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    20 Simple Kitchen Updates That'll Make It Seem Like You Have Your Shit Together

    Let's get cookin'.

    1. Update your appliances with stainless steel paint.

    2. Fake a herringbone tile backsplash using paint and painter's tape.

    3. Or stick marble contact paper on your walls to fake a backsplash.

    4. Cover Pringles cans with wrapping paper to get your leftover pasta out of the ugly boxes.

    5. Put up a tension rod to hang cafe curtains in your window.

    6. And hang a curtain rod with command hooks so your sponge isn't sitting in its own filth.

    7. Use s-hooks and a towel rod to hang your pots and pans, and free up some cabinet space.

    8. Store your produce in file holders to keep everything separate.

    9. Paint blocks of chalkboard paint onto your jars so you never confuse the flour for the sugar.

    10. Get mis-matched bins at the dollar store, and paint 'em so they coordinate.

    11. Take your kids' artwork off the fridge and frame it.

    12. Hide magnets in your dish towels so they stick instead of falling to the floor.

    13. Stick a magnet strip to the bottom of your shelf and magnets to jars to keep your spices at eye level.

    14. Disguise your wire shelves with foam sheets.

    15. Stick light strips to the bottoms of your cabinets to create a warm glow.

    16. Turn a shelf — that you're otherwise going to toss — into a kitchen island.

    17. Cover ugly linoleum floors in plywood.

    18. Or just give the linoleum a coat of paint.

    19. Paint the cabinets and take off a few doors to display your your favorite dishes.

    20. Convert your recessed lighting to pendants with a kit that makes it super simple.