You can get a high-end look with impact details small and large: try adding bun feet to free-standing cabinetry to give it a furniture-feel, or add some beadboard paneling to spruce up an island. Or you can get really creative with a focal point that is less expensive than mosaic tile but packs a big punch, like stacked stone on the back of your kitchen island, like this one from Bill and Jayne Wolf of DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Home Advisor reports average kitchen remodel costs $19,920
How much does it cost to remodel a kitchen? According to a national survey by Home Advisor, the average reported cost was $19,920. Based on 3,522 cost profiles in the report, most homeowners spent between $11,194 and $28,646.