If you are after some easy DIY kitchen ideas to inspire your own makeover, then you NEED to see this amazing project. You wouldn't believe that Victoria of @thisenglishhome (opens in new tab) transformed her pretty bland kitchen that she moved into, into a whole new space, without ripping out any cupboards and sticking to a really small budget. The majority of the makeover was in fact just done entirely with paint. You can watch the whole process and get loads of tips if you just check out her Kitchen highlight over on Instagram.
But keep reading for more of a look around this fab space, plus a few DIY ideas that can inspire your own makeover. Check out our kitchen ideas page too for loads more inspo.
So let's start with the before and after (just swipe to see the after). Everything has been transformed using just paint – the cabinets, the tiles, the worktop (yes the worktops!) It was done using Rust - Oleum Worktop Transformation Kit (opens in new tab), which comes with everything you need, plus instructions on how to do your project.
The cupboards were painted in Rust - Oleum All Surface Paint (opens in new tab) and handles sprayed gold. (We have a step by step on painting kitchen cupboards if you need a guide). Even the sink and taps got a spray over, and you can see how that went down over on @thisenglishhome (opens in new tab)'s highlights too. So when we say this was all done with paint, we really meant it.
To complete the kitchen makeover Victoria has styled it beautifully, this included removing an old cupboard to create this gorgeous shelving space. A rug has tied the (otherwise quite warm) flooring to the rest of the monochrome space and all the houseplants and utensils just add a ton of texture and personality. Love it!
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