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Kitchen Design Ideas

Projects and ideas to update your kitchen's design.

  1. Cabinet Refacing

    Tired of your kitchen cabinets? Instead of replacing them, consider cabinet refacing. It's DIY-friendly, and you can save thousands of dollars.

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  1. Ideas for the Kitchen: Cabinet Door Inserts

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    Remodel your kitchen quickly and easily by cutting out old wooden door panels and installing new, striking materials, like metal, glass or fabric. Do it yourself to keep the cost low.

  2. Ideas for the Kitchen: Stainless Steel Backsplash

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    Install a stainless steel backsplash behind the range quickly and easily with construction adhesive. Buy the sheet precut to the exact size you need.

  3. Remodel Your Kitchen for Maximum Storage and Light

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    Follow us as we walk you through this beautiful kitchen makeover. This article features great storage ideas, fantastic design concepts, cool appliances, and even a multi-media communications center.

  4. 10 Tips for a Happy Kitchen Remodel

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    Embarking on a kitchen remodel is both exciting and nerve-wracking. To make it slightly less nerve-wracking, we asked kitchen pros for ideas about how to make the process easier, less expensive and more successful. Check out this collection of great tips for turning your kitchen remodel into a ...

  5. Kitchen Lighting Tips

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    Better kitchen lighting doesn't have to cost a fortune. These 5 upgrades—track lighting, undercabinet lighting, recessed lighting, dimmers and better bulbs can all do the job at moderate cost. And you don't have to tear up your kitchen to put them in.

  6. 4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

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    Four weekend kitchen upgrades—a new sink and faucet, a stainless steel backsplash, classy track lighting and open shelves. Each one will make your kitchen feel brighter and fresher, especially if you have a small kitchen. And you save a ton when you do it yourself.

  7. Create an Open, Craftsman-Style Kitchen

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    Remodel and expand a small kitchen by stealing little-used adjacent space and by utilizing the existing space more efficiently, including storage ideas, lighting ideas and multi-use spaces. This Craftsman-inspired project makes this small kitchen work and feel much bigger.

  8. Home Remodeling Tips: Remodeling Your Ranch Home

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    Remodel a small ranch house kitchen by expanding it and removing a wall to the living area, all without losing the original character of the home. Modern touches include custom cabinetry, halogen lighting, a built-in bench, hidden outlets and more.

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