See How This Dated Kitchen Got a "Decluttered" New Look (The Tile Stayed!)
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The old oak cabinets were replaced with fresh ones from IKEA.
See a Cookie Cutter Kitchen Get a Dramatic Green and Black Makeover
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The DIY green backsplash tiles are a must-see.
Feb 17, 2024
See a “Dark, Cramped” '80s Kitchen Get a Fresh, Airy Update
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Goodbye, square tile countertops and linoleum floors.
Feb 14, 2024
See How New Tile Transforms These 2000s Kitchen Cabinets (Instantly!)
The cabinets are the same, but look way more modern.
Feb 12, 2024
See a “Very White” Kitchen Get a Warm, Cottage-Inspired Update
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The goal was to add “personality and warmth” to a once all-white kitchen.
Feb 10, 2024
See How This “Bland” ‘90s Kitchen Got a Forest-Glam Redo (for $130!)
Three DIY projects transform the space.
Feb 7, 2024
See How '90s Shaker-Style Cabinets Get a “Dramatic, Earthy” Makeover
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She did it (almost) all by herself for under $12,000.
Feb 6, 2024
See How a Windowless Kitchen Gets a Bright New Look (for $250!)
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You won’t believe how much a can of paint can transform a space.
Feb 2, 2024
A “Boring Beige” Studio Kitchen Gets a $600 Peel-and-Stick Makeover
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The "after" looks so different that you'd never guess it's renter-friendly.
Jan 29, 2024
This 1970s Kitchen Feels MUCH Taller After a Dramatic Makeover
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The overall footprint is still the same, but the “after” feels like a much taller space.
Jan 28, 2024
Cabinet Paint and a DIY Backsplash Revive a “Bland” Rental Kitchen
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The renter picked colors she wouldn't get sick of.
Jan 24, 2024
$1,000 Later, a "Tired" Kitchen Is Now Colorful and Kitschy to the Max
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If you’re looking for playful, vibrant inspo for your space, this is it.
Jan 22, 2024
This “Country” Kitchen Scraps the Pine Cabinets for a Bold Makeover
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The new color combo is unexpected, but it totally works.
Jan 22, 2024
An “Extremely Dated” English Kitchen Gets a Cottage-y Update for $3,000
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It's DIY-packed.
Jan 17, 2024
A “Modern Meets Vintage” Kitchen Makeover Saves Big on Luxe Cabinetry
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The “after” makes 300 square feet feel massive, thanks to smart cabinetry, color choices, and more.
Jan 11, 2024
A Budget Kitchen Redo Makes Chocolate Brown Cabinets Look Oh-So Chic
Find two ways to fake the look of expensive marble herein.
Jan 9, 2024
A No-Demo Kitchen Makeover Transforms This “Sterile” White SpaceProjects & Improvements
The countertop glow-up is unbelievable.
Dec 25, 2023
This $750 Kitchen Makeover Uses Pole Wrap in a Fresh Way
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“I'm surprised by how fundamentally different the space looks — and the ability to get there without spending thousands and thousands of dollars,” this renter says.
Dec 19, 2023
This Stunning Kitchen Makeover Features “Vinyl-Wrapped” Cabinets
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A color change makes a big difference.
Dec 12, 2023
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.
Dec 4, 2023
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
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 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
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