5 Budget-Friendly DIY Kitchen Refresh Projects

"5 Budget-Friendly DIY Kitchen Refresh Projects" was written by a member of the Flex Seal Editorial Team.

While a full kitchen makeover might sound daunting, Flex Seal is here to help simplify things. You don't always have to go big to make a change. In fact, small DIY projects can completely transform the feel of your kitchen and make your day-to-day a bit easier and more organized.

In honor of National Kitchen and Bath Month, we're sharing a few of our favorite kitchen refresh projects. Our DIY Flexperts Karlin Summer and Kate Hollingsworth flexed their skills to show you how the Flex Seal Family of Products can help improve the look and function of your culinary space, without spending thousands. Keep reading to check out these incredible DIY kitchen makeover projects.

5 DIY Kitchen Refresh Projects

1. Give Your Kitchen Island a Makeover

Flex Glue helped transform the look of this kitchen island. Photo by Karlin Summer.

Out with the old and in with the new! In this blog, Karlin makes her kitchen island go from drab to fab with the help of Flex Glue. This powerful adhesive is super-strong and easy to use, making it an excellent choice for securing wooden slats to an island’s base.

2. Organize Your Seasonings With a DIY Spice Drawer

This project will keep your spices organized and within reach. Photo by Kate Hollingsworth.

This easy-to-make DIY spice drawer is anything but bland. Our Flexpert Kate used Flex Super Glue Gel to add some spice to her kitchen and more efficiency to cooking time. Flex Super Glue Gel is a high-performance, instant adhesive that bonds in seconds to wood, metals, plastics, and more.

3. Revamp Your Space With a DIY Kitchen Cabinet Refacing

Kate gave her old cabinets quite the makeover. Photo by Kate Hollingsworth.

Looking to completely change the feel of your kitchen on a budget? Kate was able to affordably reface her old kitchen cabinets for a brand-new look with the help of Flex Glue. Flex Glue’s strength and durability make it the perfect DIY companion for both small and large projects.

4. Upcycle Old Wood Into a DIY Paper Towel Holder

Kate turned scrap wood into a paper towel holder. Photo by Kate Hollingsworth.

With a little bit of creativity, a broken broom handle can become something entirely different! For this project, Flex Super Glue and a few scraps of wood come together to make a DIY paper towel holder. Flex Super Glue’s quick dry ability gets this project finished in a snap.

5. Declutter With DIY Kitchen Drawer Dividers

Flex Super Glue helped Kate assemble this drawer organizer. Photo by Kate Hollingsworth.

Messy utensil drawer? Conquer the clutter by making a simple drawer organizer. Flex Super Glue helped Kate build DIY drawer dividers to bring more organization to her cutlery drawer. Flex Super Glue’s precision nozzle allows you to make delicate repairs on just about anything around the home.

The beauty of these DIY kitchen makeover ideas is that you have complete control of how and when they happen. These projects can be completed over the course of a week, a month, or even a year. The Flex Seal Family of Products can be the perfect companion for kitchen refresh projects and fixes all around the home. We encourage you to stay inspired and see what else Flex Seal can do for you!

By Amanda Tacconi


Amanda Tacconi is a copywriter and journalist with 10 years of experience. With a Bachelor of Arts degree focused on Theatre and Journalism from The University of Tampa, Amanda has honed her writing skills to create compelling content that resonates with audiences. She is best known for winning Journalism Student of the Year, her extras appearances on Netflix, and talking extensively about her husband, daughter, and dog.

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