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.
"Even if you're spending a square foot, you're talking about a couple hundred bucks in tiles."Don't have the skills to install tile or cash for a contractor? Just make sure you pick up a semi-gloss, Kristy adds.
The glossier the paint, the more it will resist moisture — and you can simply wipe it clean when dinner is over.10. This job is less expensive than you think — and it can make ho-hum cabinets look more special.
RELATED: 15 Ways to Add Polish to Any Kind of Window »8. It does double-duty by making your workstation more comfortable on your feet, and adding a splash of color.
Free up cabinet space, and create a clever spot for collectibles, with above-window shelving.
The average kitchen remodel costs a staggering ,856 — and high-end ones average ,909. But you don't need to shell out big bucks to make a big impact in an outdated kitchen.
Whether you've lived in your house for years or you just got the keys, here are some easy ways to give it a refresh:1. "Changing out cabinetry hardware is one of the easiest and quickest updates," says HGTV's Scott Mc Gillivray, author of .
Although most experts caution against using marble countertops in a kitchen, because they easily scratch, some choose the material to get that exact worn-in look.
A repurposed cast-off hardware–store counter serves as an island.