your dream home is just a weekend projectaway. we brag this video 32 easy diy upgrades thatwill make your home look more expensive by peggy wang and other sources. here’s you’ll learn howto camouflage your tv like a living harry potter paintingsand how to place your rug properly and professionally. you are probably doing it wrong.and no one tell you that. 1. paint your vinyl or linoleum flooring.with a single diy link, you can turn a common vinyl floorlike this
to this one. 2. add cheap framed mirrors to closet doors,painted to match. the mirrors now suddenly look likethey are built in! 3. use tab curtainsto cover up unsightly wire shelving. seriously.i can’t be only person on earth who think a garageis a magnet for junk . the garage is an enigma to me.we clean it and then suddenly it is a disaster again. well, we are finally able to upper hand it..
4. basket-weave your drapes. 5. add a simple hardwareto your curtain tie-backs. you can get brass snap hooksfor around $2 at any hardware store. 6. hide your television wiresin a shower curtain rod. credit to freshcrush.com 7. use brackets to decorate a windowthat doesn’t need to be covered up with curtains. 8. use napkin rings and ribbonsto pretty up your shower curtain. or just tie them right onto the shower curtainrod. anywayâ€¦a perfect solution if the rings
were getting kinda rusty. 9. mix and match your sheer curtains.it will look especially dreamy in a teenage girl’s bedroom. 10. know where to place your rug.for example, i’ve found that most people that use an area rug in their bedroom areeither using the wrong size, or are placing in incorrectly under the bed. here’s a diagram to scaleusing a queen sized bed and an 8 x 10 rug: do this…. instead of this
let’s take a look at the diagram for diningroom rugs. push those chairs out like you were goingto sit down, and buy a rug larger than that space.trust me, you and your guests will be much happier! 🙂 next as far as living rooms go, this is a diagramthat shows a pretty common type of layout, furniture-wise: the rule of thumb is to put the front legsof the couch or chairs on the rug, and it still createsa separate
and more intimate space that way 11. decorate your fridgewith washi tape or spray paint. from the every girl.com. 12. paint faux windows on your garage door.from conventional white garage door, to this look, and finally this one. from two peas in a bucket. 13. frame your tv.disguise that flat screen!
most of us have faced a dilemma of what todo about the all important tvwhen we are decorating our home. it’s not an easy thing to get past as a designerâ€¦some designers won’t even allow them in their design unless they are fully enclosedand hidden! howeverâ€¦we know you and your family live in the real world,and if you are like me, you want to have easy access to your tv,or have it available for the kids without some big production. remodelaholic have a great tutorial for you.this takes just simple power tools
and basic carpentry skillsâ€¦. they chose re-purposed wood for theirs,and we love this! the idea would look great in almostany style home, from industrial chic to pottery barn traditional.feel free to choose whatever framing material fits your styleand budget. check out the do it yourselftutorial inside info and another great tutorial from tommy & ellieon how to build this custom tv frame. here are more ideas. and if building a frame isn’t in your skill
set,we have some more great ideas for disguising the tv! this is a great example of turning the tvinto art! notice how the color of the framearound the tv ties in with the other artwork ? from decoratingyoursmallspace.com 14. attach some simple yarn tasselsto your bedskirt. fancy bedding can be so expensive.get this straight-out-of-anthropologie look by buying or making tassels and attachingthem to your bedskirt.
to make the tassels, you’ll only need:yarn (lion brand â€“ 81 yard skein made 6 tassels).something to wrap your yarn around that is the desired length of your tassel(a clipboard worked perfect for these 8 inches tassels). and, 3.scissors. follow diy link we pasted under this videoand you’ll get 7 easy to follow steps that won’t break your sweat.thanks to holly from sister suit case and tatertotsandjello for this idea 15. use a cake stand for your kitchen sinkneeds.
16. cover up an unsightly air vent with arubber doormat. give your decorative outdoor rubber mat anew life. when searching for a rubber door mat,try to find one that allows plenty of airflow, meaning that the door mat has a large amountof space in between the rubber sections. 17. just a coat of spray paint will make oldair vents look new again. a can of primer and a can of metallic spraypaint will cover at least 10 of your vents. 18. hang curtain rods to create a makeshiftcanopy bed.
a super simple diy by michelle adams,editor in chief of lonny magazine, it’s feeling almost within reach!she simply drilled west elm industrial pipe curtain rods into her ceilingwith 6 panels of her favorite fabric hanging from them.of course she chose very fine fabric and a soft velvet as a lining,but i’d be glad with ikea curtains! 19. accent ceilings are the new accent walls. one of the most under decorated spacesin houses tends to be the ceiling. unless you live in an older home blessed withbeams, tin and/or ornate moldings,it is rare to see anything today
beyond white paint and crown molding. an inexpensive ways to add character to yourhouse. instead of adding the color to the walls,painted the ceiling and see what happened. 20. inexpensive craft store frames fitperfectly around your light switch covers. started with regular switch plates that youhave in your home. the good news is: you can mess them up,they are cheap to replace. this is the hard part.finding frames that fit what you want to do. (i suggest taking your plates with youand holding the frames against them right in the store).
if you are great at â€œmiteringâ€,and want to make them all uniform, you can always use pieces oftrim to create the frame. next,glued them onto the plates using krazy glue. as with all products, please follow safetydirections found on the package. next spray painted them.(again, please read instruction on the can. use a face mask and spray in a well-ventilatedarea.) lastly, sprayed a gloss clear top coat.once they were nice and dry, put the covers on the switches like you normally would. i couldn’t be happier with the results!of course, now i think i need to paint my
trimbut that’s for another uncertain time in the future. 21.decorative punched metal ceiling lightshade a decor idea of corinna from for my love of.net. supplies needed:e-6000 spray adhesiveclothespins sheet(s) of decorative punched metalcontact paper or wide painter’s tape styrene lighting panelparchment paper dremel tool with cutting diskone 16 inch bottom wire ring
(lamp shade making kind)one 16 inch top washer wire ring (lamp shade making kind)and 11 inch straight pipe (lamp shade making kind) if working with the standard â€œboob lightâ€ (if you’re working with a semi-flushmountâ€œboob lightâ€, then you may not need any straight pipe). the process requires little muscle.to get a nice punched metal ceiling light shade like this you have to follow 7 instructionscompleted with photos and manuals.
fresh your mind before youtake this challenge. you’ll have a rough road a head. 22.use a curved shower curtain rod to makea window look bigger. it’s called balloon drapery andit will make any living room look just grand. 23. fascinating. liquid stainless steel paintexists, follow link under this videoand you will know how to update your kitchen look with somestainless steel paint upgrade. 24. half-painted walls give the illusion ofa taller ceiling. 25. if you’re going for a rustic look,planking a wall is a cheap and
easy weekend project.do i like the color? no. â€“ does it matter? no… i knew it was getting painted,so i didn’t care one bit. plus, it was super cheap.the entire walls worth of wood cost us only $28.00 â€“ nice bargain. supplies needed: 1 x 6 fence boardssaw. (chop saw, miter saw, table saw or even a radial saw will work)sanding block construction adhesive.spacers. (quarters worked perfect)
paint and paint brush.and, trimlearn how someone done the job at fox hollow cottage. 26. this insanely simple window shade is magnetic,movable, and no-sew. first thing:grabbed a brightly colored fabric remnant from joann’s.and decided that it would be the perfect project to try out fabric glue.and magnets, of course. then folded down the top edge and spacedfour magnets right under the fold and glued them.used scratch paper underneath so the glue
wouldn’t stick to the table.next, glued, a bit of green ribbon acrossthe seam to give it support last step,pom poms! love them. the world could definitely use more pom poms.and this little window covering was begging for pom poms.it’s simple, just glued a string of white to the bottomedge of the blind. and done,few inches of the bottom of the window uncovered so some light would still streamin. 27. un-stain and re-stain your furniture.getting the stain off a piece of furniture
is surprisingly easy. stripped the drawers with citri-strip spraystripper. let it work a while to loose the old finish.then strip it off with plastic scraper. continue to link i pasted inside info to findthe result and how to diy it right. 28. framing your bathroom mirror will makeit â€œsitâ€ nicely with the rest of your decor.especially if you’re going for a rustic style. credit to craftsmandrive.com. 29. update your kitchen backsplash by using3d gel-like tiles that are actually peel and stick.get it for 7,48 $ per quantity.
more or less. 30. cover your unsightly cords with suedecording you can buy at any craft store. turn your mainstream black electrical cordto a custom cord with sense of humor using some redsueded cording bought at joann’s for less than $2.this little tweak has 5 easy steps you can follow anytime. 31. add a strip of trim a bit above alreadyexisting baseboards, paint between,and you get faux thick baseboards! chunky molding on the cheap.little complex indeed. but. relax, the house
of smiths got you covered. here’s few slides for preview. and32. add molding + shelving to the top of your kitchen cabinets. the extra storage is an awesome bonus,but it also adds an extra level of polish to your kitchen.not recommended for seasonal crafter. for you the pro, you’ll have9 challenges to win. tutorial and photos areprovided by family handy man. thanks for your time,if you love to see more,
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