Budget Kitchen Remodel! BIG Impact, Little Investment!! (Includes cost break down!)

Thank you for following along with our budget kitchen remodel! We are pleasantly surprised with how well it turned out :)


Here is a break down of what we did and how much it cost:

  1. Removed the soffit and replaced the upper cabinets
    4 New Cabinets: $925
    3 x 11/16 x 3-1/4 x 8′ Primed Pine Crown Moulding (Menards- $8.99 each): $26.97
    Paint for Crown Molding: $11.47
    Cabinet Pulls ($1.32 each): $32.98 (https://amzn.to/2DnCg2w)
    Rebuilt Microwave Exhaust Vent: $25
    ….
  2. White Subway Tile Backsplash
    400 3″x6″ White Subway Tile (Menards): $84.00
    14″ Ceramic Tile Cutter with 1/2″ Blade: $27.09 (https://amzn.to/2GxZVR9)
    1 gallon pre-mixed thin set mortar (to adhere tile): $22.47
    1 gallon Delorean Grey No-Seal Grout (Home Depot): $54.97
    Grout Sponge: $3.73 (https://amzn.to/2tfGtk6)
    Grout Float: $6.97 (https://amzn.to/2DqJxyH)
    2″x5″ Square Trowel: $4.44
    ….
  3. Paint Lower Cabinets
    1 quart Zinsser Cover Stain Oil Based Primer: $9.48
    7 Paint Samples (various stores): $45
    Hirshfield’s Enamel Paint (Color: Fiji): $37.99
    6″ Mini Fine Roller Paint Set: $7.90 (https://amzn.to/2WSfdWB)
    6″ Roller Refills (qty 2): $3.44
    Roller Tray: $2.49
    Board & Batten Molding for Island Qty 6- 1″x2″x8′ ($3.12 each), Qty 3- 1″x4″x8′ ($6.63 each): $38.61
    Construction Adhesive: $2.09
    ….
  4. Wall Light & Open Shelves
    Retro Black Farmhouse Wall Light: $24.59 (https://amzn.to/2MXZhxl)
    Black Metal Shelf Brackets ($9.99 each): $60.00 (https://amzn.to/2WPjABG)
    Shelf Wood: FREE from our barn (runs about $5/foot at a reclaimed wood seller)
    ….
  5. Unexpected Expensed for Rebuilding the exterior wall & Cabinet Doors
    Window: $180 (new from a local Building Material Outlet Store)
    Spray Foam: $3.09
    Insulation: $35
    Sheetrock ($8.30 x 2): $16.60
    Misc. Lumber: $10
    Window Trim: $16
    Oak boards for new cabinet doors & drawer fronts: $85

Sub Total: $1,748.37
Tax: $113.64
TOTAL COST: $1,862.01

Thank you again for following along! If you have any questions, please leave them below!!!

Dawn & Tom

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