FULL Cost Breakdown of Our DIY Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Renovation

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Friends, I am so excited to share with you a FULL cost breakdown of our budget friendly, DIY Modern Farmhouse kitchen renovation!


Tools We Use:

Main Tools

Main Kitchen Components | $2,754

Counters | $617

  • Butcher Block Counter Top | $537 | Item
  • Finishing Materials | $80 | Sealer and Finish
  • Projected Labor Cost | $1,040

Jigsaw for Counter Cuts

Backsplash | $150

  • Tiles | $110
  • Grout | $40
  • Projected Labor Cost | $780

Tile Saw for Backsplash

Upper Cabinets | $741

  • Item
  • Projected Labor Cost | $195

Sink & Accessories | $665

  • Sink | $299 | Item
  • Garbage disposal | $197 | Item
  • Faucet | $169 | Item
  • Projected Labor Cost | $390
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Lower Cabinets’ Makeover | $206

  • Cabinet Paint | $100
  • Shiplap on peninsula | $40
  • Hardware/Hinges | $66 | Hardware and Hinges
  • Projected Labor Cost | $1,300

Lighting & Electrical | $275

  • Outlets/Switches | $40 | Outlets
  • Pendant Light | $65 | Item
  • Recessed Lighting | $170 | Item
  • Projected Labor Cost | $1,430

Hole Saw for Recessed Lights (This was SO helpful!!)

Other Tools for Electrical Work

Room Paint (Wall/Ceiling/Trim) | $100.00

  • Projected Labor Cost | $1,040

Appliances & Accessories | $1,272

Appliances | $1,189

  • Refrigerator | $1,039 | Item
  • Microwave | $150 | Item

Bar Stools | $60 | Find a set of 4 here.

Spice Rack | $9

Pot & Pan Rack | $14 | Tutorial

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Total = $4,026

Projected Labor Cost Total = $6,175

We saved over $6,000 by doing it ourselves! This cut our costs by more than half, and was well worth the extra work on our end.

*Both materials and labor are before tax. Labor estimates are based on a labor rate of $65 per hour. This may be more or less depending on where you are located.

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That’s all for now friends,

All my best,

Jenn

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