Kitchen Makeover Tool
Want to have some fun planning your new kitchen? Test out cabinet styles and colors, plop in some different appliances and slap up a new backsplash? Let loose and create your virtual kitchen
with remodeling franchise Kitchen Tune Up's New Design Tool
. I spent an enjoyable hour playing around with the tool the other night.
Here's my virtual kitchen before:
And here's my after. What fun!
I changed the
- Cabinet style
- Cabinet color
- Island style
- Island color
A few notes. This tool won't create a complete redesign. It's not your kitchen layout for one, and you can't change the layout. The options are not all-inclusive, and I hope for the next version you can change the wall treatment and take those plants and dishes off the cabinets.
But it's a great, free tool.
It helped me visualize various materials, styles and colors, and to see at a glance how combinations work together. For example, I picked a floor tile that I was sure would look fabulous, and it didn't work at all.
My takeaway is that whenever we get to renovating our kitchen, I need to see the elements rendered together first. Smart of Kitchen Tune Up
to give its customers this helpful tool, and thanks to LeAnn at Design Trade
for pointing me to it.
Here's my second after. Break out the wine and cheese.
So enjoy your new kitchen video game. Tonight you'll give the kiddos and their Webkinz
a run for their money.
If you could, what are the top three changes you'd make to your kitchen today?