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7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home

Even if you have carefully curated all of your furniture and decor, looking at the same pieces day after day can get, well…boring. Take on a new project with these 7 amazing (and easy) DIY ideas that will refresh your home!

1 – Paint your stairs

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home
Photo by: My Friend Court

Stairs aren’t just functional – they can be a total statement area in your home! When painting your stairs, there are tons of ideas and colour schemes to peruse through on Pinterest – and since paint is easy to change – we encourage you to get creative. You can even use wallpaper if you prefer a pattern over a solid colour. 

2 – Change out your doorknobs and hardware

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home
Harlington Door Knob by Anthropologie

I know, I know, this one is so easy – does it even count as a DIY? Since you won’t need to do much handiwork here beyond removing and replacing, focus your energy on finding a collection of unique doorknobs. You can either go somewhere like Anthropologie, or take time sifting through antique shops for that one-of-a-kind knob.

3 – Frame old calendars

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home
Photo by: The Creativity Exchange

Does anyone else feel super bad throwing out calendars when the year is through? Here’s a creative way to reduce the waste, especially if you have a calendar with beautiful imagery.

4 – Knit giant yarn pillows

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home
Photo by: Ohhio

Don’t worry – you don’t need knitting experience or even knitting needles to create these luscious, soft pillows. Ohhio has a great DIY video on how to hand knit these yourself using a variety of different stitches. 

5 – Coffee bar

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home
Photo by: Home Sweet Home Decor

Now that I know coffee bars are a thing, I won’t rest until I have one in my future home. These cozy coffee nooks are more about putting together a collection of decor to fit your tastes – but including tons of plants seems to be a common theme!

6 – Add in a new light fixture

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home
Photo by: A Kailo Chic Life

We are super into the ultra-colourful home decor trends of late, especially when it includes creative pops of texture! This fun pendant light fixture will instantly transform your space for spring and summer.

7 – Braid a rug from old tees

7 amazing DIY ideas that will refresh your home

Did you know that you can create a rug using old t-shirts? And that it requires NO sewing? Dig out those old tees and get step-by-step instructions right here on Wonder Forest.

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