Kitchen Interior

How to Fashionably Upcycle During a Kitchen Renovation

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Remodeling your kitchen is an exciting project, but it can also be costly. Upcycling certain products is a great way to avoid some of the unnecessary expenses, and breathe life into vintage pieces. Here are some ways to upcycle which will save you money and give your kitchen remodel a stylish look.

Furniture. Visit your local antique and thrift stores to find vintage furniture at a discount. If some pieces have nicks or minor damage, they can often be easily fixed with products like wood polish and wood filler.


Tile. Rather than choosing all new tile for your renovation, you can use leftover tile from previous projects. While this may not yield enough material for flooring, it could be perfect for a unique backsplash.

Kitchen Islands. Featuring an upcycled island in your new kitchen will add a stylish vintage feel to your design. Instead of overpaying for a custom kitchen island, create your own from a repurposed dresser, a work table, or a cart. This will undoubtedly create a conversation piece and be the focal point of the room.

Vintage Decor

Vintage Decor. This is a classic in interior design, and will elevate your kitchen style to a level of sophistication. You can find antique cooking utensils, bread boxes, and tins at flea markets and vintage shops. For a cohesive design, try collecting one style of products, like jadeite glassware.

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