Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Decorating and Design
Budget Kitchen Renovation
See how we took on the challenge of transforming an outdated kitchen from cluttered to classic -- with less than $400 to spend.
Cleared of Clutter
We started by taking every item off of the countertops, the walls, the outside of the refrigerator, and the space above the upper cabinets. With a clean slate, we then brought only the necessities back into the kitchen, which substantially opened up the room.
It's important to prevent your kitchen from becoming a catchall. When you're clearing the clutter, if there are pieces that you didn't even know you had, get rid of them.