If you’re handy with a hammer and paintbrush and are naturally detail orientated, you may be interested in undertaking a few, fun DIY home renovations. To discover a few DIY projects, which you’ll be able to tackle on your own, simply continue reading.
1. Want to learn how to lay laminate flooring?
One simple way to transform the look and feel of your home, is to install laminate flooring. Laminate flooring is a fraction of the cost of hardwood flooring and comes in a wide variety of patterns and colors. As an example, you can install laminate flooring, which looks just like stone, marble or hardwood. If you can learn how to lay laminate flooring yourself, this will also save you money!
Your first step should be to clean your flooring. Next measure, cut and place underlay on top of your current flooring. After which, it’s time to measure and cut your laminate flooring. Which you’ll be able to place directly onto your underlay using a special adhesive. Although you may also be able to purchase easy to install laminate flooring, which you’ll be able to click into place, like a jigsaw puzzle.
2. Dying to paint your bedroom drawers to give them a new lease on life?
Instead of spending a small fortune on purchasing brand new bedroom drawers, you can transform the look of your drawers by giving them a quick lick of paint. To get started make sure to use a base coat to paint your chosen drawers white, before using a colored paint to add a pop of color to your bedroom drawers. Alternatively if you’re looking to achieve a contemporary vibe for your bedroom, you may want to paint your drawers black or white.
3. Create your own DIY TV stand:
If you spend a lot of your free time binge watching Netflix or watching your favorite sports teams compete, it’s worth considering learning how to make your own DIY TV stand. Especially as you’ll be able to create a custom TV stand which perfectly encases your TV. If you’re interested in completing this particular project, you’re in luck as there are no shortage of TV stand blueprints, which you can find online, which you’ll be able to use to build your TV stand.
4. Don’t want to part with your old sofa? Have it reupholstered:
Another way to update the look of your home, without breaking the bank is to reupholster your old sofa. Which will save you from having to spend hundreds of dollars or upwards of $1,000 on a brand new sofa. Simply choose a fabric, which you love, in order to give your old sofa a new lease on life. As an example, you may want to use a rich, velvet material in order to transform the look of your sofa. Or you may want to use a material which boasts a fun, lively print, to add a bit of style to your lounge.
5. Start off with completing simple, straightforward DIY projects:
While you may be tempted to start off with a major DIY project, such as building an extension to your home, it’s a far wiser idea to begin with completing a few simple, straightforward DIY projects. Which will allow you to pick up valuable new skills. As an example, you may want to paint your home’s walls and replace your curtains as your first DIY projects.
6. Learn how to replace the light fixtures in your home:
Another simple DIY project which you should have no trouble completing, is to replace any outdated light fixtures in your home, with new, stylish light fixtures. For example, you may want to swap out the primary light fixture in your lounge with a modern chandelier. Or you may want to place stainless steel light fixtures in your kitchen to match your stainless steel kitchen appliances. You may also want to consider placing solar powered lights in your garden.
7. Want a new look for your kitchen? Create a mosaic backsplash for your kitchen:
One way to quickly transform the look of your kitchen is to create a mosaic backsplash for your kitchen. Not only are backsplashes chic and stylish but they’ll also help protect your kitchen walls. Better yet, you’ll be able to create a one of a kind, mosaic black-splash which features your home’s key colors. As an example, if your home has a black and white theme, you’ll be able to use black and white tiles to create an on trend tuxedo style backsplash.
If you’re happy with the results of your mosaic DIY project, you may want to create a second mosaic backsplash for your master bathroom. As an example, you can’t go wrong using blue tiles to create a nautical inspired backsplash for a bathroom. Or for a minimalist look, you may want to opt for a 100% white mosaic backsplash.
8. Swap out the handles on your home’s drawers:
In a single afternoon, you should be able to swap out all of the outdated handles in your bathroom and kitchen. For example, if you live in an older property and your kitchen still has traditional knob style handles, you’ll be able to swap out your handles for sleek, curved, stainless steel handles. While you’re at it, you may want to repaint some of your kitchen drawers and bathroom cabinets, so that they sparkle like new.
9. Give pre loved items a new lease on life:
If you’re on a budget you may want to purchase preloved items such as furniture, which you’ll be able to give a lease on life.
There you have it, a few effective ways to quickly change the look of your home, without having to pay a builder or carpenter. All of which will improve the look and feel of your home.
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