DIY-enthusiast redoes her kitchen tiles for only £54 with clever hack

DIY enthusiast reveals how she transformed her dull grey kitchen into a vibrant space by using colourful vinyl tiles and a slick of paint – costing just £54

  • Kat Louise Cole, from Doncaster, explained how she only paid £54 to redo tiles
  • She hated the look of the old tiles painted in grey in her kitchen so used vinyl 
  • She used four vinyl rolls priced £10 each and bought paint from B&Q costing £14

A DIY enthusiast has revealed how she revamped her kitchen tiles by using vinyl and paint, costing her just £54 to execute. 

Kat Louise Cole, from Doncaster, used inexpensive vinyl rolls in order to update the dull tiles, which had been painted in grey tone she hated. 

She explained how she unsuccessfully attempted to remove the grey paint from the tiles, before resorting to buying four rolls of £10 vinyl and a bucket of £14 white paint from B&Q, bringing the overall cost of her operation to just £54. 

She placed the self-adhesive vinyl over the tiles after applying a slick of white paint, and impressed the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook group with her budget kitchen transformation.

Kat Louise Cole, from Doncaster, used four £10 vinyl rolls in order to update her kitchen’s grey tiles, which she hated (pictured before)

Kat said she was in love with her vinyl-covered tiles (pictured afterwards), which only cost her £54 to create

Sharing before and after pictures of her results, the proud mother wrote: ‘Decided to redo my kitchen as I always hated it! 

‘I know it wasn’t great but I tried to get the paint off the tiles and it wouldn’t budge, so used four rolls of £10 vinyl and £14 paint from B&Q.’

Kat said she was in love with the end product of her vinyl experiment, adding: ‘So £54 to redo my kitchen – a bargain and I’m in love!’.

Sharing before and after pictures of her results, the proud mother wrote: ‘Decided to redo my kitchen as I always hated it!’

Members of the Facebook group, which is dedicated to bargain hunting, loved the woman’s creative use of vinyl, and thought the tiles looked lovely. 

‘Love your vinyl, looks like real tiles,’ one said, praising the finished look.

‘Wowzers this looks amazing,’ another impressed fan admitted elsewhere. 

‘It’s FAB you clever girl,’ wrote another, while another concluded: ‘Just shows you dont have to pay a fourtune to make your kitchen look good well done’.  

People loved Kat’s idea, thinking it was really clever, and said the vinyl’s fine detail looked like real tile 

 

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