Newlyweds Alison and Carter Arnett's home sits in a picturesque neighborhood. However, step inside and their kitchen reveals a much different story. Working with a budget of only $3,500, Alison and Carter take DIY to the extreme. From sanding and staining their own cabinets, to cutting their own countertop, the couple tries to trim costs wherever they can. Unfortunately for the young newlyweds, with every dollar saved, there are a dozen tears shed.