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Top 10 most popular kitchen projects

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The kitchen is the heart and soul of a home, and frequently the centre of activity. It’s not just a place to cook – it’s a place where people spend time together.


You can get loads of ideas and inspiration for your kitchen from our creative Bunnings Workshop community members.


Here are the Top 10 most popular kitchen projects on Workshop by pageviews: Cottage transformationCottage transformation


1. Budget bathroom, laundry and kitchen refresh by @RohanH 


Removing a wall and opening up his kitchen to the living area made Rohan's kitchen more spacious and functional. 


2. 80s kitchen budget renovation by @ProjectPete 


Completed for less than $1000, this kitchen makeover included new bench tops, sink, tapware and tiled splashback.


3. Cottage transformation by @2Belindas 


Renovation expert Belinda installed new cabinetry, appliances, splashback and stone benchtops in this dramatic cottage transformation.


4. 1970s kitchen renovation by @Jason 


A dated 1970s kitchen was converted to an open-plan kitchen and family room, complete with European-style laundry. Cosmetic kitchen makevoverCosmetic kitchen makevover


5. Cosmetic kitchen makeover by @diy_hausdesigns 


Rufaro brightened his beige and brown kitchen by painting the splashback and installing sleek brushed gold handles. 


6. Slimline pull-out spice rack by @DIYology 

A handy storage solution for cooking essentials that tucks away seamlessly when not in use. Our step-by-step guide How to build your own slimline spice rack has instructions to follow. 


7. Bamboo panelling on kitchen island by @ProjectPete 


Experienced Workshop member Pete installed architectural bamboo panelling on his customer's kitchen island, brightening the space. 


8. Changing kitchen cupboards to drawers by @pete_brig 


Wanting a more practical and accessible storage solution for his kitchen essentials, Pete replaced his under-bench cupboards with drawers. Kitchen island EasyVJ panellingKitchen island EasyVJ panelling


9. Kitchen island EasyVJ panelling by @ProjectPete 


Easycraft EasyVJ panelling enlivened this kitchen island with a bold colour choice of British Paints Mossy Road.


10. Kitchen overhaul by @tom_builds 


Tom updated this tired and dated kitchen by adding water-resistant laminate flooring, Kaboodle cabinets, new appliances, subway-style mosaic tiles and a large benchtop. 


How to renovate your kitchen

Bunnings Workshop community members have shared many step-by-step guides on renovating and enhancing your kitchen, including: 

More inspiration for your kitchen Rustic farmhouse kitchen renovationRustic farmhouse kitchen renovation


Bunnings Workshop members have shared many other terrific projects you can use as inspiration, including rustic farmhouse kitchen renovation by @helsbrenQueenslander kitchen makeover and pantry build by @Renowayoflife and bright coastal kitchen makeover on a budget by @Aleishacorr


We also recommend checking out the following collections for more creative ideas:




Last updated: November 2023


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