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Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Aleishacorr
Budding Contributor

Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

We’re so happy with the result of our Kitchen Makeover. To create a new bright modern, coastal look on a budget for our kitchen we: 

 

- Painted all cupboards using White Knight Tile & Laminate Paint in ‘Cotton Ball’

- Replaced benchtops with a ‘Think Benchtop’ in ‘Bianco’ 38mm

- Installed VJ paneling on front of bench

- Replaced appliances

- Installed new white sink & brass mixer

- Replaced cupboard handles

- Replaced tiles   
- New rattan stools from Bunnings

 #diyjuly

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MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Aleishacorr. It's amazing to have you join us, and many thanks for sharing your project.
 

This is an extraordinary transformation, and I trust you are thrilled with the finish. I love everything about it, and I think you've done an exceptional job. You certainly nailed the bright modern and coastal look brief.

 

Did you have any hiccups along the way, or was it all smooth sailing?

 

I can't wait to see your next project. Well done.


Mitchell
 

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lifestylebymari
Established Contributor

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Hi @Aleishacorr 

 

I love what you have done with the space. 

 

It made the kitchen so much more modern and brighter. Good job! 

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Thanks Mitchell! We’re so happy with the result! It was mostly all smooth sailing I believe, we could have had a bit of a hiccup with the vj paneling, my partner had cut it to size & painted it, just before installing my dad suggested go my partner that they should hold it up to make sure it fit before glueing & lucky they did because a section has to be cut shorter! Crisis averted lol 

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

@Aleishacorr 

 

Hi. I love the panelling! I am planning to add panels under the bench top, so your sharing is so helpful. 

Did you paint the bench top ? What paint did you used? Thanks 

EricL
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Hello @ritcho

 

Let me tag @Aleishacorr to make them aware of your kind words and questions. I believe they used White Knight 1L White Renew Tile And Laminate Paint in Cotton Ball. The benchtop was actually replaced with Think Solid 38mm Custom Made Benchtop - Bianco. However, if you wish to paint your benchtop, I suggest using Dulux 1L Renovation Range Tiles & Benchtops Gloss White in combination with Dulux 1L Renovation Range Clear Coat Gloss.

 

If you need further assistance, please let us know.

 

Eric

 

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ME_1
New Contributor

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Fabulous! Congrats on a brilliant make-over!

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Thank you so much! :smile:

Aleishacorr
Budding Contributor

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Hi! Oh nice! We replaced the benchtops with a think benchtop from bunnings 

Aleishacorr
Budding Contributor

Re: Bright coastal makeover for dark and dated kitchen

Thank you :smile: 

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