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25 ridiculously cheap and easy DIYs that'll instantly improve your home

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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We're all always on the lookout for fast and easy ways to make our homes look just that little bit better, or as though we splurged on an interior designer.

So, today we're going to treat you to a massive 25 home improvement ideas that are simple, cheap and quick to complete! Every room in your home can benefit from these tips, from a slightly boring bedroom though to a languishing living room.

Let's take a look and decide which projects you fancy trying your hand at this weekend…

1. Hang curtains higher to the ceiling to give the illusion of bigger windows

2. Hide an ugly splashback with new tiles or tile effect stickers

3. Add mirrors to closet door panels for an expensive look

4. Paint or vinyl wrap an old-fashioned bathroom vanity unit

5. Replace boring lights with designer-inspired ones

Glass pendant lamps: modern Kitchen by Decorum
Decorum

Glass pendant lamps

Decorum

6. The same goes for your shower curtain! It'll make the room feel taller

classic Bathroom by 지성하우징
지성하우징

독립성이 확보된 고풍스럽고 세련된 디자인의 클래식스타일[경북 상주]

지성하우징

7. Add wooden trim to plain cabinet doors to look like shaker units

8. Add crown moulding to finish your cabinet tops perfectly

9. Double up your shower curtains so they part instead of sliding. So much fancier!

modern Bathroom by 코원하우스
코원하우스

창이있는 욕실

코원하우스

10. Frame a wall-mounted TV with an antique frame or wooden surround

11. Add a large rug under your bed

Concentric Rug: minimalistic Living room by Niki Jones
Niki Jones

Concentric Rug

Niki Jones

12. Fix wooden planks to a cheap table for an instantly rustic look

13. Hang curtain rods from the ceiling for a makeshift bed canopy

14. Paint your old kitchen floor. You can even paint vinyl

Battersea Town House: modern Kitchen by PAD ARCHITECTS
PAD ARCHITECTS

Battersea Town House

PAD ARCHITECTS

15. Consider painting your ceiling an accent colour. It's very trendy right now!

classic Living room by 지성하우징
지성하우징

독립성이 확보된 고풍스럽고 세련된 디자인의 클래식스타일[경북 상주]

지성하우징

16. Frame light switches with small painted picture frames

modern Living room by inark [인아크 건축 설계 디자인]
inark [인아크 건축 설계 디자인]

interior & architecture by INARK 인아크 건축 설계 인테리어 디자인 대구 평리동 까꿍하우스

inark [인아크 건축 설계 디자인]

17. Add wood trim to cabinets then paint them for a classic feel

Modern flat – Loft Extension and Renovation, Fulham, SW6: modern Bedroom by TOTUS
TOTUS

Modern flat – Loft Extension and Renovation, Fulham, SW6

TOTUS

18. Use underlay underneath rugs for a plusher feel

Boho Rug: modern Living room by Luku Home
Luku Home

Boho Rug

Luku Home

19. Liquid stainless steel paint exists and is perfect for freshening up appliances!

20. Stain wooden furniture that isn't quite the right shade

21. Frame your bathroom mirror so it sits well with the rest of the décor

mediterranean Bathroom by 지성하우징
지성하우징

자연의 여유로움에 고급스러움을 더한 지중해스타일[경기 안산]

지성하우징

22. Swap out standard lighting cables for something a little brighter and more funky

23. Use picture frames to create faux wall panelling then paint over them to finish the look

24. Add sheer curtains, rather than heavy ones, to rooms that enjoy natural light but also need privacy

minimalistic Living room by homelatte
homelatte

[홈라떼] 책이 가득한 24평 복도식 아파트 홈스타일링

homelatte

25. Add new handles to your kitchen to make it look more bespoke

Kitchen Extension, Hinchley Wood: modern Kitchen by Cube Lofts
Cube Lofts

Kitchen Extension, Hinchley Wood

Cube Lofts

See? How easy was that? We've got more as well, so take a look at this Ideabook: 19 Incredibly Clever DIY Projects You'll Want To Try.

Which ideas might you try this weekend?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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