Nifty·Posted on Feb 2, 201820 Simple Kitchen Updates That'll Make It Seem Like You Have Your Shit TogetherLet's get cookin'.by Emily ShwakeBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Update your appliances with stainless steel paint. sincerelymariedesigns.com See it here. 2. Fake a herringbone tile backsplash using paint and painter's tape. myblessedlife.net See it here. 3. Or stick marble contact paper on your walls to fake a backsplash. ajoyfulriot.com Remove your outlet covers, measure, cut, and stick! Use an exacto knife to make straight edges and a flat edge to smooth out bubbles. See it here. 4. Cover Pringles cans with wrapping paper to get your leftover pasta out of the ugly boxes. blog.pianetadonna.it See it here. 5. Put up a tension rod to hang cafe curtains in your window. simplestylings.com You can use hemming strips ($5.99) if you want to choose the fabric, but don't know how to sew. See it here. 6. And hang a curtain rod with command hooks so your sponge isn't sitting in its own filth. apaperarrow.com Just stick on the hooks, place the tension rod over them, and hang a basket with a few s-hooks.See it here. 7. Use s-hooks and a towel rod to hang your pots and pans, and free up some cabinet space. the2seasons.com See it here. 8. Store your produce in file holders to keep everything separate. buzzfeed.com See it here. 9. Paint blocks of chalkboard paint onto your jars so you never confuse the flour for the sugar. thegoldjellybean.com Tape, paint, and peel. Now all you have to do is not lose the chalk.See it here. 10. Get mis-matched bins at the dollar store, and paint 'em so they coordinate. Facebook: deanasdecodesigns I wish I could put the trash can in the trash, but painting it to match is a pretty solid fix.See it here and follow the Dollar Tree Projects & Ideas Facebook group for more ideas like this one. 11. Take your kids' artwork off the fridge and frame it. infarrantlycreative.net Switch it out whenever there's a new piece and save the best stuff in a folder. See it here. 12. Hide magnets in your dish towels so they stick instead of falling to the floor. pamash.squarespace.com Fold the corner, sew one edge, and attach velcro to the other. Genius.See it here. 13. Stick a magnet strip to the bottom of your shelf and magnets to jars to keep your spices at eye level. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF buzzfeed.com Forehead level if you're as short as I am. Hang a magnet strip and glue magnets to the jars. You could also just stick magnets to the tops of your existing spice bottles, but this is just so much more appealing. See it here. 14. Disguise your wire shelves with foam sheets. housemixblog.com See it here. 15. Stick light strips to the bottoms of your cabinets to create a warm glow. thriftydecorchick.com See it here. Buy the strips from Amazon for $11.88 and the cord hiders for $14.99. 16. Turn a shelf — that you're otherwise going to toss — into a kitchen island. redouxinteriors.com 1. Drill a piece of wood to the bottom for stability.2. Add casters.3. Drill wood to the top for the butcher block.4. Stain the wood and paint the shelves.See it here. 17. Cover ugly linoleum floors in plywood. manditremayne.blogspot.ca Attach the plywood to the floor with a nail gun, paint it, and then add a coat of satin polyurethane to protect it from stains.See it here. 18. Or just give the linoleum a coat of paint. 1915house.com She used a waterborne acrylic enamel paint ($59.95 from Amazon) so didn't have to do much else. But you can also add a protective finish ($9.48 from Amazon) if you already have a regular can of paint you want to use. Here are directions for Option B.See it here. 19. Paint the cabinets and take off a few doors to display your your favorite dishes. sincerelysarad.com Unscrew the hinges from the frame and fill the holes with putty. Then, paint, wax, and buff the frame and any doors you want to leave on.See it here. 20. Convert your recessed lighting to pendants with a kit that makes it super simple. smalltownrambler.com Actually, wow.See it here.