10 Inexpensive Ideas To Upgrade And Update Your Home

sources: The DIY Mommy / Blushing Bungalow

The majority of us spend a lot of time at home, so you want it to look good! Although doing large-scale renovations may not be in everyone’s budget, there are lots of things you can do to both upgrade and update your home, making it more convenient and more enjoyable. Here are 10 easy DIY ideas for sprucing up your home that won’t cost you a fortune!

1. Cheap to Chic Doors

source: Blushing Bungalow

Does your home have those cheap, flat and hollow doors? To spruce them up and make them look more high-end, some decorative molding and paint can go a long way.

2. Light Switch Frames

source: HGTV/Cassidy Garcia

It’s all in the details! With a piece of decorative molding and a few cuts, you can make these tiny light switch frames. Who said something ordinary has to look ordinary?!

3. Painted Vinyl

source: Cherished Bliss

Do you have old vinyl floor that you want to get rid of, but replacing it isn’t in the budget? It’s quite easy to paint a vinyl floor, and the color/pattern options are endless!

4. Curtain Hack

source: Lia Griffith

To make your windows appear bigger than they actually are, hang curtains closer to the ceiling rather than right above the top of the window. The best part about window blinds is that they are available at all prices. It entirely depends on you which one you want to go for. If you are someone who doesn’t want to spend much on blinds, buy blinds online or you can go for blinds that are manufactured from cost-effective materials for e.g, PVC

5. Painted Headboard

source: Dream Green DIY

Want to spruce up your bedroom without buying a new bed? Many people are painting shapes (specifically arches) on the wall to act as a headboard, and the look is quite striking.

6. Replace Hardware

source: Our Crafty Mom

Replacing the hardware on your kitchen cabinetry and bathroom vanities can instantly transform a space. Like I said, never underestimate the power of those little details!

7. Baseboard Hack

source: YouTube/Hometalk

If you want to add larger baseboards in your home without the hassle and cost of ripping out the existing ones, this hack is for you. Buy a small, decorative piece of molding, attach it to the wall, paint the space between the new and existing molding, and you’ll have the appearance of big baseboards.

8. Peel and Stick Backsplash

source: The DIY Mommy

Installing tile backsplash in your kitchen can be quite pricey. To get a similar look without the hefty price tag, try peel and stick backsplash. This is also a great hack for renters!

9. Framed Bathroom Mirrors

source: Liz Marie Blog

Adding a frame to a boring bathroom mirror instantly makes the space appear more finished and luxurious.

10. Faux Garage Door Windows

source: House to Home Blog

Make a windowless garage door look more expensive by painting on faux windows. This idea is genius!

Hopefully these 10 awesome DIY ideas have taught you that transforming a space in your home doesn’t need to break the bank. These hacks are simple, but make a huge impact. Happy DIYing!