31 Update Ideas To Make Your Kitchen Look Fabulous

Here's how you can make your kitchen look great!

By Hometalk Hits

A complete kitchen remodel for $4500

See how she created her dream kitchen!

Refresh your countertops with paint

If you have laminate countertops, you don’t need to replace them for a new look.

Install some wallpaper to transform the room

Wallpaper is a great way to add design and style without breaking the bank.

Take off the cabinet doors for open shelving

You’ll get rid of the cabinet door problem altogether and never have to paint anything.

Stain your cabinets with a gel

It’s similar to painting, but you’re really just bring out the natural wood, and it’s harder to mess up.

Or add some art to your cabinets

Granted, this DIYer skillfully painted her, but you can do the same thing with a stencil.

Use textured wallpaper for a cool backsplash

This is easy and will cost you the fraction of a tiled backsplash.

Or imitate subway tile with paint

If you have painting skills, you can try this for a lot less than actual subway tile.

Cover the glass doors with window film

If you don’t want to see your dishes all the time, window film is a classy way to cover them up.

Add lighting under your cabinets

A great way to add some modding lighting with just a few supplies and steps!

Tack on placements and colorful utensils

We love this idea so much, because it is so different.

Update your boring appliance with paint

This Kitchen Aid got a whole new ‘do, and it was just with a bit of paint.

Add some style with a funky wine rack

Rustic? Bohemian? You decide with this stylish piece of useful decor.

Or grab some wood and build your own

Drill some holes in this standing wine rack for a cool look.

Make a clever wire basket mail station

Who knew a $5 cleaning caddy could make your home so organized?

Create a rustic chic mason jar wall art

Your kitchen will look all pretty and charming with this on the wall.

Or this incredible HOME shelf

Imagine walking into your kitchen and seeing this sign. Isn’t that homey?

Give your floor a new look with contact paper

It might not work for high-traffic areas, but it might work for that tiny spot in the corner. (Amanda C, Hometalk T

Or add a floor design with a painted canvas

This patterned design is like having a waterproof rug on your kitchen floor.

Add a pretty pattern to your fridge shelves

Your fridge will look newly upgraded, and you can take them off whenever you feel it’s gotten old.

Revive your countertop with contact paper

Replace that yucky laminate countertop without actually doing any work.

Dress up your knobs with pretty patterns

Buy some cheap wood knobs, Mod Podge them with paper, and voila!

Or place pretty paper in glass knobs

Whatever the style, this small update makes a big impact in the kitchen.

Double counter space with a raised shelf

Keep your utensils above and your recipe books below.

Or add a small portable kitchen island

You can stow it away, bring it out, and even take it with you around the kitchen.

Make a rustic shiplap bakery sign

We want one of these in every kitchen this year.

Build a tiered tray countertop space saver

All you need are some frames and candlestick holders to make this awesome tiered tray.

Give your fridge an adorable makeover

Add your own personal touch and brighten up your kitchen!

Or transform your dishwasher with paint

Don't let your appliance stick out like a sore thumb, give it the makeover it deserves!

Create some super funky steampunk coasters

Just another cool thing you can make using a mason jar lid.

Wrap your cabinets in bright fabric

Okay, so it’s prone to messes, but the overall effect is pretty cool.