July 7th, 2021 | Updated on March 3rd, 2022
How long have you been in your home? Are you just moving into your new house? Either way, there comes a time when the itch to do some home remodeling shows up and we want to change things up where we live.
Remodeling and changing up your house can actually be a good idea when done right, as you can increase home value by updating various aspects of your home. However, hiring professionals can get very expensive.
If you have a knack for carpentry and other handiwork, consider these DIY projects that will only require investment in materials:
Change Your Décor
Changing your décor (and even your furniture) is most certainly the easiest way to change things in your home to provide it with a fresh feel.
You can start by changing up the art on your walls, replacing them with beautiful family photos on various 11×14 canvas prints. This can add a personal touch to your home’s decorations.
Updating your furniture—or even just your curtains—can help you provide your living spaces with a fresh vibe. An updated interior can make it feel like you’re in an entirely new home.
Paint Your Walls
Another way to improve your home is to provide it with fresh paint. If you have children, you may find your walls have evidence of their existence on them.
Painting your walls is a great way to get rid of those marks and stains. Additionally, painting your walls can be a great way to enhance your home’s value while making it feel fresh and new.
While you may want some professional interior design help to choose the right color for your walls, it’s nevertheless a project you can do yourself. While you’re painting the walls, consider painting your front door—bright colored front doors are very in this year.
Wallpaper Your Walls
Taking your wall style to another level, wallpaper is fast becoming a popular interior design trend in 2021. It’s a unique way to set up rooms in your home that have “built-in” décor.
And if you use patterned wallpaper, the wall will be adding the type of depth and texture that you’d get from wall art or other kinds of décor.
It’s luxurious, it’s appealing, and adds a whole bunch of personality to your home. Think about hotels you may have visited that looked so inviting and lush; chances are they had some great wallpaper on their walls.
If you want to do some carpentry to add to your home, you could consider the idea of designing bookshelves and other decorative shelves yourself.
While it will require planning and some research to determine the best option for your home to avoid disaster, this is a DIY project that will be fun to do in the summer, while providing a functional yet decorative touch to your home.
Upgrade Your Fixtures
Who knew that changing door knobs, faucets, and trimmings could be so life-changing? If you want to make your home like new, it could be as simple as updating various appliances and fixtures around your home.
It’s easy to do, affordable to invest in, and won’t take up a lot of time, but the results are eye-catching and modern.
Updating your home can be simpler than you would think. Doing it yourself can be easy and more affordable than it would be if you hired professional contractors to remodel your home.
While you will want to do plenty of research and make sure you’re doing things right, DIY projects are a great way to make your home look better and can even be a lot of fun to do.