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20 kitchens transformed with paint

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Painting your cabinetry, benchtop and tiling is an affordable way to give your kitchen a dramatic makeover without the expense of a major renovation.


Get inspiration from the following Bunnings Workshop community members who found it easy to transform their kitchens with paint.


1. Kitchen cabinet makeover using paint sprayer by @nicoleherrick 


Using the Dulux Renovations Range and an Ozito paint sprayer, Nicole transformed her rental property's kitchen for just a few hundred dollars.  




See what Nicole's kitchen looked like before.


2. Painted kitchen cabinets by @Aaina 


Dulux Renovation Range paint used to revamp a kitchen island and cabinets in just three days for $270.




See what Aaina's kitchen looked like before.


3. Marble-look benchtop using paint by @raceytrace 


A marble-style benchtop created using a feather, foam brushes, sponges and paint. Tracey also refreshed the splashback using paint.




See what Tracey's kitchen looked like before.


4. Bright coastal kitchen makeover on a budget by @Aleishacorr 


As part of a budget makeover of a dated kitchen, Aleisha painted all cupboards using White Knight Tile & Laminate Paint in Cotton Ball.




See what Aleisha's kitchen looked like before.


5. Kitchen refresh using paint and bleached floor by @dorabulldog 


This makeover created a much brighter and more functional kitchen while retaining the existing cabinetry and parquetry flooring.




See what the kitchen looked like before.


6. Budget Bunnings kitchen transformation by @daniknight4 


Painting the tiles and cabinetry, plus adding a new sink and Merbau timber benches, helped transform an outdated kitchen into a bright new space.




See what Dani's kitchen looked like before.


7. Budget kitchen refurbishment using paint by @Shirld 


Shirl created a marble-like effect on the counter tops using Giani Standard Paint Kit White Diamond before using the Dulux Renovation Range on the kitchen cabinetry.  




See what Shirl's kitchen looked like before.


8. Kitchen makeover with VJ panelling and paint by @maddisoneblack 


Maddison gave the kitchen a much-needed facelift by painting the cupboards with the Dulux Renovation Range and adding Easycraft VJ panels to the bench.




See what Maddison's kitchen looked like before.


9. Kitchen makeover using painted cabinets, new tiles and benchtops by @WoodenGregsWood 


New benchtops, tiles and paint helped transform this kitchen.




See what Greg's kitchen looked like before.


10. Rustic farmhouse kitchen renovation by @helsbren 


The winner of best kitchen in our 2023 search for Australia's best D.I.Y. projects, paint helped transform a dark and cluttered kitchen into a bright and airy workspace 




See what Helen's kitchen looked like before.


11. Cosmetic kitchen reno by @diy_hausdesigns 


Rufaro brightened his beige and brown kitchen by painting his tiled splashback and cupboards a brilliant white and switching the handles to a sleek brushed gold.




See what Rufaro's kitchen looked like before.


12. Kitchen refresh using White Knight Renew by @NikkiMaree 


Using a few cans of White Knight Tile and Laminate paint, Nikki painted timber-look laminate cabinets, utility panels and subway tiles to transform her kitchen.




See what Nikki's kitchen looked like before.


13. 80s kitchen budget renovation by @ProjectPete 


By removing the cabinetry doors and drawers and painting them a clean white, Pete was able to stay on budget for this 80s kitchen makeover.




See what Pete's kitchen looked like before.


14. Bathroom, laundry and kitchen budget refresh by @RohanH 


With a strict budget of just $10,000 to update a classic Victorian single-fronted home's kitchen, bathroom and laundry, structural changes needed to be kept to an absolute minimum. Rohan painted his 80s kitchen cabinetry, benchtop and tiles using White Knight Tile and Laminate Paint without any previous paint or D.I.Y. experience.




See what Rohan's kitchen looked like before.


15. 70s kitchen refresh by @MsChezzyG 


A tiled splashback went from a loud 70s pattern to fresh white in one weekend using White Knight Tile and Laminate paint, while the  laminated cupboards were transformed in Viking Blue.




See what this kitchen looked like before.


16. Dulux Renovation Range kitchen paint by @stelz 


This kitchen was transformed with freshly painted cabinets using the Dulux Renovation Range and a new rangehood, rangetop, benchtop, sink and dishwasher.




See what Stella's kitchen looked like before.


17. Painted laminate kitchen cupboards by @Ari 


Workshop member Ari painted his original 1995 kitchen using White Knight Tile and Laminate paint and found the transformation process easy. 




See what Ari's kitchen looked like before.


18. Kitchen makeover using Dulux renovation range by @raymond265 


Tired of his beige kitchen, Raymond painted his benchtop, tiled splashback and cabinetry, and replaced the rangehood and cupboard handles for a brighter, more modern look.




See what Raymond's kitchen looked like before.


19. Small kitchen upgrade by @newbie23 


With cabinetry in good condition, this kitchen made an excellent candidate for rejuvenation using the Dulux Renovation Range and was revamped with the colour Niche.




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20. Kitchen reno with paint and ply by @LizzieCro 


Lizzie changed the look of her kitchen by giving her outdated blue cupboards Shaker style trim and fresh paint.




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How to paint kitchen cabinets and a tiled splashback


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