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Retro Kitchen Makeover

DIY expert Paul Ryan converts a plain kitchen into an exciting '50s retro kitchen.

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    Moderate to Hard

Everyone will want to hang out in this funky, eclectic kitchen that's reminiscent of the fun '50s era. From the cool sink to the edgy countertop, there's no shortage of style in this space.

Jazz up your kitchen with this project:

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    Weekend

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    $500 - $1,000

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    Easy to Moderate

8-Hour Retro: Out with the Old

A kitchen is prepared before the installation of a sink and countertop.

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    Weekend

  • Price Range

    $2,500 - $5,000

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    Moderate to Hard

Installing a Retro Counter and Sink

During this remodel, a kitchen is updated with a cool retro look. Learn how to update your own kitchen with these easy step-by-step directions.

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    Two Days

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

Remodel with Retro Kitchen Cabinets and Metallic Backsplash

Give a bland kitchen a bright, fun 1950s look by refacing the cabinets with colorful laminate and spraying metallic paint on the backsplash.

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