Looking to renovate, redesign, or redecorate? Most of us would love to have a picture-perfect home, but are working with, shall we say, a more moderate budget. Try one of these low-lift DIY projects and see how easily you can give your home the makeover of your dreams.
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The natural fibers of this lightweight fabric is both malleable and on trend. If you have an existing wardrobe or armoire, customize the doors with raffia fabric that's trimmed and fitted to the surface.
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Need an accent table? Here's a quick fix: Take two household items—a round serving tray and planter—and bond them together into one piece of furniture. Our version has modern on-trend style: natural wood, and rattan with curved edges and a caged base.
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Radiator covers are good for more than just beautifying an eyesore. With their graphic patterns and polished finishes, the inexpensive overlays can make a basic bulletin board look like a million bucks.
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Stripes, spots, and other hand-painted designs easily turn basic white tiles into a decked out backsplash that gives your kitchen an unexpected burst of character.
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A coat of chalkboard paint turns your pantry door into a giant chalkboard, which makes it easy for you to pencil (err, chalk) in quick reminders of what to include on the shopping list for your next grocery run.
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Here's a handy idea: A wooden ring, a strip of leather, and some hardware is all you need to keep a wall-mounted towel in reach at all times.
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Need somewhere to put down that glass? Or maybe a new home for your lamp? Create the perfect side table for all that and more to be used indoors or outdoors, by upcycling a basic tray table, and incorporating cement and crushed colored glass to give it a fresh new look.