5 Quick & Easy Ways to Spruce-Up Your Kitchen Without Remodeling

If a complete remodel or overhaul is out of your reach, here are a few small, affordable upgrades that pack a big punch. Your kitchen will look holiday-fabulous before you know it! --Tabitha Sukhai, thisoldhouse.com

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Paint Kitchen Cabinets

See How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets for the pro step-by-step instructions for a flawless finish. A fresh coat of paint will only cost a fraction of the cost of replacement or refacing!

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Swap Plain Handles Out for Oversized Pulls

See Oversize Bar Pulls for Tired Kitchen Cabinets for TOH's top picks for the most stylish cabinet hardware. These hardworking handles will add substance and style to your cabinets in mere minutes!

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Put in a New Faucet

This quick and easy swap is another small way to make a big impact on your countertop. See How to Install a Pull-Down Faucet and All About Kitchen Faucets to get all the information you need on available styles and functionality. We'll help you find a fixture that'll work hard-and look good doing it!

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Install a New Backsplash

A decorative backsplash is oft overlooked, but a tile mosaic is a great, easy-to-clean way spruce up plain kitchen walls. Here are 10 Tips for Tile Backsplashes and How to Install a Glass Mosaic Backsplash to help you along.

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Optimize Kitchen Storage

You've probably got a surplus of food this time of year. Make the most of your storage with a few easy tweaks. Install a Pull-Out Kitchen Shelf and make the most of base cabinets while creating easy access.

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