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Designing a Kitchen on a Budget

Posted on: August 22, 2013

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When it comes to custom kitchen design, “the sky is the limit” is a term you want to hear-but it doesn’t necessarily apply to your budget! Even for luxury kitchen designs, many people try to stick to some sort of budget. But even if you do have a price limit, it doesn’t mean you can’t get the exact space you want.

With the right design, your new kitchen can look and function exactly how you want it to! When you’re designing a kitchen on a budget, there are a few things you should keep in mind to ensure your new space turns out how you’re envisioning.

Tips for Kitchen Design on a Budget

When “the sky is the limit” doesn’t apply to your remodeling budget, here are some things to consider:

The Bigger Picture

Think of the future and how your new kitchen design fits into it so you don’t have to remodel again in a few years. If you plan on growing your family not necessarily at the present but perhaps a few years down the road, you’ll want to make sure the kitchen design is spacious enough so your new family isn’t cramped. Planning on selling your home in the near future? It’s a good idea to incorporate kitchen features that can help improve the resale value of your home. Which also brings us to our next point…

Timeless Design

Having a trendy kitchen that’s “hot” in the moment can be fun, but a timeless design can be wiser in the long term (especially true if you’re moving and need to put your house on the market). Timeless kitchen design includes features like:

  • The work triangle
  • Durable, well designed cabinetry
  • Countertops made of natural materials (granite, quartz, etc.)

High-Impact Options

There are many high-impact options that won’t break the bank. Even if you want to update the space, you don’t necessarily need to remodel the whole thing. Installing new cabinets can give your kitchen a completely new look! Adding some new cabinets and blinds to your kitchen can completely transform the room!

Custom Kitchen Design


Your custom kitchen design is completely driven by you-it’s based on your lifestyle, needs, and wants. But be careful not to over-buy. You should determine your minimum requirements and which extras you’re willing to pay for-for instance, sometimes fancy appliances with all the bells and whistles are fun but aren’t necessarily something you’ll often use. With that being said, you may want to learn more about home renovation loans as it might mean that you can get that double oven that you always wanted.

Custom Kitchen Designers Serving MD, DC & VA

If you’re looking for kitchen designers in the Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia area, Jack Rosen Custom Kitchens can help. For over 30 years, we’ve helped homeowners with their kitchen design needs-we stay within budget and complete projects in a timely manner.

Contact us today or stop by our showroom to learn more or if you’re ready for a new kitchen design!

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