From Builder Basic to a Custom Kitchen with just a few simple changes


All we did was: replace the microwave with a range hood, add a backsplash, pull some cabinet doors down to refit the microwave and add a wine cooler, add some moulding to the cabinets, distress/glaze the cabinets, and change the hardware. Oh and re-paint the walls in a lighter color- let's never forget the power of paint! It's amazing how much of a difference a few changes can make. You can read all about the transformation here - http://www.ourfifthhouse.com/2012/02/labor-of-love-kitchen-reveal.html

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  • Centrd
    on Dec 16, 2014

    beautifully done...your new range really helps, too.

  • Andrea R
    on May 6, 2015

    Love the ideas! I may be using one or two of them when I move, especially if we end up buying a house with builder's grade cabinets in the kitchen.

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