There are always great tips and tricks you can use to better your home. In addition, there are several of these tricks that you can do by yourself. That’s right, get the ruler and the hammer out, because it’s time for some DIY tips. From curved curtains to make your windows look taller to ceramic tile that looks like wood, here are 12 tips on how to better your the style of your home.
- Add Molding and Shelving to Cabinets
If you want your kitchen to look prim and proper, adding molding and shelving to your cabinets is an easy fix. While most of the other tasks on this list are simpler than this one, this task is still pretty easy. Just imagine the look of your finished cabinets next to the kitchen backsplash designs.
- Creative Curtain Tie-Backs
Next on the list, it’s a great idea to make any left over hardware in your home into tie-backs for your curtains. This is a simple task that could take seconds. If you have anything like an extra key-chain, a metal bracelet, or old parts of pipes, you might have the perfect material for a new tie-back.
- Tall Curtains
Speaking of curtains, it’s a great idea to used taller curtains to give your windows a taller and larger effect. These tall curtains can look elegant in your home and instantly add to a new sort of atmosphere in the room. Also consider a curved curtain such as a shower curtain to add to the effect.
- Plank A Wall
Now we’ve entered the wood work. If you want to give a part of your home a sort of rustic feel, you can always look into tricks like ceramic tile that looks like wood or planking wall. Find a wall and some planks of wood. Attach the wood to the wall and you’ve instantly got a new design for your room.
- Ceramic Tile
Speaking of ceramic tile that looks like wood, you should consider applying that to a wall as well. This can give the same effect as the planked wall, but with smaller pieces instead. Plus, you can buy ceramic tile that looks like wood in bulk making it easy to require the necessary materials.
- Staining Wood
Of course, if you have any type of wood in your house you’ll want to think about staining it at some point. Doing so will keep the wood looking new for years to come.
- Frame Mirrors
Next, we move on to framing. Have some wood left over from your other DIY projects? It’s a great and easy task to frame mirrors in your house. Doing so will add an air of class and authenticity to your house. If the frame made of wood you can even get a more rustic and classic feel from it.
- Frame Your Light Switches
The same could be said for the other framing tasks added to this list. You can frame the light switches in your home to make even the small details of a room look nice. Trust that this is a simple change that can add a lot to a room.
- Frame Your TV
The same could be said for framing your TV. If you would like to make it so that your room looks classy and elegant, having frames around your tv is an easy route to take.
- Hide Wires
Another way to go about it is to hide any wires. Having a bunch of wires in a room can immediately make the room look messier and unkempt. As such, finding creative ways to hide the wires like using a shower rod for the wires to go through are fun and efficient.
- Half Painted Walls
Next, some painting DIY projects. If you are considering painting a room, think about painting only the bottom half of that room. If you do, you’ll get a trendy look that’ll also make the room seem taller.
- Accented Ceilings
Then, when you look up, it would be great if the ceiling was accented. The contrasting and differing colors can add to the look of the room and make it either look professional, classy, or trendy depending on your colors.
Try some of these DIY projects and see your house and home sparkle with new life.