Bunnings shopper totally transforms kitchen with $5 item: 'Just wow'

DIY enthusiasts are loving this simple project.

There's no doubt that kitchen renovations can be costly, time-consuming and stressful. From installing new cabinetry to replacing bench tops, it's pretty easy to spend thousands of dollars to get that luxe look.

But one savvy Perth woman was able to completely revamp her tired-looking kitchen with an incredible transformation using an inexpensive Bunnings product - and the results are incredible.

Bringing new life to her outdated kitchen, the woman used a simple trick to change things up and while it may have been a tedious task, the results are definitely worth it.

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Before: The Bunnings fan's outdated red kitchen countertops and timber cupboards were in desperate need of a refresh. Photo: Facebook

Updating her "ugly looking benches", the woman said she used Bunnings vinyl rolls that cost just $5.57 and painted the cupboards black to match. A far cry from her dated red countertops and rundown timber cupboards, the refresh has given the space a modern and clean look at a fraction of the price of installing a new kitchen.


"The vinyl rolls roll out and stick on pretty much like book coverings," she posted on Facebook after sharing the transformation. "You lay the vinyl where you want it and can cut it to size and peel the back off bit by bit in case you need to peel off and adjust. If you pull all of it off then it won't be sticky and is too hard to fix."

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After: All it took was some paint and a $5.57 roll of adhesive marble-look vinyl to spruce up this kitchen. Photo: Facebook

She added that she used liquid nails to secure the vinyl to the sides of the bench and advised that it "probably works better on stone or plastic-type benches, not wood".

Needless to say, fellow DIY decor fans were super impressed with the transformation. "Oh wow! So good, black just sets if off. Amazing job," one impressed Facebook user wrote. "Wow looks a million dollars, well done," commented another. "Oh my gosh that’s absolutely awesome. What a big difference. Great job," added a third.

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The makeover not only looked better, it cost much less than re-doing the entire kitchen. Photo: Facebook

But the mini makeover isn't forever, with the author of the original post saying it's a "temporary kitchen tidy up" until she demolishes and refurbishes the kitchen completely.

Since the vinyl rolls hit shelves across stores like Kmart and Bunnings, thousands of home DIY fans have jumped on the bandwagon, updating everything from full bathroom renovations to fridges.

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