5 Fun Kitchen Upgrades You'd Love To Try

One of these low-cost projects might just be what you need to complete your decor


Home renovation projects, regardless of scale, is always a big deal. Anyone who has experimented with trends or have taken risks when styling a space will know of how difficult it is—especially for the kitchen. If you're the type who enjoys switching up things in this part of the home to keep it updated, we've listed down five design pick-me-ups that you can try to help you achieve your dream aesthetic. 

1. Get a colorful sink. 

Trade in your trusty stainless unit for one that is much more vibrant—it may be a subtle change, but it is enough to make a statement without adding much else. If you're set on decorating it, consider placing a planter or two on your kitchen sink window

2. Change the hardware. 

One of the easiest ways to transform the kitchen is by switching basic knobs for brass ones. Although it costs a little more than your standard aluminum pieces, it will be worth the investment once you see how glam it will make your cooking corner look. 

3. Try colored subway tiles

Subway tiles isn't a stranger to anyone—the trend has been around for some time and for good reason. However, if you're not into the non-hues that they come in, you can give the trend a new twist with a splash of color. Experiment with shades of blue and green as cooler tones tend to match everything. 

4. Line kitchen cabinets with contact paper

If you aren't into the idea of renovation, you can still liven up your kitchen with contact paper. All you have to do is measure your cabinets and stick it to the back of drawers and cabinets. If you want something more temporary, you can try covering pieces of foam board with the fabric first before placing it in the cupboards.

5. Paint your ceiling. 

Give the underside of the roof a little love with a fresh coat of paint. In contrast with an equally bright floor, it gives the kitchen a vibe so lively that everyone would want to hangout in it. 

PHOTOS: and Dollbirdies via Pinterest (Main) | Jane Healey via Pinterest |Apartment Therapy | Buzzfeed 

More on

5 Pretty Kitchen Cabinets You'd Love

4 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Sink Window

5 Beautiful Kitchens that Will Inspire You to Cook


Latest Stories

How I Moved Out of the Family Home and Survived Living Alone

A young photojournalist shares the triumphs and struggles of living independently

This House in Pasig Has Been Under Renovation For Years

Architect Pierre Briones transformed a dated property into a stunning home filled with wooden touches, designer pieces, and handpicked accessories

This TV Show Does Home Makeovers In 15 Hours

And some of the decorators (and one judge!) are Pinoy. Check out this amazing makeover show.

This Museum In a Bahay Na Bato Is a Lesson In Pinoy History

In photos: The Destileria Limtuaco Museum in Intramuros will delight your mind and eye, not only your tastebuds

This Elevated Walkway In Ortigas Makes Pasig A More Walkable City

The walkway is one of a series of new pedestrian areas rising in Ortigas Center

How Do You Divide Conjugal Property When You Get Annulled?

It's not as simple as 50/50.

4 Questions To Ask Your Interior Designer

Develop a healthy relationship with your design professional for a beautiful home

Designer Pieces We Love in Derek Ramsay’s House in Alabang

The actor doesn’t shy away from investing in pieces that make his home distinct and personal

6 Ways To Increase Storage At Home

From custom-designed pieces to minimalist shelves, explore clever ideas to amp up your storage potential

Here's How To Keep Your Clothes Wrinkle-Free When Traveling

Get perfect OOTD's with this handy (and travel-friendly) gadget!

Neutral Colors Make This 50sqm Condo Unit Extra Homey

Taking inspiration from an accent wall, interior designers Honey Mutia Cervantes and Rosa Manduriao were able to achieve a modern yet comfy look for a one-bedroom vacation home in the city

5 Plants That Can Repel Mosquitoes

Keep your home safe and these pesky pests away with these natural solutions
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!