Are you looking to make a big change in your home without a big budget? Not all DIY projects have to cost a lot of money in order to make a difference. In fact, some of my favorite DIY makeovers have been when I have not spent much at all. You just have to know what elements to focus on. That is why I am sharing 4 BIG ways to save on a room makeover.
You can be honest with me…are there times that DIY feels intimidating? I get it. Big projects can feel overwhelming especially when we are trying to figure out how to do them. It happens to me too. That is why I have my personal mantra: STOP PINNING. START DOING. It doesn’t mean we have to speed through things, we just have to start. So in the spirit of starting, I want to share 5 easy ways to update your home that anyone can do.
While I was dreaming up ways to add more storage to our home, the hallway cabinet storage project was born. I have lovingly been calling it, “OPERATION: What Do You Do When You Need More Storage – You Build Your Own Dang Storage”. This is one of the many reasons why I love DIY. It gives us chances to find creative solutions that ultimately spark joy. And let me tell you, now that this DIY project is finished, it is sparking so much joy! If you are anything like me, you are also looking for ways to make more storage in your home. So, here’s my how to guide for my hallway cabinet storage reveal so that you can dream up something similar for your home.
Who doesn’t love a good comeback story…Am I right? Especially when you get to enjoy it every day. You know me, I’m talking about DIY here. There is just something special about breathing new life into something you already have to give it a new sense of purpose. And that is why I love Nieu products so much. Nieu cabinet fronts allow you to refresh the cabinets in your home without having to start from scratch.
Have you ever wondered what to do when you don’t have storage? We DIY-ers know…you make your own! I love building projects from scratch, but it is also totally fine to be resourceful in order to make things easier. Recently, I have been updating the hallway in my home to add storage cabinets. Come along with me to see my project. It is a storage cabinet DIY that anyone can do.
Lots of us in 2020 had to adapt and make DIY classrooms in our homes. It is hard remembering back to that time. In fact, I am sure most of us have probably blocked it out. But, if anything, we got some really cool ideas from the need to get creative. For me, one of the first creative necessities was building an amazing wood desk for my son. Are you ready to see how I transformed $35 worth of wood into an affordable and stylish DIY wood desk?
Summertime is all about being outdoors. That means we should enjoy where we are hanging out, right? My patio was nothing special, and if I am being honest, I didn’t enjoy hanging out there. I knew that had to change. So, I got my DIY skills going until I transformed it into a place I love to be. The biggest piece of my patio transformation was an outdoor slat wall. I want you to have a space that you love too, so I am sharing what I learned so you can create your own DIY patio slat wall.
Refreshing your walls is a great idea if you are looking to make a statement. Or, even if you aren’t looking to make a statement, refreshing your walls is a great option for creating some change in your space. There are so many techniques and textures to choose from: paint, skim coating, wallpaper, etc. But, I have to say that creating a wood-trimmed accent wall is my favorite way to refresh a wall. There is just something about working with wood that gives me life. That’s why I want to share 3 ways to make unique accent walls with wood trim so that you can breathe some new life into your space.
Do you ever look at your walls and think about the texture? No? Just me? There is a current trend going around to modernize a home by having smooth walls. But, paying someone to change the finish on your walls can be really expensive. Don’t you worry! I’ve always got you covered. Learning how to skim coat a textured wall is a very doable DIY project for any skill level.
I think every teenager deserves a space of their own. They need to be able to have a nice space where they can hang out and just be, away from school, activities, and everything they have going on. One of the first places if DIY’ed in our home was my oldest son’s room. I’ve been feeling like we needed to do an update on my teenage room refresh to show you an easy DIY that anyone can do.