A younger couple spent two days overhauling the look of their kitchen with a price range of simply £70, and the outcomes are implausible.
Chelsea Holland and Daniel Correia from Crossgar, County Down had grow to be tired of the look of their kitchen and so determined to do some DIY to improve it.
The 20-year-olds purchased self-adhesive movie, paint and decorations and set about reworking their area, BelfastLive studies.
(Picture: Chelsea Holland)
Chelsea mentioned: “We determined to remodel the kitchen as we thought it regarded very boring and boring.
“We had an thought of what we needed and after I regarded into it in additional element we simply went forward and performed it ourselves.
“We simply thought to ourselves why not after we’re in lockdown. We could as effectively put the time to good use.
“I believe it’s an excellent approach to economize doing it your self because it’s straightforward to do – and why lay our a fortune on an entire new kitchen when you possibly can simply make a couple of small modifications and it seems to be so new and trendy.”
The pair rigorously took off their kitchen cabinet doorways and gave them an excellent wash with sugar cleaning soap, earlier than frivolously sanding them.
A lick of Frenchic paint within the shade ‘Swanky Pants’ made all of the distinction.
Whereas they did not change their worktops, they used a white marble-effect self-adhesive movie from B&Q to coat them. It solely price them £20 – it was a tenner a roll they usually used two to finish the entire work surfaces.
Then, the thrifty pair stocked up on new home equipment and decorations from B&M and Asda, which stored them effectively inside their price range.
Since refreshing the kitchen, the pair say that the texture of the room has utterly modified. And Chelsea says that she’d encourage others to do the identical – with a bit little bit of assist and recommendation.
“It feels much more larger and brighter than earlier than and we’re simply very proud of the best way it has turned out,” Chelsea mentioned.
“I simply suppose earlier than going out and spending a fortune on getting model new work tops and cabinets, simply try to adorn it your self first.
“There are many pages on the web for high ideas and reassurance for people who find themselves a bit nervous about doing it themselves like I used to be.
“Lots of people who we all know have now began to do their kitchens up as they’ve seen how straightforward and fast it’s to do.”