For the whole month of January here on the Magic Bean, I'm featuring DIY Decor tutorials to help you refresh your home for the New Year. This week I'm focussing on tutorials that will help you to revitalise your kitchen.
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On Better Homes & Gardens learn to create your own kitchen island using two dressers. Click the link to get the how-to.
Click the link to see how to convert 3 chairs to this unique kitchen bench with a tutorial from Home Depot.
Elise Randels at the blog Creativity in DIY shared an idea to turn trashy chairs to treasured items by spray painting through lace curtains. Click the link to read how Elise did it.
Designer Emma Jeffrey shared a tutorial on the Fiskars site to make fabric dining room chair covers.
If you've got some plain folding chairs hanging around the house (maybe your go-to chairs for parties and extra dinner guests) spray paint them with a tutorial from Kelly at The Moon and Me.
To organise your pots and pans repurpose a set of old shutters. Click here to see a tutorial on how to makeover a set of shutters into a kitchen organsier from Design Sponge.
Visit the blog, A Greenpoint Kitchen to see a tutorial on how to make a pallet pot rack.
Sausha at the blog Sweet Pickins shared a tutorial on how to make a giant EAT sign out of reclaimed wood.
BHG.com shared a tutorial to stencil a pre-made Roman blind that would look marvellous in your kitchen.
If you want to transform your kitchen but don't want to go so far as to rip out kitchen cabinets and countertops then check out these video tutorials from Rustoleum. Click here to see Rustoleum's video tutorial on using their countertop re-coating product and click here to see a video on Rustoleum's website on refinishing wood, laminate and melamine cabinets.
If you'd rather just touch up your kitchen with some fun sewing projects, click here to see how to stitch up everything from a toaster cover to hot pads to a table runner - all with free tutorials on Sew4Home.
So even if you are not prepared to rip out cabinets and install tile you can still revitalise your kitchen.