Genius DIY Kitchen Island Ideas on a Budget

Kitchen islands can be a godsend or a regret; if they’re placed and appointed well, they offer us invaluable workspace. If placed and outfitted poorly, we end up dancing around them to get to the important, useful parts of the kitchen, often bruising hips in the process! If you already have an island that you don’t love or are thinking about installing an island, we’ve got a collection of DIY kitchen island ideas to help you choose the best one for your use.

Made with old windows and barn wood as a kitchen island



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An idea for cabinets Can find them for super cheep online just need a way to secure them to the ground


An old desk is topped with a butcher block and turned into a beautiful kitchen island

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Antique dresser repurposed to a kitchen island Annie Sloan old white paint and dark wax


DIY old dresser built into island complete with A DIY black walnut butcher block counter top


DIY kitchen island


Door turned bar or kitchen island


furniture from repurposed items


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Old chest of draws transformed into a beautiful kitchen island


Old dresser used as a server table or a kitchen island


repurposed doors as kitchen island


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repurposed doors on the front of the island which are from their own home


repurposed dresser as kitchen island


Repurposed dresser into a kitchen island


store counter recycled as kitchen island


store counter repurposed as kitchen island


store counter repurposed as kitchen island