10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Give Your Home A Quick & Inexpensive Makeover

February 28, 2017

If your home sweet home doesn't feel quite so sweet anymore, a makeover may be in order. Here are 10 things you can do right now to give your home a quick & inexpensive makeover all without breaking the bank.

 

Color Your World

A splash of color can transform any space and you already have plenty of it lying around. Moving items of the same color into a tired room can give your space an instant burst of life, making even the drabbest room feel bright and new again.

 

Grow Beauty with Indoor Plants

Adding indoors plants to your home not only improves the aesthetics of your space, but it also improves the air quality. That's a win/win for your home and your health.

Adorn Cabinets with New Doors and Cabinet Pulls

Much less time consuming than painting and much cheaper than replacing an entire shelving unit, changing out doors and cabinet pulls can make a big impact on your home's style. Many specialty stores carry very unusual and even whimsical pulls that will make your kitchen feel like a home away from home.

 

Add Wall Art, Photo Frames and Mirrors

Add a fresh coat of paint to yard sale photo frames and mirrors. Fill the frames with art you make yourself. Get the kids in on the fun and let them make some of their own too.

 

Get a Move On by Moving Some Things Around

You would be amazed at how truly different a space looks thanks to a rearranging of old things. Put magazines and books into wooden boxes or rearrange them by size and color. Rework the positioning of your bed. Get creative!

Change the Fabric of Your Home with Leftover Fabric

Do you have a box of scraps left over from a curtain or dress project? Use that fabric to make new pillows or stretch them over cardstock for an interesting art print.

 

Rethink Your Centerpieces

Fresh fruit makes a beautiful arrangement for the middle of your dining table. Think modern with a tall, skinny vase of lemons or be rustic with a Ball mason jar filled fresh daisies.

 

Use Leftover Paint to Mix Things Up

If you have any leftover paint in the garage, use it to makeover old stools and chairs. You can even use the paint to accent only the drawers in your dresser.

 

Make Storage Pretty Again

With wrapping paper and old shoe boxes, you can create a pretty space to store old photos and love letters. If you have the time, you can even clip flowers and words from old magazines and make a collage on the shoe boxes instead. Use ModPodge to seal it all in.

 

Don't Toss Out the Old and Make it New

Old mason jars are a great place to store battery powered LED lights for makeshift fireflies. Canned food tins also make pretty herb pots for the windowsill.

 

If doesn't take a million bucks to make your home look rich and beautiful. With a little time and effort, you can make your home sweet home.

 

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