19 Before and After Kitchen Remodel Ideas

If you’re looking for the best kitchen remodel ideas, these before and after pictures are perfect inspiration for small kitchen remodels and DIY kitchen remodeling on a budget. 

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DIY Kitchen Remodel Ideas With Before And After Pictures For Expanding Small Kitchens, Remodelaholic

19 Do It Yourself Kitchen Remodel Ideas

One of the most satisfying parts of DIYing, especially for big remodeling projects, is the side-by-side before and after pictures!

We’ve featured dozens of beautiful kitchen remodels on a budget, so browse these before and after pictures to find just the right inspiration for your do it yourself kitchen remodel.

Before and After Kitchen Remodel Pictures

Whether you’re looking for a large or small kitchen remodel, entire do it yourself or some DIY and some professional work, check out these beautiful kitchen remodel ideas!

Click each link to see more details, sources, and DIY tutorials for each kitchen remodel. 

Gutting the house or designing from scratch? Check out our guide to kitchen layouts here. 

Before and After 1960’s Kitchen Remodel

We took our small dead-end galley kitchen in our 1960’s rambler, knocked out a wall or two (plus the ceiling), and remodeled it into a sleek, modern white kitchen to fit our style. We used IKEA cabinets that we love for their versatility, like our pantry rollouts for storage.

1960's Galley Kitchen Remodel Ideas Before And After With White IKEA Cabinets Ceiling Beams Picture Window, Remodelaholic

1960’s Kitchen Remodel with IKEA Cabinets | Remodelaholic

DIY Columns and Arches in Open Living Room and Kitchen Remodel

In our Park House in Texas, the kitchen itself just got a few small updates to the oak cabinets and a new subway tile backsplash before we moved. But the view connecting the dining room and kitchen to the living room got a major overhaul with our DIY interior columns and arches!

Open Kitchen Remodel Ideas To Add Column And Arch Between Kitchen And Living Room, Before And After Remodelaholic

Builder Basic Living Room and Kitchen Remodel | Remodelaholic

Gray IKEA Kitchen Remodel

Whitney found this original brick during her small kitchen remodel and the added brick character is the icing on a beautiful gray IKEA kitchen remodel cake.

Before And After Small Kitchen Remodel With Gray IKEA Cabinets And Exposed Brick, Carpendaughter On Remodelaholic

DIY Kitchen Renovation using IKEA Cabinets by Carpendaughter

Do-It-Yourself Remodeled Gray Kitchen

Becky’s DIY kitchen remodel is a Remodelaholic favorite! She knocked out walls, reconfigured the layout, and refaced the cabinets with new doors and drawer fronts (and don’t forget the gorgeous refinished wood floors!)

Do It Yourself Kitchen Remodel Ideas Before And After With Gray Painted Cabinets, Ramblings From The Burbs On Remodelaholic

Remodeled Gray Kitchen with Hardwood Floors | by Ramblings from the Burbs

Modern Farmhouse White Kitchen Remodel

This open white kitchen remodel is the most stunning before and after! Small country kitchen turned jaw-dropping modern farmhouse kitchen, thanks to Dana’s beautiful style and hard work.

Small Kitchen Remodel To Large Open Farmhouse White Kitchen, Before And After, Stable Living On Remodelaholic

Cramped Country Kitchen to Open White Kitchen Renovation by Stable Living

Duplex Kitchen Remodel

Laurel remodeled this dated small duplex kitchen into a beautiful contemporary kitchen — including adding a dishwasher!

Dated Duplex Kitchen Remodel Before And After, White Kitchen Remodel Ideas, SoPo Cottage On Remodelaholic

Traditional Contemporary Duplex Kitchen Remodel | by SoPo Cottage

Basic Oak to Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel

Alyson’s kitchen before picture is the classic 90’s builder basic kitchen, golden oak cabinets and all. She painted cabinets and installed new DIY wood countertops for a modern farmhouse kitchen remodel!

Before And After Builder Oak Kitchen Remodel To DIY White Farmhouse Kitchen, The Ragged Wren On Remodelaholic

Golden Oak Cabinets to Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel | by The Ragged Wren

Open Dining Room and Kitchen Remodel

It’s hard to believe this is the same kitchen before and after! Laurel’s small white kitchen renovation has big style.

Before And After New Englander Dated Kitchen Remodel To Open White Small Kitchen, SoPo Cottage On Remodelaholic

Antique to Open Kitchen and Dining Room Renovation | by SoPo Cottage

Boring Brown to Bright White Kitchen Remodel

There doesn’t have to be anything “wrong” with a kitchen — if it’s not right for you, make a change! This very brown 90’s kitchen got a gorgeous remodel to become a stunning open white kitchen with modern style.

Brown Wood Kitchen Remodel Into Open Bright White Kitchen, Before And After Cobblestone On Remodelaholic

Brown 90’s Kitchen to Open White Kitchen Remodel | by Cobblestone Development Group

White kitchens not your style? See our favorite gray kitchen cabinet ideas!

Dated to Elegant White Kitchen Remodel

Nina has beautiful style, and she brought it to stay in her gorgeous white marble kitchen remodel!

Dated Oak Wood To Elegant White Kitchen Remodel, Everyday Enchanting On Remodelaholic

Elegant White Marble Kitchen Remodel | by Everyday Enchanting on Remodelaholic

DIY Ranch Kitchen Remodel

Jenna’s 1960’s ranch kitchen needed some remodeling love, and she did it all on a DIY budget!

1960s Ranch Kitchen Remodel Before And After, DIY Ideas For White Painted Cabinets And Island, Rain On A Tin Roof On Remodelaholic

1960’s Ranch Kitchen Renovation by Rain on a Tin Roof

Complete Loss Kitchen Remodel

This half-burnt out home got a kitchen remodel for the ages! Just look how beautiful it is now
Open Kitchen Remodel Ideas After Fire, White Kitchen With Wood Floors, Cobblestone On Remodelaholic

Open Plan Kitchen and Dining Room Renovation | by Cobblestone Development Group

Small Kitchen Remodel

Small kitchens often have the most to gain from a remodel! Kaylor put her heart into her small kitchen remodel with updated cabinets and a fridge enclosure, plus a beautiful backsplash.

Small White Kitchen Remodel Ideas Before And After Pictures, Fisherman's Wife On Remodelaholic

Small White Kitchen Remodel by Fisherman’s Wife Furniture

Small Kitchen Remodel with New Layout

If you have an old small kitchen, remodeling to rearrange appliances like Rachel did can make it feel new and modern and so much more functional.

Before And After Small White Kitchen Remodel DIY, Featured On Remodelaholic

Small Kitchen Remodel by Lovetodecor8

Modern Kitchen Remodel

Karisa turned a dark and cramped kitchen into an open modern kitchen with a concrete island!

Before And After Modern Kitchen Remodel With Concrete Island, Petite Modern Life On Remodelaholic

Modern Kitchen Remodel with Concrete Countertop by Petite Modern Life on Remodelaholic

Thrifted Cabinet Kitchen Remodel

Sometimes you can remodel using existing cabinets with paint or new doors, but if you need new cabinets — consider using secondhand thrifted cabinets like Liz did in her small kitchen remodel.

Galley Kitchen Remodel Ideas, Before And After White Kitchen Pictures, Create On Remodelaholic

White Kitchen Remodel Using Secondhand Cabinets by CREATE

Get more kitchen remodel ideas in our Kitchen Design Inspiration File and our Get This Look room decorating series.

Small Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel

Talk about basic to beautiful! Laurel’s 1920 bungalow got a modern farmhouse kitchen remodel that makes my heart go pitter-patter.

White Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel Ideas Before And After Pictures, SoPo Cottage On Remodelaholic

1920’s Bungalow Kitchen Remodel to Modern Farmhouse Kitchen by SoPo Cottage

White Beadboard Kitchen Remodel

This 1980’s kitchen remodel got a new modern color scheme and layout.

1980s Kitchen Remodel Ideas, Brown To White Kitchen Before And After Pictures, Cobblestone On Remodelaholic

Dated 1980’s Kitchen Renovation (plus the rest of the house!) by Cobblestone Development Group

Knotty Pine Kitchen Remodel

Ashley updated her all wood kitchen with some beautiful modern meets vintage style. Those painted knotty pine cabinets and open shelves look great!

Knotty Pine Kitchen Remodel Ideas, White Cottage Kitchen Before And After, Vintage Redefined On Remodelaholic

Knotty Pine Kitchen Renovation by Vintage Refined

Modern Kitchen Remodel

This dark wood kitchen got a bright modern kitchen remodel in the hands of Jamie and Morgan! They reused most cabinets but updated the arrangement and layout, plus added a DIY range hood for extra style.

Before And After White Kitchen Remodel Ideas, Construction2style On Remodelaholic

Dark and Dated to Bright and Modern Kitchen Remodel by construction2style

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