Affordable Ways to make your kitchen look expensive

Affordable Ways to make your kitchen look expensive

It’s hard not to get jealous of Pinterest-perfect kitchens, and wish the same thing was true for your own kitchen. But think about it: A fancy-looking kitchen doesn’t have to break the bank…you just need the right hacks, and we’re here to share them with you! 


Add in greenery in the nooks and crannies


Nothing says rich and luxurious than adding some of nature’s priceless resources, right? A common option is having hanging plants and herbs along window sills, as it’s not only aesthetically pleasing but also beneficial for the plants, with the sunlight coming in. You can also scatter some small pots throughout the counters, and even an attention-grabbing planter prominently placed. 


Use peel-and-stick tiles 


The look and feel of luxury tile for a fraction of the actual cost? Yes, please! There are so many affordable yet quality sticker tiles out there you can choose from. They’re easy to apply and easy to replace too! That way, you can regularly change the look of your kitchen. Truly a boost on the value of your cooking space! 


Install your own new faucet 


Does your sink need an upgrade? You can splurge a bit with the faucet and tap, then free yourself from the guilt by installing it yourself instead of hiring someone else to do it. There are many resources you can easily find on your own! Not only will you save money with a fancy new sink, you can also gain a new skill from this experience! 


Paint your tired, old cabinets a fresh new color then add some accessories 


Your kitchen cabinets take up so much attention in the kitchen, that it causes a drastic lift when you change their look. A simple repaint with a fresh new color is enough to lighten the mood, making for an expensive-looking ambiance. Go for plain, solid colors or if you’re feeling more adventurous, pick bolder shades like orange or red. Don’t forget to accessorize the cabinets and drawers with brand new hardware such as beautiful kitchen handles. You can also update your kitchen by simple installing a new kitchen taps. These aren’t expensive at all, but would create a nice finishing touch.  


What inexpensive but fancy-looking touches are you thinking of adding to your kitchen?