A budget kitchen doesn't have to be bla bla bland. Sure, creating a cooking spot on the cheap, that still has the look you love, as well as all the functionality the space needs, might seem like an impossible task but we’re here to tell you that a practical and stylish cooking hot spot can be all yours for less.
Whether you're looking to spice up an under-appreciated, snug studio 'kitchenette,' or want to sprinkle some life into your new rental, clever choices and nifty design strategies can ensure a limited budget goes much, much further than you might think, and that you can create great results.
Now pull up a stool at the breakfast counter and take a sneak peek at our kitchen ideas to inspire with tips on everything from layout, to where to find kitchen essentials that are kinder to your pocket.
A truly fabulous kitchen awaits you (just like this leading cracker by @thewhitehome.)
BY HOLLY PHILLIPS. CONTRIBUTIONS FROM SARAH WARWICK