So we were adventurous and decided to remodel our kitchen on a budget. The actual cosmetic work was under $400, although we did add a dishwasher, garbage disposal, and replace the tile.
Products: We used the rustoleum countertop transformations ($20), rustoleum cabinet transformations in espresso ($160 for 2 kits), 3 inch handles ($100 for 20 handles), stick on tile by smart tiles- shhh! ($50 for 6 sheets), and comfort gray for the walls ($20 for 1 gallon).
The cabinet transformations kit was time consuming but well worth it. It was nice that I didn’t need to think about the steps and that the kit was nicely packaged for me. It took me 3 separate weekends to finish. I should have installed the hardware first (I had veneer cabinets so i ended up with splinters/ peeling in the back but since it is on the inside I can live with it!) Enjoy:
Here is the kitchen stock photo from our real estate listing:
Post painting, tile, dishwasher, stove swap:
Added tiling, painted countertop, removed all the cabinet faces (the kitchen may have sat like this for over a month :/)
Wiped down the cabinets with the first step of the cabinet transformations kit:
Painted 2 coats on the cabinets
Painted 2 coats on the inside:
Painted the glaze and final coat inside:
Heres a picture with and without the glaze. Since the color was so dark, it just made it slightly 3D and darker.
Put the cabinets back on:
And added the hardware!
All that is left is adding the light!