Almost eight years ago this room was nothing but a pipe in the middle of the floor and hundreds and hundreds of nails sticking up where we had pulled up layer after layer on the original floor.
We were remodeling the house and running out of money.
We started with an original budget and my husband had a detailed spreadsheet, but somewhere along the way we got derailed.
Things that were supposed to cost $2.00, ended up costing $2.50 and all those .50 added up and our budget was limping along and asking for a place where it could lay down and rest.
My kitchen budget got cut in half. Gone were the marble counter tops. Gone was the built-in kitchen island. Gone were the custom cabinets.
It was just me and a stack of laminate counter top samples.
And now? Years later, sitting in my kitchen typing this post?
I’m so happy.
Because when you remodel a kitchen and the funds are low and you are wondering if your five gallon bucket can double as a sink, you only really need one thing….
….a little creativity.
Here are my top five inexpensive kitchen remodeling shortcuts.Continue reading