Creatively Improve Everything Else
After you've renovated what you can afford and hidden what you can cover, Joanna suggests finding creative ways to improve what's left. "One of the things I loved the most when we were on a budget was just the research, finding different ways. How could you paint a backsplash? How could you find new ways to work with what you have?" she explained to us. There's an endless amount of creative kitchen renovation workarounds; you just have to dig a little to find the ones perfect for you.
Travel and expenses for the author were provided by KILZ for the purpose of writing this story.