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Appliances: Updating
 
 

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Nothing dates a kitchen like appliances in outdated colors. Save money updating your kitchen by using appliance paint to update the color of your appliances.  You can do it yourself, or you can have them professionally sprayed.  Some dishwashers have additional panels behind the top one

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If you are going for a stainless steel look, you can also buy sheets of stainless steel and attach them to refrigerators and dishwashers.

 

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Frugal footnotes:

 

Here are some more frugal tips for updating your kitchen:

 

- Paint your cupboards or replace the doors.
 
- If you kitchen is dark, paint the cupboards and woodwork white.
 
- If you like the country style, take some of upper cupboards down for open shelving.
 
- Cut the center out of a few upper cupboards doors and add glass or chicken wire.
 
- For a modern look, paint the inside of the upper cupboards a color like aqua and put glass in the doors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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