Before and After: An Affordable, Traditional Kitchen Makeover

Only one word comes to mind when blogger Jessie Epley Short, the voice behind The Long and Short of It, thinks of her former kitchen: cream. When she and her family moved into their ranch-style home in Raleigh, North Carolina, the monochromatic culinary space had a 1980s country vibe with a scalloped window awning, simplistic cabinet faces, and two-tone tiled linoleum floors. Remodeling it was a priority. Scroll down to see the before and after shots.