10 Amazing Kitchen Updates on a Dime

Looking to update your kitchen? Here's 10 fabulous updates you can do for under $100 (some for FREE) to spice up your kitchen and make make it fit your style. From framed backsplashes to a 5 minute lighting update, here's 10 ideas you can tackle today!
This chalkboard wall cost $15 to create, and we use it for a monthly calendar, menu board, and doodle area for the kids.
Framed prints (and old map and recipe card) add interest to the backsplash without costing a dime.
Updating hardware is a super easy to way to modernize cabinets and other fixtures.
Open shelves + accessories = lots of color and details!
An outdoor rug (used indoors) adds color and durability to our hardwood floors. Plus, a soft place to play for my kiddos as I make dinner.
FIVE MINUTES. These pendant lights screw into existing recessed lighting fixtures and can take just a few minutes to install. Huge bang for your buck!
Carrie MakingLemonade
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  • Lindsey Lindsey on May 29, 2017

    Where can I buy the open shelves to attach to the end of my kitchen cabinet?

  • Sheryls.aerials Sheryls.aerials on Jun 16, 2017

    Is your wall color BM's Abalone? Nice!

  • Mal99845131 Mal99845131 on Mar 27, 2024

    Exactly what I'm looking for the shelves on end of cabinet WHERE??