Having recently moved into a house that was covered in various shades of yellow-based tan complete with brass fixtures and yellow oak trim, a kitchen overhaul was the first to-do on the homeowners' list. What the room had in store for them: A standard builder chandelier hanging where the homeowners imagined something more their style and a kitchen's worth of cabinetry needing to be painted along with the taupe-colored walls.
DIY Kitchen Makeover on a Budget. Giani Granite Countertop Paint kits transform existing counters to the look of natural stone and Nuvo Cabinet Paint is a one-day makeover process. www.gianigranite.com