Kitchen cabinet updating
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When Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman, the bloggers behind A Beautiful Mess, set out to transform a Habitat for Humanity project house, the dark wood kitchen cabinets made the space feel small and cavelike.
After living in her home for 20 years, actress Christina Applegate loved every room — except the kitchen.
"I've done this in kitchens to create a lighter space," Scott says. "Find inexpensive lights at allmodern.com, ylighting.com, and lampsplus.com," says Kristy.6.
Display your favorite dishes and bowls to add a bit of interest to the room.4. Think of small appliances as decorative accessories.
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The couple tore out the walls to combine the kitchen and the living room, installed completely new cabinetry, and replaced the countertops for a white kitchen that reflects the natural light from two large windows.
"These things are like jewelry for your kitchen," Scott says.
"You can always move them around or put them away."7. New drapes can really spruce up a space, but think twice about the type of treatment you hang on the window above your sink.
An orange fridge might be too bold (and too expensive) for most homeowners.
But go nuts with everything else — like a cobalt toaster, or a cherry red mixer.
"I've seen people use hardware that looks like forks and spoons or mini chickens.