DIY fan gives outdated kitchen an amazing makeover using Wilko bargains & saves a fortune by doing EVERYTHING herself
A DIY enthusiast has shown off the incredible result of hard work and creativity after completely transforming her outdated kitchen on the cheap.
Rachel Rose wanted a brand new kitchen for her Glasgow home, but wanted to keep the costs down – so took to it with a paintbrush instead giving is a bright, modern makeover.
Opting for a white-wash, modern look, Rachel, who shares her home interiors on Instagram, said she achieved the look by painting the cupboards with Wilko paint and tackled the work tops with modern marble-effect sticky-back plastic.
But the DIY fan thought of everything – even a solution for extra storage.
Rachel said she picked up some storage extenders from The Range for just £3 which helped her declutter and store more in the cupboards.
Speaking of the cost involved, Rachel told Fabulous that she was gifted the Wilko cupboard paint, which normally costs £20 a tin – which meant saving some extra money.
Before adding a lick of paint, she washed the cupboards down with sugar soap and lightly sanded them before adding a primer and a couple of coats of paint.
Detailing the process, she revealed: “The work top was in good enough condition but just needed updated so we vinyl wrapped it. It was from a company called create your world- total cost for that was £18.
“The accessories I had already got but not found a place for so that saved money there. Shelving was upcycled with the same furniture paint. Luckily the