This lipstick plan came about because I wanted to make some cosmetic changes to the kitchen, but not spend a fortune. My estimated cost for all the changes came to about $1500 (I'm rounding up) spread throughout the year.
Window Treatment fabric $70
Bamboo Roman Shades $160
Approx total = $1430
If you want a re-cap, here are some highlights...
The Original Lipstick Plan
I Painted the Kitchen
Painted/Antiqued Kitchen Cabinets with beadboard wallpaper--
I wrote about them here, here, here, and here, along with a tutorial.
The Window Treatments
I Painted the Kitchen--AGAIN
The Kitchen Island
Now...Put it all together, and what do you have? LOTS OF PICS OF COURSE!
Here is the original 1988 kitchen--a blank slate when we moved in.
And here it is now...
Whew! Hopefully I can tackle the small things left undone in the next few months--a new fan/light, barstools, cabinet trim, etc..etc..But for now, I'm
And by the way--my kitchen hardly ever looks like this...I threw all the clutter on the dining room floor so I could take pics... :) Just keepin it real folks!
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