How my father in law decorated his Dream kitchen

Some people think of home renovation as a hobby and some take it as a mandatory action only when something is broken and do not cater to Home décor trending now. This was the scenario when my father in law fell in love with kitchen renovation magazines and decided that his kitchen needs a makeover. However, once he sat down with a calculator, it dawned on him that a magazine like renovation is out of his reach.

Therefore, he called me in on the plan and I helped him research the possibilities by which he could remodel his kitchen and not get in any financial trouble. I already had the experience since I had selected the perfect appliance suite for my mother. We ended getting only 5 items from Amazon which did the trick. I also felt it as my obligatory duty to tell you folks about how we did it and which products bailed us out from a situation where we would have gone for a home renovation loan. Let us walk through the methodology we adopted before spending the first dollar:-


The first and most important phase was chalking everything down on a piece of paper. This included the idea of a dream kitchen he had along with the type of items he would require to convert his dream into a reality.


The next step was calculating the money that he needed for his dream. Once the calculation was done, we found that we could not afford a fully automated lighting system in the kitchen so we course-corrected our plan according to the money allocated by my father in law. We then researched the items that fell in the overall budget cap and moved forward.


This was the easy part of going online and purchasing from Amazon is a piece of cake. Most of the items arrived within a week after which we did a construction plan. This plan included the methodology of installation and the flow of events that we needed to carry out.


Execution of the construction flow chart was the final part of the dream run of my father in law. I must say that I was extremely happy in helping someone achieving a dream, even if it was a small one. All the things ordered were self-help installation fixtures and therefore, it did not take us much time to get everythinginstalled and working.

Now, let me walk you through the wining 5 products that my Father in Law picked to decorate his dream kitchen:-

1.Under Cabinet Lighting Kit

Great way to update your cabinets, kitchen shelves, bookcase, display cabinet lighting, kitchen, etc. They come in 20 colors & 14 modes with a remote control that can dim the LED display case. Adjustable brightness, color temperature and color jump rate allowed my father in law to keep the kitchen environment as per his mood or at times the mood of my MIL. You can purchase yours online from right away.


  • Easy installation
  • The length of the adapter is 6.56ft (2m).
  • DIY cabinet lighting
  • 20 colors & 14 modes
  • 100% Satisfaction
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2.Love-KANKEI Floating Shelves Wall Mounted Set

Designed and developed especially to add aesthetics to the kitchen, these were an instant pick by mu father in law to place his pot plants according to his plan. These are a simple set of wall shelves that create additional shelving space in the kitchen. They are 4 inches deep and come in three different sizes for grouping in anyways.

They are different from most shelves which are single white or black, MDF or laminate material and cheap finish, these shelves are constructed from torch finished solid wood and black powder-coated metal brackets, a perfect blend of rustic meets industrial, adds a nice rustic and beautiful touch on any wall. It is also easy to assemble with easy to follow instruction and all necessary hardware provided in the pack which makes it sturdy, durable & practical. You can purchase yours online from right away.


  • Wooden
  • Simple display shelves
  • Functional storage shelves
  • Rustic wall shelves
  • Sturdy and easy to install
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3.Mini Fake Faux Suculentas Pot 

Once the shelves were decided, he had to decide on which pot plants to get as per his plan. Therefore, he went out on the search of the perfects pots that were not big and perfect for the shelves he got in the plan. He easily added a dash of brilliant greenery to his kitchen plan with this set of 3 artificial bamboo, rosemary plants, and lavender plants. Lifelike in color and texture, these plants featured realistic detailing including ceramic-like pots and beautiful greenery with each of the two planters.

Each plant featured a different style. If you crave the beauty of the outdoors without any of the inconvenience, these tall faux plants with leaves are the solution. Use them to make any space’s decor pop with some green life! Besides the beautiful decoration for the home,they make excellent gifts, but I don’t think my Father in Law will be gifting it to anyone anytime soon! You can purchase yours online from right away.


  • Realistic quality
  • Add a touch of happiness
  • Great value
  • No maintenance necessary
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed
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4.RoomMates RMK1254SCS Coffee House Peel 

Transform your kitchen in minutes with RoomMates Coffee House Peel & Stick Wall Decals — the easiest, fastest, and most affordable way to decorate any wall or flat surface. Make your kitchen or dining space stand out! Our Coffee House Peel & Stick Wall Decals appear as if painted directly onto the wall. Plus, go beyond the walls and add to cabinets, refrigerators and more. Pair with matching wall stickers for a complete kitchen makeover. You can purchase yours online from right away.


  • Includes 31 wall decals
  • Easy to apply just peel and stick
  • Applies to any smooth surface
  • Removable and repositionable with no sticky residue
  • Made in the U.S.A
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5.Timelike Kitchen Wall Clock

Once everything was accounted for in the plan my father in law saved some money. Therefore, he decided to go for a funky piece in the kitchen to get his dream design finalized. With spoon or fork beside each number, the hour pointer is designed like a supermini fork and the minute pointer like a mini knife, this cutlery clock was the ideal fit.

Made of high-end stainless steel, stable, durable and easy to clean. It is appropriate for any decoration style, so there is no need to worry about the clock clash against the furniture. You can hang it on the wall of your bedroom, kitchen, study, living room or somewhere else you want to decorate your home in a unique and novel style. He now enjoys the admiration of his guests the most on this one item in his kitchen! You can purchase yours online from right away.


  • Size: 32*32*4CM
  • Unique Style: Kitchen Cutlery
  • Powered by 1 AA battery (Not Included)
  • Decorate your kitchen or eating area with this attention-getting clock.
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All in all, if you research and plan according to your budget, you can almost do anything, be it the implementation of a Home renovation idea or purchasing the To 10 DIY home project tools. All savings and implementation lies in the planning and therefore if you cover all bases you don’t have to spend extra money in the middle of the project.

This is the method my father in low applied and now he is going for a backyard do-over with the help of the same technique.

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