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            Budget Kitchen Ideas

            From investing in neutral cabinetry to replacing outdated fixtures, these budget kitchen ideas offer smart tips to transform the look of a cooking area quickly and affordably. Offering suggestions to save money on the overall project bill and fixes that provide a cost-effective refresh within a home, these cheap kitchen ideas include top tips from our expert designers and real-life examples to help homeowners know how to renovate a kitchen on a budget in any size, shape, and layout. 

            • 1. Save on shaker style

              When planning a heritage interior, choose a slimmer door-front, like our Witney collection. Measuring 16mm thick, it is lightweight and low-cost. 
            • 2.  Select long-stay slab

              Switch to slab for an affordable way to update a cooking space over time. This design can be customised with accessories to meet changing tastes and trends.
            • 3. Buy built-in

              Minimise renovation costs with integrated handle fronts, like @homestuffonly’s design. These can be fitted without handgrips for simple savings.
            • 4. Choose a neutral base

              Reduce money spent on redecorating by sticking with a simple colour scheme. White is a great budget kitchen idea as it offers everlasting appeal in any home.
            • 5. Go for grain effect

              Recreate premium timber for less with our Allendale door-fronts. demonstrates how the woodgrain effect adds character without high cost.
            • 6. Invest in paintable

              When colour defines a cooking area, choose paintable units. @pingcoombs chose these fronts to revive a design later down the line without a full remodel.
            • 7. Count on laminate

              Slice back on budget by selecting laminate counters. This cheap kitchen idea offers fashion-forward finishes at a fraction of the price. 
            • 8. Bring in backboards

              Save both time and money by choosing a border to decorate a layout. This adds instant impact while protecting walls from splashes and spills for longer life. 
            • 9. Boil down bills

              When planning a kitchen on a budget, consider the long-term benefits of fixtures. Multi-purpose taps use less energy than a regular kettle, bringing down bills.
            • 10. Bundle up on tech

              Follow @thehawkes_victorianrenovation's lead and buy essential cooking devices in one handy package - a cost-savvy way to equip food preparation areas.

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