25 ridiculously cheap and easy DIYs that'll instantly improve your home

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25 ridiculously cheap and easy DIYs that'll instantly improve your home

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We're all always on the lookout for fast and easy ways to make our homes look just that little bit better, or as though we splurged on an interior designer.

So, today we're going to treat you to a massive 25 home improvement ideas that are simple, cheap and quick to complete! Every room in your home can benefit from these tips, from a slightly boring bedroom though to a languishing living room.

Let's take a look and decide which projects you fancy trying your hand at this weekend…

1. Hang curtains higher to the ceiling to give the illusion of bigger windows

2. Hide an ugly splashback with new tiles or tile effect stickers

3. Add mirrors to closet door panels for an expensive look

4. Paint or vinyl wrap an old-fashioned bathroom vanity unit

5. Replace boring lights with designer-inspired ones

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Glass pendant lamps


6. The same goes for your shower curtain! It'll make the room feel taller

7. Add wooden trim to plain cabinet doors to look like shaker units

8. Add crown moulding to finish your cabinet tops perfectly

9. Double up your shower curtains so they part instead of sliding. So much fancier!

10. Frame a wall-mounted TV with an antique frame or wooden surround

11. Add a large rug under your bed

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Niki Jones

Concentric Rug

Niki Jones

12. Fix wooden planks to a cheap table for an instantly rustic look

13. Hang curtain rods from the ceiling for a makeshift bed canopy

14. Paint your old kitchen floor. You can even paint vinyl

 Kitchen by PAD ARCHITECTS, Modern

Battersea Town House


15. Consider painting your ceiling an accent colour. It's very trendy right now!

16. Frame light switches with small painted picture frames

17. Add wood trim to cabinets then paint them for a classic feel

 Bedroom by TOTUS, Modern

Modern flat – Loft Extension and Renovation, Fulham, SW6


18. Use underlay underneath rugs for a plusher feel

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Luku Home

Boho Rug

Luku Home

19. Liquid stainless steel paint exists and is perfect for freshening up appliances!

20. Stain wooden furniture that isn't quite the right shade

21. Frame your bathroom mirror so it sits well with the rest of the décor

22. Swap out standard lighting cables for something a little brighter and more funky

23. Use picture frames to create faux wall panelling then paint over them to finish the look

24. Add sheer curtains, rather than heavy ones, to rooms that enjoy natural light but also need privacy

25. Add new handles to your kitchen to make it look more bespoke

 Kitchen by Cube Lofts, Modern
Cube Lofts

Kitchen Extension, Hinchley Wood

Cube Lofts

See? How easy was that? We've got more as well, so take a look at this Ideabook: 19 Incredibly Clever DIY Projects You'll Want To Try.

 Houses by Casas inHAUS, Modern

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