The 20 Best Kitchen Updates People Did in 2020

Here’s to a year of staying in for home-cooked family meals.


By Hometalk Highlights

Extend your kitchen cabinets to reach the ceiling

Get rid of clutter and make your space look larger.

DIY faux concrete counters for an industrial chic kitchen

Get that stone look with Feather Finish powder paint.

Install a convenient popup socket to your kitchen counter

Pull it out for small counter appliances, and stash it away when you’re done.

Give your kitchen a modern farmhouse makeover

DIY what you can, and leave the rest to the professionals.

Repaint old kitchen cabinets for a fresh, new look.

Go navy blue for a calm kitchen ambiance.

Turn an antique table into an island

There's no such thing as too much counter space!

Sponge paint your countertops for a unique, textured look

Finish with a high quality water-based sealer to withstand every day use.

Brighten up your kitchen with a fun colored island

I went for a light blue hue, but choose whichever color suits your space.

Turn a dark cottage kitchen into a modern farmhouse style space

I love the combo of navy cabinets with a butcher block countertop.

Build your own cozy breakfast nook benches

The perfect place to drink your morning coffee.

Hide your microwave in the pantry

Keep in mind you’ll probably need an electrician to add an electrical outlet.

Turn an awkward empty space into adorable kitchen shelves

A great place to display décor or keep everyday items handy. 

Disguise an ugly rangehood with a shiplap cover

It’ll brighten up your entire kitchen!

Install a roll-out towel rack

Hide those smelly rags somewhere secret yet convenient!