a Renovation” Kitchen Makeover
Every so often, someone sends in a project that 100% reaffirms my belief in the power of paint along with good diy and decorating skills. This is one of them. Take it away (and OMG, amazing job!
Dec 19, 2019
The “The Quick Yet Powerful 1k Kitchen Style Transformation” Makeover
Project by: Karen We just moved into a 1929 Tudor bungalow. The kitchen is small and has only one window. The upper cabinets made the room seem darker. In addition, they were hard for me to reach (I’m 5’2″). So I took them out and replaced them with open shelving in gloss white. The room was instantly brighter. I added storage in the pantry to make up for the lost cabinet space. So I took out the upper cabinets and replaced them with open shelving in gloss white.
Dec 19, 2019
The “Just Isn’t Me” $500 Kitchen Makeover
Renovation by: Kristyn Location: Pittsburgh There was nothing WRONG with the kitchen when I purchased my first home except that it wasn’t me. It didn’t fit the 1920s Tudor Revival style of the house or my preferred bright, colorful, organic modern look. Although I don’t love bead board, there was no reason to replace the clean and sturdy cabinets. So I embraced it, adding more to the side and back of the island that separates kitchen from dining room.
Dec 19, 2019
The “See You Later, Princess” Kitchen Makeover
Renovation by: Patti Location: Phoenix, AZ We moved into our fixer-upper exactly one year ago and finally finished the last room – the kitchen. I think the previous owner must have fantasied about being a princess because every single room was painted pink (including ceilings and doors!) and had wall to wall purple carpeting.
Dec 19, 2019
The “Va Va Voom Victorian” Kitchen Makeover
Alison Dahl Kelly shared photos and the story of her amazing kitchen and dining room makeover with us. Take it away, Alison: Purchased in 2009, our artfully restored 1880’s townhouse has been taken apart and put back together again, restoring some old and adding some new. What attracted us to buy this house were the still-intact original details—parquet flooring, tin ceilings, marble fireplaces, built-in cabinetry, his and hers vanities.
Dec 19, 2019
The “Under $11,000 Overhaul” Kitchen Makeover
Renovation by: Katy Location: Decatur, GA We bought our 1958 ranch style home last year and right away knew we wanted to completely overhaul the kitchen. Everything except the appliances were original to the house and there was a wall that closed the small space in, making it feel even smaller.
Dec 19, 2019
The “Stuck in the 60s Kitchen” Makeover
Project by: Kara and Matt Location: Charlotte, NC This past spring we purchased a 1960’s style brick ranch that aesthetically was still stuck in that decade. The home had great bones, but like most houses built at that time, contained lots of tiny “living” spaces, like a small L shaped kitchen, a super dark paneled den and a long, narrow living room.
Dec 19, 2019
Before & After: The Good Old Days Just Got Better – A Retro Reinvention Renovation
When faced with an outdated kitchen, it’s a natural reaction to want to go for the gut and simply start with a clean slate. It takes a a good eye and plenty of design confidence to recognize a situation where not everything has to go and instead, successfully build on the old, seen-better-days bones of the room.
Dec 19, 2019
Before & After: An Architect’s Own Creative Kitchen Renovation
Renovation by: Takbir Fatima from DesignAware Location: Hyderabad, India This kitchen had been through a lot of wear: the original construction was faulty, causing leakage in the floor, the original design allowed for almost no natural light to enter the kitchen, and previous tenants’ lack of maintenance had made an entire wall stubbornly greasy. Before moving in, I brought down the wall separating the kitchen and dining areas, opening up the space.
Dec 19, 2019
Before and After: The 12 Best Kitchen Redos We Saw in 2019
Looking to cook up some style in your own home? Get inspired by our favorite kitchen redos of the year.
Dec 18, 2019
B&A: A Dated Kitchen's Remodel Not Only Saves Its Vintage Charm, It Improves It
This 1924 brick bungalow is old and has character, and needed just a little work to fix it up. The kitchen remodel is a gorgeous improvement that keeps the vintage charm.
Dec 17, 2019
Before and After: DIYs and Savvy Shopping Remake a Kitchen for $1000
Those dollars go a long way in this kitchen transformation.
Dec 13, 2019
A Townhome's Makeover Proves How Powerful Paint for Kitchen Cabinets Can Be
Almost everything in this townhome's remodel was replaced except kitchen cabinets, which were totally transformed thanks to sage green paint and a new tile backsplash.
Dec 10, 2019
Before & After: Thanks to Smart Budget Ideas, a Dated Kitchen Is Much Improved
The total budget for the renovation was a lot less than you might think, too.
Dec 5, 2019
Before and After: $1000 Rental Kitchen With One Luxe-Looking IKEA Hack
You won't even believe it's the same kitchen.
Dec 1, 2019
Before and After: See How $70 Transforms This Dark Kitchen
It's a lot of bang for less than a Benjamin.
Nov 26, 2019
Before and After: Little Changes Made a Big Difference in This Kitchen
See if you can spot all the tiny swaps that make this kitchen look brand new.
Nov 21, 2019
Before & After: 15 Kitchen Makeover Projects from Our Readers
We love a good transformation, and some of the biggest happen in the kitchen. Here are 15 of our favorite kitchen makeovers sent in from our readers that are sure to inspire you to get cooking. → Before & After: A Brown & Tiny Kitchen Gets Brightened and Space Maximized!
Nov 20, 2019
Under $1000 Kitchen Makeovers (That Look Like A Million Bucks)
These will knock your socks off, despite the teeniest tiniest price tags imaginable.
Nov 20, 2019
Before and After: A Bright Budget Redo for this Lime Green Kitchen
Lime green: great for slime, not always so great for cabinets.
Nov 4, 2019
Before and After: A $900 Redo Made This Kitchen Look Twice as Big
Fresh paint, new hardware, stylish lighting... the new kitchen's got it all.
Nov 1, 2019
Before and After: The 10 Best Kitchen Renos We’ve Seen This Year
We see a lot of kitchen makeovers, and these are our editors' favorites of the year... so far!
Oct 29, 2019
Before and After: An Outdated Home Got a Contemporary Remodel
Old cabinets and wall-to-wall carpet in much of the rooms, the interiors were pretty outdated before the renovation.
Oct 24, 2019
Before and After: Black and White Revved up This Blah Brown Kitchen
As this homeowner says, "paint, elbow grease, and lack of fear are my secret weapons!"
Oct 18, 2019