Splash around some freshness
Let’s start off by venting your creativity on your walls by splashing around some freshness on them by choosing your favourite paint colour. You will be surprised to see the newness your room interior gets by this simple renovation idea, which is what makes painting one of the most preferred DIY home improvement endeavours. The best part is that doing it yourself won’t cost you more than £150 for a room.
Get creative with crown moulding
Something as simple as crown mouldings can rejuvenate a room beyond your imagination. In fact, it is simple yet practical and value-adding ideas like these that make diy room decor such a likeable feat for scores of people across the globe. The good news is that you can conveniently get a variety of adorable and reliable crown mouldings from even local home improvement stores for very cheap rates. You can cut and shape crown moulding smoothly with a handsaw, stick seamlessly up there with some joint compound to adorn and hide those ragged joints. Even with cheap DIY skills, it shouldn’t take more than a weekend to upgrade any plain room into an elegant one in no more than £100 – £120.
Home renovation serves as one excellent way to compensate for shrinking storage space most urban homes come with nowadays. Faced with space storage dilemma in a small home, you need to be innovative in incorporating storage solutions. There can be various ways of doing so depending upon individual circumstances. You might consider bringing in any of those adorable leather beds by HomeArena featuring storage options. In fact, a plain leather bed shall cost you as low as £80, while one with storage costs as low as £130. Similarly, you can replace that aging couch in your living room with sofa beds featuring storage. What’s amazing is that these storage options won’t consume any additional floor space in your rooms.
Low-cost stair runner works wonders
If you are thinking of a way to uplift that aging staircase, whose edges have worn enough to make someone slip at some casual moment, a DIY stair runner can work wonders for you. It will not only add a new life to your old staircase but will also transform it into a non-slippery one. All you have to do is visit your nearest home improvement store, from where you would be able to find some cheap off-the-shelf runners (hopefully not costing you more than £200).
Uplift your kitchen as well
You might not have noticed, but every passing day is turning your kitchen into a duller and darker place because of those dark cabinets sucking the light out of it. Replacing them can cost you quite a lot, so why not revive them if they are still structurally sound. You can always clean them up with a reliable cleaner and sandpaper at your disposal, followed by a fresh coat of your favourite bright coloured paint. Investing a weekend on this kind of home improvement project can surely save some much-needed money for you, costing you just a fraction of even the cheapest new kitchen cabinets.
With winter not much far away in many places, it is about time to uplift home flooring if you don’t want to get the icy shock of a cold floor every morning you set your feet on the ground. To your surprise, cork flooring can be your saviour, resilient yet durable, stylish yet comfortable with a natural look. It can just transform any room in your home into a cosy heaven. In fact, installing cork flooring is much easier compared to installation of traditional wooden flooring. Nowadays, you can get cork flooring as panels engineered to snap together even without applying nails or glue, saving much of your labour and time.
These simple and cost effective home improvement ideas not only add beauty and colour to uplift the whole ambiance of your home but also serve to add practicality and value to your home.