I was quoted £13k for a new kitchen so did it myself using Ikea bargains – I saved myself thousands

A GREAT woman has tried to prove that you don’t have to spend a fortune on a new kitchen.

The DIY enthusiast explained how she was quoted a whopping £13,000 by an expert to transform her kitchen.

A savvy woman transforms her kitchen with Ikea purchases


A savvy woman transforms her kitchen with Ikea purchasesCredit: Tiktok – @diy_mummy
Kitchen before modern makeup


Kitchen before modern makeupCredit: Tiktok – @diy_mummy

Without that kind of money floating around, she decided to do it herself instead – and has told how it has saved her thousands of dollars.

How? By shopping at Ikea and installing it yourself.

In a clip shared on TikTok (@diy_mummy), she explains: “I was quoted over £13,000 for a new kitchen.

“So I went to Ikea and bought all the appliances, the warmers, the extractors, the ovens and the microwaves and all that and saved THOUSANDS.”

And it’s fair to say the kitchen is completely unrecognizable.

Outdated wooden desks are gone in favor of a new marble effect look, while the once boring white cabinets have also been painted a stylish charcoal blue. , giving the kitchen a whole new feel.

Not long after, the post attracted more than 300 thousand views and several comments, many of which praised her ability to do it herself. very Impressive craft.

“Looks spectacular,” one commented.

A second person enthusiastically: “Good job!”

The third wrote: “Amazing! Well done, love it!

“I’m trash – my whole kitchen will be on the floor the next day.”

Another added: “Good job!”

Another commented: “You’re amazing!”

The DIY expert replied, “Thank you. I wouldn’t be able to do all this if I had to pay the professionals.

“Thankfully, I like to do it myself and garden.”

Fabulous Digital previously told how a woman who couldn’t afford a new kitchen turned it into a kitchen on the cheap.

Instead of ripping everything up and replacing it with new items, Sophie simply ‘painted everything’, including the tiles, cabinets and countertops.

For this, she stated in videoyou just need ”a good primer and a durable coat”.

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The mother-of-three said she was fed up with her outdated brown cabinets and decided to dress them up herself with bargains from Amazon and the TikTok Shop.

She bought white glossy self-adhesive wrap for cabinet doors for £12 a roll from Amazon, needed two in total.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing edmund@ustimespost.com.

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