Updating kitchen doors
Mix up colors on upper and lower cabinets, or on cabinets and islands as shown here, to add richness.
The unfortunate drawback is it can be a long, gruesome DIY project to take on if you decide to paint them yourself.
If your kitchen is looking a bit tired, you don’t have to spend a fortune to give it a fresh new look.
All it takes is a little time, effort and creativity to pep up the heart of your home.
Note that cabinet hardware can get very fancy and expensive — costing and up for a single ornate knob.
But you’ll get a huge bang for a few bucks by buying 10-packs of simple, contemporary hardware at big box stores for less than (that’s a knob! To save time and money, replace 1-hole hardware with 1-hole upgrades; 2-hole with 2-hole. Nothing updates old cabinets as quickly as fresh coat of paint.