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Have you been hiding a love of DIY? If you have, and you love nothing more than getting a little crafty in your home, now's the time to unleash it.

We've found some super easy and cheap home improvement projects for you that will have your place looking like you hired an expensive interior designer in no time. You don't need to be amazingly skilled to complete any of these tasks, but we think they'll have a huge impact on your favourite spaces.

Though we shouldn't have favourites, just wait until you see the pom-pom idea for your bedroom!

1. Start off simple by painting some wooden doors in a bright colour

 Bathroom by blackStones

2. Knit a new throw blanket for your sofa. Chunky yarn will speed things up

3. Don't throw out old rugs, simply dye them!

SAGA:  Household by Skandihome

4. Make a terrarium out of any old glass items you have laying around

5. Switch out standard issue door and drawer knobs for something a little fancier

'Caxton Rose Trellis' design as 3D printed drawer handles:  Living room by Caxton Rhode

6. Make a side table out of old apple crates or even pallets

7. Paint your old glasses with glass paint

8. Add new legs to a cheap desk to give it a designer look

9. Upcycle old wooden furniture with a shabby chic paint job

Bedside table painted in Chalk Paint decorative paint by Annie Sloan:  Bedroom by Annie Sloan

10. Make a pom-pom garland to hang on your bedstead, or anywhere for that matter!

PomPom Garlands used in Girls new bedroom :  Bedroom by PomPom Galore

11. Create a desk tidy out of any unused containers, pots or glasses you have

Lifestyle:  Study/office by Eva Solo

12. Add decals to a boring tiled wall to instantly brighten it up, in a non-permanent way

Daisy Chain:  Bathroom by Target Tiles

13. Use hanging pots to make a herb garden for your kitchen

14. Paint a whole wall with chalkboard paint for a super cool way to communicate with the rest of the household

 Nursery/kid's room by homify

For some cool garden DIY projects, take a look at this Ideabook: 14 Head-Turning Garden Features You Can Build Yourself.

Are you ready to get your DIY on now?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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