If you'd love to design your own kitchen, this section will walk you through the steps. It's easy...once you know how!
No software required! Unless you plan to do this for a living (or you're software super-savvy), don't buy kitchen design software.
The learning curve can be a pain and you'll end up frustrated with the time you've wasted.
Don't worry...before you're done, you'll have a free rendition of your beautiful new kitchen!
I recommend designing the low-tech way. You'll need:
Yes, it's drawing...BUT you don't need to be an artist to draw a kitchen design.
You CAN do this...
In fact you're the perfect person to design your kitchen.
You're the one who knows what you need and don't need. What you can't stand about your current kitchen. What would make you really happy in a new design.
It's just a matter of opening up your mind to possibilities...and following the step-by-step process to get you where you want to go.
Be prepared to be very proud yourself!
When friends see your new kitchen, you can brag, "I designed it myself!"
And then, of course, you'll send your friends and family who want to know how to do it themselves straight to ME...YOUR GUARDIAN ANGEL...at kitchen-design-angel.com!
Kitchen Makeovers you can do in a weekend!
Add more storage with roll-outs! Under the sink base is an area you can use to store pots and pans.
Paint the ceiling a new color!
Buy fresh new rugs, dish towels and oven mitts.
Hang a pot rack.
Change out your cabinet hardware.
Paint the walls - or just one as an accent wall.
Hang a new utensil rack near the stove.
Install a wood countertop on the island.
Change out light fixtures.
Replace short wall cabinets with new, taller ones - they're cheaper than base cabs and using a different color can look great!
Decorate your soffits with framed vintage dishtowels or your kids' artwork.
Have a question about YOUR kitchen?
Feel free to Ask Me a Question!
If you love country kitchens...
See our page on Country Kitchen Design to inspire you!
Thinking of remodeling?
Keep a notebook or scrapbook of notes, clippings and ideas.
Kitchen magazines are expensive - look through them in the grocery checkout line. If you see pix of a kitchen you really like, buy that magazine.
Stop in at home centers and pick up any free cabinet manufacturers' catalogs.