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$92 Kitchen Makeover - Gypsy Barn Style! Grrrrl Power!


We wanted a really rustic barn feel in the kitchen, but who has the money for all new cabinetry, counter tops and back splashes all in one? Especially a month before Christmas! We were challenged to make it over with a budget of $250. In the end, it cost $92!
The hideous Before pictures! I was almost in tears at the $250 budget ..... but that just made it more of a challenge!
The hideous Before pictures! I was almost in tears at the $250 budget ..... but that just made it more of a challenge!
The after. Same cabinets, just with a little Gypsy Barn fine tuning! We re-used scrap lumber to create the cross boards, a dremel for some detailing, rough stripping, and layered paint finishes.
The after. Same cabinets, just with a little Gypsy Barn fine tuning! We re-used scrap lumber to create the cross boards, a dremel for some detailing, rough stripping, and layered paint finishes.
The old countertops and lack of backsplash. Burn marks, dents, chips, missing outlet covers = Nightmare! #DIYcountertop
The old countertops and lack of backsplash. Burn marks, dents, chips, missing outlet covers = Nightmare! #DIYcountertop
New countertop and backsplash. We simply used BeautyRock products for covering concrete pool decks and garage floors. The backsplash was a roll of $19.00 paintable wallpaper. Then Countertop Epoxy on counter and backsplash
New countertop and backsplash. We simply used BeautyRock products for covering concrete pool decks and garage floors. The backsplash was a roll of $19.00 paintable wallpaper. Then Countertop Epoxy on counter and backsplash
View of the far left of the kitchen. We put up a door finally and replaced the missing cupboard doors. An old closet door with some chalkboard paint, and now we have our grocery list and honey do board!
View of the far left of the kitchen. We put up a door finally and replaced the missing cupboard doors. An old closet door with some chalkboard paint, and now we have our grocery list and honey do board!
Here's a nice before and after of the left side of the kitchen.
Here's a nice before and after of the left side of the kitchen.

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  • Lisa House
    on Oct 27, 2015

    Awesome!

  • Matty watts
    on Jul 20, 2016

    We have ugly yellow oak . Painted backsplash. One apple red wall . We bought light gay paint for the cabints . Not sure if we're putting beadboard or Shiplap for our backsplash . Going to paint it a white/gray . A little black here & there.. Can't wait to get started .

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