A WOMAN has revealed that she gave her kitchen a totally new look whilst on a budget.
Using cheap buys from Shein and B&M, Kenya Crompton was able to transform her dark, black kitchen, into a bright, modern space, without having to splash too much cash.
However, while Kenya loves her DIY transformation, not everyone was as keen.
Posting on social media, the blonde beauty shared a clip showing the before, during and after of her kitchen’s much-needed overhaul.
She said: “Kitchen makeover for under £100.”
At the start of the clip, Kenya showed a close-up look of her kitchen, prior to its makeover.
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It was very dark, with black tiles on the walls and floor and Kenya confirmed that it wasn't to her “style.”
However, the DIY-enthusiast then got to work on the much-needed overhaul.
She started out by painting the black splash tiles white, using Johnsons tile paint, which cost her £16 from B&M.
She then spray painted the silver cupboard handles black and painted the once-white cupboards a cool cream.
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Kenya also got new flooring, which she nabbed from Shein on the cheap.
The young woman explained that she used self-adhesive vinyl wrap from B&M, in the shade of sonoma oak, to give her work surfaces a quick and easy upgrade.
She later confirmed: “Worktops cost £30 and the flooring was £40, not sure how long we will get out of it though, but it’s fine for now!”
Kenya’s clip, which was posted on TikTok under the username @kenyacrompton, has clearly left many open-mouthed, as it has quickly amassed a whopping 185,700 views.
However, social media users were left totally divided at the kitchen overhaul – while some were impressed, others weren't keen.
One person said: “Looks so much brighter and fresh, well done.”
Another added: “Wow wow wow it’s amazing! Love the tiles in white.”
A third commented: “It looked good before then I saw how much brighter the space was after. Great job.”
Whilst another posted: “Glow up.”
However, not everyone was as impressed, as one user penned: “I liked it better before personally.”
A second chimed in: “The paint on the tiles don't look properly finished. Looks OK but the black tiles looked better in my opinion.”
Whilst someone else agreed: “Absolutely not. Better before..”
Another then wrote: “Not convinced on the tiles.”
To this, the DIY whizz replied: “We like it and that’s what matters.”
At the same time, one user explained: “I feel like the tiles are gonna scratch so easily.”
To this, Kenya confirmed: “They are fine.”
Many social media users also questioned how Kenya managed to transform her space for so cheap.
One user wrote: “I can't see that being under 100 pounds.”
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To which Kenya clapped back: “Not that I need to justify myself to a stranger on the internet but worktops £30, flooring £40, tile paint £16, spray paint £6.”
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