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    31 Inexpensive Ways To Make The Kitchen Your Happy Place

    And not just because that's where the food is.


    1. Transform Ikea lights into cool copper barn lights.

    Find out how here.

    2. Create a roll-down grocery or to-do list.

    Learn more here.

    3. Create a rolling island for extra counter space.

    Get the tutorial here.

    4. Have fresh herbs year-round by planting an adorable tea tin garden.

    Suh cute.

    5. Maximize your storage potential by adding a lazy susan into your pantry.

    Learn more here.

    6. Etch and fill olive oil bottles with dish soap for a prettier sink.

    No more unwieldy plastic bottles. Find out how here.

    7. Use peel and stick film to make any of your appliances look like stainless steel.

    Buy the film here.

    8. Keep bulk ingredients in big glass jars so you always know how much you have left.

    Don't run out of oatmeal in the middle of making oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. You can buy various sizes at Crate and Barrel.

    9. Mount trash bags on a roll underneath your sink for easy access.

    Get the details here.

    10. Use peel and stick tiles for a fast and easy backsplash update.

    Purchase these at Smart Tiles.

    11. Spray paint your fridge a bold color, or use metallic duct tape to create a graphic design.

    Get all your inspiration here.

    12. Actually organize the space under your kitchen sink.

    Even hidden clutter is no-good clutter.

    13. DIY a kitchen command center to keep everyone's paperwork in order.

    Never forget a field trip permission slip again. Learn more here.

    14. Spray paint a faucet for a a super quick sink facelift.

    Find out how here.

    15. Paint over old linoleum floors for a graphic update.

    Find out how here.

    16. Make your own butcher block countertops on the cheap.

    Get the how-to here.

    17. And use these awesome free printables for schmancy labeling.

    Get them here.

    18. Make a kitchen pegboard with chalk outlines to give all your cookware a proper home.

    Bonus points for being cute as heck.

    19. Label your kitchen shelves for easy ingredient-finding.

    (No judgment if all the shelves are labeled "sweet.")

    20. Paint the insides of your cabinets for a fun surprise.

    Get all the info here.

    21. DIY a marble utensil holder using contact paper.

    Get all of the fancy without all of the ๐Ÿ’ฐ. Find the tutorial here.

    22. And fill it with pastel-dipped wooden spoons for a springy touch.

    Learn more here.

    23. Or stow them in this easy mason jar organizer.

    Perfect for that strip of wall that's too small for any other purpose.

    24. Spray paint a rolling cart and add leather grips for the ultimate bar-mobile.

    If booze isn't your thing, make it an espresso cart for an early morning caffeine boost.

    25. DIY adorable shutters for the window above your sink for just $10.

    26. For eat-in kitchens that aren't quite big enough for a full table and chairs, DIY a banquette bench.

    Find out more information here.

    27. Add a transom window to a wide wall opening.

    Without losing any light. Get the details here.

    28. Make a simple weekly menu board using wood and chalkboard paint.

    Get the tutorial here.

    29. Make these super twee dish towels to spruce up an old fashioned kitchenette.

    Anthro knock-off FTW.

    30. Turn dish towels into easy window treatments.

    31. And treat yourself to the poster every kitchen needs.

    Purchase this one on Etsy.

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