Use your next weekend to complete one of these easy DIY projects for home improvements that increase both the beauty and value of your home!
I’m a huge fan of updating our home in ways that are low cost and don’t take too much time. Just about every weekend we’re taking on another simple DIY project and I thought I’d share a round up of some of our favorites – plus a few great ones I’ve found online. I hope these easy DIY projects for home improvements will help you find a way to update your home to make it even more enjoyable for you and your family!
15 EASY DIY PROJECTS
FOR HOME IMPROVEMENTS
For under $35, you can install a beautiful faux brick backsplash in your entire kitchen! Even better, it only takes about an hour!
While outdoor spaces are often forgotten when it comes to home improvements, they’re also one of the most appreciated assets of a home. If you have a deck or pergola, updating it is an excellent use of time!
Cement tile accent walls are a beautiful (and durable) alternative to wallpaper! Install a cement tile accent wall in any room of your home for a fun punch of style.
4. Paint a Room
Use my simple 6-step process for selecting the perfect paint color and get a space in your home painted! Paint is one of the best ways to affordably transform you home.
The easiest way to organize and hide your jewelry? A hidden jewelry closet!
Painting your cabinets is a great way to completely transform your kitchen for under $100!
This window seat is made out of pre-built IKEA cabinets (making it affordable AND easy) and adds some serious style to an otherwise boring window wall.
Shiplap has grown into a very popular wall treatment (thanks to Fixer Upper and the Gaines) and this method is extremely low-cost and easy.
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Your front door is everyone’s first impression of your home – why not make it something stunning? These ideas will help you spruce it up in no time!
10. Paint your Trim
While stained wood trim can be beautiful, the most popular trend is painted trim – be it white or another bold color like grey or black. Use these simple step-by-step instructions for painting your outdated wood trim something spectacular!
Don’t currently have a fireplace in your home? Use one of these tutorials to build and install a faux in your home! You’d be amazing how much comfort and style a faux fireplace can add.
13. Add Window Grids
Adding DIY grids to your windows is a quick way to add some curb appeal to your home! This update is extremely low-cost and takes next to no time.
Did you know many people install primed doors and leave them that way for years? While primed six-panel doors look better than their alternative oak flat doors, you’d be amazing how fantastic they look with a fresh coat of paint.
I’m a HUGE fan of fun light fixtures and encourage you, if you’ve never tried it, to go to the store and take a look at all the amazing light fixtures available. Be bold – install something you love and make a statement!
So, what do you think? Any of these simple home update projects sound doable? I hope so!
Let’s quickly review them in list form (in case you hadn’t heard, I’m a list person myself…)
- Install a faux brick backsplash
- Update your deck or pergola
- Install a cement tile accent wall
- Paint a room
- Install a hidden jewelry closet
- Paint your kitchen cabinets
- Add a window seat
- Cover your walls with faux shiplap
- Update your front door
- Paint your trim
- Update your fireplace
- Install a faux fireplace
- Add window grids
- Paint your interior doors
- Install a statement light fixture
Honestly, one of the most rewarding things we do in our home is spending time improving it. I’d encourage you to give one of these easy DIY projects for home improvements a try and let me know how it turns out!
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