Affordable ideas for renovating your RV kitchen

Affordable ideas for renovating your RV kitchen
Published Monday, May 16, 2022
by Feature Staff

If your RV kitchen feels outdated or plain, it's time to make a change. You can breathe new life into your home away from home by renovating the kitchen. You don't have to make expensive or time-consuming changes to achieve a look you love. Check out these affordable ideas for renovating your RV kitchen.

1. Paint the cabinets

A fresh coat of paint can spruce up your cabinets. For a small space, painting your cabinets white or another light neutral--such as light gray or a creamy tan--can make the space feel brighter and more open.

If you want a more exciting look, light shades of brighter colors can do the trick. Consider mint green, robin egg blue, or buttery yellows for more pop.

Another popular option is to paint your upper cabinets and lower cabinets two different colors. This can work especially well if you want to bring in a darker paint color but don't want the kitchen to feel closed-in. For example, white upper cabinets and black lower cabinets make your kitchen feel polished, modern, and stylish.

2. Replace the hardware

Changing out the cabinet hardware is another simple and affordable way to update your kitchen's look. You can choose between shapes, styles, and finishes. For example, round knob shapes are common; for a more modern look, you could use square knobs.

If your current knobs and pulls aren't easy to grip, you can also make a switch that allows you to easily open your cabinets and drawers. For example, you could replace small knobs with a T-knob for an easier grip. While you make your decision, keep in mind that protruding hardware can get in the way in a small kitchen.

3. Update the backsplash

Add visual interest with an updated backsplash, which is another affordable idea for renovating your RV kitchen. You can use traditional or peel-and-stick tiles in a color that coordinates with your cabinetry. Or you can use multi-colored tiles to create patterns in the layout.

You can also use the backsplash as an opportunity for something unexpected. For example, cosmetic diamond plate has a lot of creative potential when it comes to interior decor. Embossed diamond plate fits the aesthetic of a vehicular home away from home. It's also easy to keep clean, and you can polish it so that it looks as good as new.

Try any or all of these ideas to spruce up your small space. You'll find that you don't have to break the bank to update the heart of your home on wheels. may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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