5 Easy Ways To Update Your Kitchen Cabinets Without Replacing Them

Give new life to old kitchen cabinets! Here are five  easy DIY ideas to update kitchen cabinets without replacing them.

Kitchen cabinets are the most expensive item to replace in a kitchen remodel. So how does one update their kitchen cabinets without breaking their budget? I have some great ideas!

Never underestimate the power of paint! Our kitchen cabinets were old, builder grade. But simply painting them quickly gave them new life and our kitchen a much more modern look. See my tutorial!

Paint The Cabinets

Another easy way update kitchen cabinets without replacing them is to add new hardware or switch out your existing hardware. 

Add Hardware

Our open area above the cabinets was too small to add storage, so I decided to just extended the upper cabinets with wood and add crown molding to finish the look. (I have a great tutorial to help you!)

Extend Cabinet Height

Ideally, kitchen cabinets that extend all the way to the ceiling are what home owners want – and for good reason. Extended cabinets offer more storage and give kitchens height, making it feel larger.

If you want to really dress up your kitchen cabinets and give them a more professional, expensive look, molding is the trick! I'll show you how easy it is to do.

Add Molding


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