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It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the prospect of challenging DIY home projects. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Read on (or watch the video) for 10 easy updates for your home that you can do THIS WEEKEND.
These are realistic, actionable ideas anyone can accomplish!
When you declutter your home, you declutter your mind. Get decluttering tips, tricks and an easy-to-tackle checklist to learn how to declutter, efficiently.
Replace Your Hardware
Before we renovated our kitchen we updated oak cabinets (without painting them) with the help of new hardware. At the cost of $100 and less than an hour’s worth of time, it completely transformed our kitchen.
Even if you don’t love the finish of your bathroom or kitchen cabinets, a simple hardware switch can make an incredible improvement! Whether you make a major hardware investment or buy inexpensive pieces for an affordable upgrade, this is an easy weekend project.
Unlacquered Brass is polished, unfinished raw brass that darkens and develops patina as it ages. Keep reading to learn more about it along with the knobs, pulls, hinges and cabinet latches.
Update Light Switches and Plates
Through the years, outlets and light switch plates can become dirty, discolored or mismatched. Updating them can make your home immediately feel fresh! We’ve got a guide that will help you replace your old pull chain lights with modern technology – it’s shockingly simple.
Not feeling quite that techy? We replaced all of our switch plate covers for a weekend home project, using upgraded wooden plates to make them feel more thoughtful. b
Painting your tile is another easy, inexpensive and durable weekend home project! Learn how to paint tile and the best tile paint to use! Or, refresh your grout with this incredible grout stain process we found here… it takes even the most dirty and discolored grout and makes your tiling look brand new!
Learn the keys to layering rugs on carpet in your home. While this technique won’t work in every space, it’s a great way to extend the life of your carpet, cover stains or unsightly areas, and buy you more time before a flooring upgrade.
Add a Plant
It sounds simple, I know… but it can really change the feel of your room. Even the joyful process of heading to your local nursery to choose a new plant can change your entire attitude!
The simple addition of integrating something organic into a room brings a space to life! It’s a pro tip that all designers and magazines use and now you can, too!
Learn about my favorite easy-care houseplants that you can’t kill! You’ll learn where to buy, how to treat them, and all the details about why I love them! Need a plant that thrives on neglect? You’re in the right place!
This can mean a variety of things… remove old window coverings that aren’t doing your rooms any favors, or change sconces or chandeliers for a dramatic change.
You can use one of these amazing tricks to add light to a room.
There are seven easy-to-implement secrets to add light to a dark room. Get the inexpensive tips and tricks to make your home feel instantly brighter!
Hang them the right way!
A friend once sent me a photograph and asked how she could improve her window. Her curtains made her window appear small and her ceiling appear low. (Psst… that’s one of my most popular posts ever – don’t miss it!)
They immediately add elegance, softness, and even a little drama to your spaces – making any room feel truly finished.
Get tips and tricks for hanging curtains to make them look like custom drapes without the expense. Learn how high to hang curtains, tips about curtain lengths, and so much more!
There’s no quicker fix than a coat of paint, and our tutorials and guides will help you create a masterpiece!
And we’re not just talking about walls – paint your floors, your furniture, or even your front door for an spontaneous and fun change. Learn how to paint without sanding and learn how to use furniture paint for a perfect finish.