Cabinet refinishing or updating are two ways to improve the look of your kitchen look without having to spend too much money. Cabinets do use up a lot of space in your kitchen as well as establishing the overall feel of the area. If you would like the change that look and feel, start with changing an aspect or two of the cabinets. A fresh coat of paint, both on the cabinets and the walls is an instant change.. You could also change the cabinet hardware and knobs with something different and stylish. Include a pop of color inside the cabinets or simply insert shelf liners with something fun. If you do want to change out your existing cabinets for new ones, try to stay away from brand names to save a lot. It is also a good time to replace your old countertops with stunning, natural granite stone counters as well. Nature gives counters their beauty like a canvas for art stone granite. You can install granite countertops for a luxurious overall look that can add a new dimension to your cabinets. Doing both is a good investment and will definitely update the entire kitchen.