mobile home kitchen ideas

Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

Manufactured housing has always been an affordable alternative to site-built homes. Older models especially can be scooped up at a reasonable price, providing prospective buyers a relatively low-stress pathway to homeownership. Some lucky, resourceful owners of modestly priced manufactured homes opt for remodeling their new-to-them residences on their own. They rebuild and restyle their factory-assembled interiors from the chassis up, often chronicling their remodeling recipes—a blend of aesthetics, power tool prowess, ingenuity, and secondhand shopping savvy—on their blogs, while loyal readers eagerly await each new reveal. Crystal Adkins, editor at Mobile Home Living, covers lots of DIY mobile home remodeling projects on her site. She often concludes that had she not told her readers that these are manufactured homes, they never would have known. Is she right? Take a look at a few choice mobile home makeovers and judge for yourself. By Jane Dagmi Expanded View >
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

This affordable mobile home kitchen remodel will surely inspire you. This home is a late 70’s model  and had an all original kitchen complete with curved counter and harvest gold everywhere. Then comes a talented and creative soul that turned it into a gorgeous and modern kitchen fit for a queen. I found this on a wonderful site called Blue Roof Cabin. The creator of the site is Mimi and she is a re-purposing, crafting and creative maven that puts Martha Stewart to shame. Yes, I’m being serious. Her talent is immense and obvious. Of course, I’m the type that would rather see someone re-purpose salvaged items than using $55 ribbon spools any day, but that’s just me.
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

This next kitchen makeover is great because it proves you don’t need to change everything to get a beautiful kitchen. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any additional information on this mobile home kitchen makeover, other than this photo, but the photo speaks volumes.
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

As with most used home purchases, the Richards’ knew the structure needed work when they bought it. It was only after they moved in that they realized just how much remodeling it was going to need. I think that happens to all of us that buy a used mobile home, regardless of age. Small details are easily missed when viewing a home and it takes a couple of weeks to start noticing the little issues.
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

Any holiday kitchen workstation would benefit from this mobile cart. Topped with a butcher block, the cart can be wheeled around the kitchen and then pushed back into place, flush to the wall.
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

For years, Mimi was obsessed with remodeling the kitchen in her sister’s late 1970s mobile home. After drawing out a plan at least 10 times, the fearless DIYer and Blue Roof Cabin blogger finally started demolition. The monumental overhaul included taking out the curved peninsula, moving cabinets, building an island, and, of course, installing new countertops. blueroofcabin.com
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

For years, Mimi was obsessed with remodeling the kitchen in her sister’s late 1970s mobile home. After drawing out a plan at least 10 times, the fearless DIYer and Blue Roof Cabin blogger finally started demolition. The monumental overhaul included taking out the curved peninsula, moving cabinets, building an island, and, of course, installing new countertops.
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Mobile Home Kitchen Ideas

Yesterday’s Yellow For years, Mimi was obsessed with remodeling the kitchen in her sister’s late 1970s mobile home. After drawing out a plan at least 10 times, the fearless DIYer and Blue Roof Cabin blogger finally started demolition. The monumental overhaul included taking out the curved peninsula, moving cabinets, building an island, and, of course, installing new countertops.
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Not so much DIY people, the couple worked with a contractor to get most of the work done. The total cost of the project — including demolition, windows, cork floors and baseboards, roof, interior doors, paint, kitchen cabinets, appliances, bathroom sinks and cabinets, tiled showers, toilets, living room and bedroom storage cabinets, and closet shelving — came in at about $80,000. If that sounds like a lot for a mobile home, consider the cost of living in this uber-desirable and expensive area of California.
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Hello! I’m Crystal, the creator of Mobile Home Living and I appreciate you stopping by! I hope MHL is an inspiring and informative resource for you! Please consider letting me feature your remodels, room makeovers, and home improvement projects. There’s not enough inspiration available for manufactured homeowners and I want to change that. Thanks!
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Crystal AdkinsCreator/Author Hello! I’m Crystal, the creator of Mobile Home Living and I appreciate you stopping by! I hope MHL is an inspiring and informative resource for you! Please consider letting me feature your remodels, room makeovers, and home improvement projects. There’s not enough inspiration available for manufactured homeowners and I want to change that. Thanks!
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Kristy and George live in British Columbia, Canada, and often blog about the renovation of their 1970s 11′ x 60′ mobile home at 4 the Love of Wood. Since they moved into the house six years ago, the interior has undergone several style revisions. Given Kristy’s passion for repurposing and rebuilding—and her love of finishing furniture in many shades of white—she knew it was again time to change up their decor, including the look of this sedate bedroom. 4theloveofwood.blogspot.com
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Kim Thompson shares the house with husband Achille Bigliardi, and said the 1,288-square-foot space fits into the couple’s commitment to living more simply, with a “less house, more life” philosophy. Without changing the footprint or moving any interior walls, see how the couple reworked their mobile home into a mod stunner in just seven weeks.
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Kristy and George live in British Columbia, Canada, and often blog about the renovation of their 1970s 11′ x 60′ mobile home at 4 the Love of Wood. Since they moved into the house six years ago, the interior has undergone several style revisions. Given Kristy’s passion for repurposing and rebuilding—and her love of finishing furniture in many shades of white—she knew it was again time to change up their decor, including the look of this sedate bedroom.
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Appliance kitchen – The kitchen work triangle is often touted as the ultimate design consideration for kitchen layouts. But while it’s important to reference the work triangle in a kitchen renovation, it isn’t the solution to every layout problem. Instead, focus on what works best for you and make sure the route between your work centres – cooking, prep and cleaning – is direct.
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The kitchen’s custom western redcedar cabinetry, topped with black granite countertops, provides a design link to the home’s exterior materials. The staircase, accessed from the entrance behind the kitchen wall, leads to the second-story master suite and home offices. The upper steel shelving is suspended from the ceiling with steel rods.
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Central to the kitchen renovation is the 63” x 40” island that Mimi fabricated from a hodgepodge of sources, including a Habitat store where she scored free cabinets, another Habitat where she found really reasonable oak doors, and Home Depot for beadboard. The classic lines of the new island and commanding pantry, coupled with a black-and-white color scheme, equal a kitchen with lasting appeal. blueroofcabin.com
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Central to the kitchen renovation is the 63” x 40” island that Mimi fabricated from a hodgepodge of sources, including a Habitat store where she scored free cabinets, another Habitat where she found really reasonable oak doors, and Home Depot for beadboard. The classic lines of the new island and commanding pantry, coupled with a black-and-white color scheme, equal a kitchen with lasting appeal.
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Kristy and George refinished the kitchen cabinets with latex paint before they moved in and then contintued to fine-tune them after. The kitchen island, created from a vintage cabinet turned upside down, was one of Kristy’s major DIY projects. After cleaning up the old piece, she painted it, fortified flimsy parts with wood, and turned a pair of craft store bookends into corbels.
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Kristy and George refinished the kitchen cabinets with latex paint before they moved in and then contintued to fine-tune them after. The kitchen island, created from a vintage cabinet turned upside down, was one of Kristy’s major DIY projects. After cleaning up the old piece, she painted it, fortified flimsy parts with wood, and turned a pair of craft store bookends into corbels. 4theloveofwood.blogspot.com
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Nothing ever matched, and everything felt comfortably worn-in, similar to the kitchen shown here. The painted cabinets, red stove and stainless island all seem to have arrived here at different points in time. Take a chance on using paint colors that you wouldn’t typically see next to each other, and keep shelving open for a kitchen that’s friendly and workable.
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We require very different things of a home depending on our stage in life. A family growing and welcoming new children will need more space. Space needs may diminish again after retirement, and in our later years, mobility and accessibility are important factors to consider. So, when faced with these changes, do you adjust your home to fit your needs, or do you move on?

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