Have you ever felt embarrassed because of how your kitchen cabinets look? A kitchen cabinet makeover might be what your kitchen needs.
It’s time to take a bold step and get rid of that weird “shy” feeling that you get whenever a friend enters your kitchen.
In this article, I have made a list of 25 best DIY kitchen cabinet ideas that can transform your kitchen.
However, before starting out a kitchen makeover project, make sure it fits your budget. There are expensive DIY kitchen cabinet ideas and low-budget ones.
We hope you find the right kitchen cabinet idea for your kitchen.
1. Well Finished Grey Kitchen Cabinet
You would love this DIY kitchen cabinet. We highly recommend this gray cabinet as one of the best cabinet ideas for your kitchen. There are many shades of gray, before going ahead to pick this color, you should be sure that the color matches floor tiles and other appliances in your kitchen. To DIY, see how to paint cabinets.
2. Add Uniqueness With Skirted Cabinets
We suggest this if you have cabinets you are not proud of and want to make them look better without having to spend too much. You can also use this idea if you want something extra in your kitchen cabinet section. All you will need to do is get curtains with a nice color that would fit or amp the design style of your kitchen.
3. Artificial Barnwood Style Kitchen Cabinet Door
You can use Barnwood to construct doors for your kitchen cabinet. After taking the first look at the image above, you would think it is recycled Barnwood, it is not recycled. It is 100% newly made DIY. Extra tip: While making this, don’t throw away the leftover wood, it might come in handy. You can see that the designers of this kitchen cabinet used part of the wood as a picture frame.
4. Floating Cube Cabinets For Storage
For this DIY kitchen cabinet, Dries Otten uses floating cubes with colors matching the paint on the wall. You can use this same idea in your kitchen with any color of your choice. As an add-on, you can also use skirted lower cabinets.
5. Painter Interior Kitchen Cabinet
In 70% of homes, you’d find a white interior cabinet in the kitchen. We love the innovation done here, as you can see, the inner walls of the cabinet are painted with orange to compliment the carpet on the floor. This cabinet was designed by Arent & Pyke.
6. Amazing Chicken Wire Cabinet Door
This is by far one of the best DIY kitchen cabinet ideas you can make with just a few tools handy. I love the fact that this cabinet is made with chicken wire, I think it is a great way of displaying the amazing collection of utensils.
7. Easy DIY Kitchen Cabinet Lighting
You can add some life to your kitchen cabinet with this easy-to-do lighting idea by Sarah, the author of thriftydecorchic.com. The light used for this project is light-weight. You might need to purchase some equipment to do this in your kitchen.
8. Magnetic Storage Jar Holder
This is one of my favorite DIY kitchen cabinet ideas. With this idea, it is way easier to store things like nuts, candy, marshmallows, dried fruit, and more. We would suggest that you desist from storing heavy food items in the jars for your safety.
9. DIY Open Kitchen Cabinet
I prefer laying hands on my ceramics plates inside my cabinet without having to open doors. What do you think about this open cabinet? It is easy to make. You can make one for yourself with whatever specifications you want.
10. Floating Shelves With No Brackets
One of the best types of kitchen cabinets are floating cabinets. Floating cabinets can be very useful especially when you install them close to your kitchen sink/countertop. That way, you won’t need to stress to lay hands on an ingredient or utensil while prepping meals from your countertop.
11. DIY Cabinet Plate Rack
I love it when all my plates are stored in an orderly manner. This easy-to-make DIY plate rack might be the next thing you’ll need to add beauty to your kitchen.
12. Mixture Of Floating Shelves & Upper Cabinets
DIY: Upper cabinet
DIY: Floating Shelf
Another way to make your kitchen look great is by having floating shelves and an upper cabinet. I would suggest you use the same color of paint for both. I think a mixture of two different types of kitchen cabinet will amp your kitchen.
13. DIY Cabinet With Glass Door
If you are like me who loves fancy things, you would like this glass door concept on your kitchen cabinet. There are many ways to make a kitchen cabinet with a glass door.
14. DIY Sliding Kitchen Cabinet
Using sliding doors is an amazing way to save space if you have a small kitchen. The normal doors might create a space issue when opened. I would recommend this.
15. All White Painted Kitchen Cabinet
I think white is the best color to use for a kitchen cabinet. A lot of people prefer brown, but white gives purity to the kitchen. We would completely recommend all-white paint on your kitchen cabinets as a great makeover.
16. Glossy Paint Kitchen Cabinet
You can add a glossy finish to your kitchen cabinets. The steps to transforming your old cabinets to shiny cabinets are quite easy to follow. You do not have to get rid of your old cabinets, a glossy makeover might be all your cabinet needs to become great again.
17. Black DIY Cabinet Door Makeover
Transform your old kitchen cabinet with this amazing DIY cabinet door. It is quite easy to make if you follow the steps accurately. I love the dark paint used for this cabinet door. You can use any color, we suggest you pick a color that matches your overall kitchen color.
18. Budget-Friendly Kitchen Cabinet
We found this amazing kitchen cabinet made by “designing vibes”. This kitchen cabinet will cost less than $200 to make. If you are looking at transforming your kitchen or introducing a whole new look, we would suggest this budget-friendly DIY kitchen cabinet.
19. DIY Plywood Kitchen Cabinet
For this amazing kitchen cabinet, Shara used Purebond plywood to make this good looking kitchen cabinet. I think this is a great way to transform your kitchen.
20. Plywood Kitchen Cabinet With White Paint
If you don’t have a kitchen cabinet and you are looking at making a simple one, this white-painted plywood kitchen cabinet would cut it. I love how the creator matched the color of the kitchen cabinet with the color on the wall. If you have a blue kitchen wall, you can look for the corresponding blue paint and use it for your DIY kitchen cabinet.
21. Apothecary Style Kitchen Cabinet
This kitchen cabinet is one of the best I have ever seen. With a pile of scrap wood and a bunch of other tools, you can make this kitchen cabinet. As you can see, this kitchen cabinet can store a lot of things. We have included a link to where you can learn to make this kitchen cabinet yourself.
22. DIY Kitchen Island
You can use this kitchen cabinet as your simple kitchen island, with just a couple of tools, you’d make this. The cabinet has compartments that can be used to store specific kitchen items. There’s also a compartment to place your microwave.
23. Roll-out Style Kitchen Cabinet Idea
This type of kitchen cabinet is perfect for storing cereal boxes and your favorite jars. It is not so easy to make, but with rapt attention, you will get the hang of how to make this kitchen cabinet.
24. Blue DIY Kitchen Island
If you have never liked “kitchen islands”, you might change your mind after looking at this amazingly outstanding kitchen island. I love the fact that this one doesn’t take up much space in the kitchen.
25. DIY Glass Kitchen Cabinet
This glass kitchen cabinet is one that will not take up much space in your kitchen. We recommended this cabinet if you have a small kitchen. Its height would make room for storing a lot of things without the cabinet taking up space.