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7 Kitchen Updates for Less Than P5,000

Create a stylish and organized cooking corner with these decorating ideas

Photography: Ocs Alvarez/ACME Visual Productions (Main Photo)

What can you do to improve your kitchen? While we may have unlimited options, we only have limited budgets. Not every homeowner can afford a total kitchen makeover complete with expensive countertops, brand new fixtures, and state-of-the-art appliances. 

If you would like to update your kitchen without spending too much, here are interesting ideas that you can try:

Choose attractive kitchen organizers

Start by replacing cheap, tacky, and mismatched organizers with pieces that you would be proud to show off! You can choose woven baskets, wooden dish racks, or wooden knife blocks.

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Add pops of color

Brighten up your kitchen with colorful furniture and decor. You can start with a bright wall clock or even an orange bar stool.

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Hang up artwork

When was the last time that you placed artwork in your kitchen? Our guess is that your kitchen walls are plain and bare! It's about time that you change that because few artworks can really make your cooking corner look more interesting.

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Bring in more plants

You can also liven up the space with a few potted plants! A few thriving herbs like basil, oregano, and mint can also be used to add flavor to your dishes.

RL Tip: Place your green friends on a windowsill or another sunny spot in your kitchen. 

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Install pendant lamps

Did you know that using more lights can make your kitchen look bright and beautiful? A few lamps can also make it easier for you to prepare everyday meals.

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Replace cabinet handles

This is one of our favorite decorating tricks! You can think about replacing your old cabinet pulls with better-looking handles. Look for attractive knobs that will complement the style of your kitchen at hardware stores and furniture shops.

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Paint the insides of your cabinets

This is another idea that we have always loved! If you would like to complete your kitchen with surprising pops of color, you should paint the insides of your cabinets. 

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