It’s the new year which is also a great time to plan out your home renovation goals for 2023! Maybe you’re a lover of home decor, but too intimidated to dip your toes in the water of actually DIYing projects in your home.
You don’t have to feel that way! If you have an older countertop you want to replace, or a blank wall you’ve been hoping to spruce up, there’s no better day to begin than today.
These fifteen DIYers have brainstormed easy ways to tackle reno projects. From closet door makeovers to pendant light fixtures, try your hand at these easy renovations, and you will be amazed at the transformation of your home in 2023!
Bifold Closet Door Makeover
If you have a bifold closet door that you’ve been wanting to make over, don’t wait to make it happen. Hillary, the DIYer behind Grace Oaks Designs got creative by adding thin paneling and cute hardware to outdated closet doors.
Black Painted Window Frames
Black window frames have been extremely popular over the past year, but you can easily achieve the same look with this hack. Painting the frame of existing windows will give them a crisp, refreshed feel.
Quick & Easy Moulding Trim Boxes
Picture frame molding paired with dark, muted paint colours continues in popularity. If you’ve been envying the dramatic paint colours on your Instagram feed, this is the perfect easy project to make a big impact on your home.
Lime Washed Fireplace
The creator of this project wasn’t a huge fan of the outdated brick fireplace in her home. Her DIY solution: a natural paint called limewash. It totally transforms a tired fireplace into the perfect focal point to her modern living room.
4 Step Floating Shelves
Floating shelves are a useful update in any space–kitchen, living room, bedroom, or basement! This version of the DIY simplifies the project into four steps, so even a beginner DIYer can make these shelves.
DIY Shaker Cabinets from Original Doors
Updating your kitchen cabinets doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive – this DIY cabinet project uses the original doors and gives them new life as a shaker cabinet. Add a fresh coat of paint for a timeless kitchen makeover you will love for years to come.
Easy Faux Beams
Ceiling makeovers can provide a much bigger effect than you would imagine, and these DIY faux beams have been dubbed “the easiest ever!” The faux beams look beautiful in this kitchen, but would also really transform a living room.
Modern Wood Mantle
This modern DIY wood mantle would pair perfectly with a wide variety of decor styles, from boho to modern to farmhouse! If you don’t own a saw, you can have your local home improvement store cut the wood for you.
Fluted Range Hood Cover
A dramatic range hood cover automatically makes a kitchen feel custom. This unique DIY range hood cover conceals hidden storage, and the fluted part is easily removable in case you want to change the look in a few years.
Faux Marble Painted Countertops
Painting your own marble countertops is a trend gaining a loyal following among avid DIYers, and those who’ve tried it report back about how surprisingly easy it is! It’s a great budget-friendly solution to cover counters you want to replace but don’t have the budget.
Wallpaper Wall Mural
If you love a geometric accent wall, but aren’t ready to deal with sawing and painting lots of wood pieces, it literally doesn’t get easier than this! A DIY wall mural made with high quality peel-and-stick gold wallpaper stripes is sleek-looking and modern.
Cover A Popcorn Ceiling With Shiplap
If you have a popcorn ceiling you’re unhappy with, you don’t have to go through the messy, difficult process of scraping it – it’s far easier to cover it with shiplap. Check out the amazing before and after of this popcorn ceiling project!
Easy Board and Batten Wall
This board and batten wall is modern looking, classy, and functional. The easy, budget friendly method creates the illusion of board and batten by nailing the vertical battens to the wall and keeping the original wall uncovered.
Exposed Wood Doorway
If you’re looking for a project that makes a big impact, don’t hesitate to try this exposed wood “beam” doorway. The beautiful light stain gives it a modern look, and the project can be completed in as little as one day.
DIY Jute Yarn Pendant Light
Switching out standard light fixtures is one of the easiest ways to change the overall style of a room. Try this brilliant DIY jute yarn pendant light hack made with thrifted lampshades–it’s an easy dupe for a $300 Serena & Lily pendant.