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​5 cheap and easy ways you can improve your home yourself

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Decorating the interior of your house is an enjoyable task that nevertheless needs a lot of careful planning. You have to be sure to finalise all the colours, materials and accessories that you want, before you start purchasing them. Additionally, you can also try do-it-yourself techniques that will save money, give your home your unique personal touch, and also act as a creative stress-buster! With the help of a few tools and some paint, you can easily implement the 5 fantastic DIY ideas that we bring you today. These will not only give your house a stylish look, but also provide you immense creative satisfaction! Let’s take a look…

Arranging the décor

modern Living room by FMO ARCHITECTURE
FMO ARCHITECTURE

Sala de estar | Living room

FMO ARCHITECTURE

Placing your furniture and accessories yourself is a very satisfying and rewarding activity. Cleaning the area and arranging your décor to create a beautiful and stylish room gives a lot of pleasure, and the result is a fantastic living space. What better and more practical way to indulge yourself?

Wall décor

rustic Living room by IrekHolzArt
IrekHolzArt

Wandboard Europaletten Irekholzart weiss

IrekHolzArt

This is one of the simplest and most inexpensive ways of adding beauty to a wall in any living space. With a simple pallet shelf that can either be left unpainted or livened up with bright colours, you have an minimalist accessory to display plants, photographs or any other decorative items.

Overhauling old furniture

eclectic Living room by IronBug Lady
IronBug Lady

D. Branca

IronBug Lady

An old piece of furniture can be given a beautiful makeover! A fresh coat of paint in a different colour and some striking new handles can change the entire look of the furniture. Relocating it to a different space will further enhance its sense of newness. The vintage dresser in this picture sports a brand new look after its transformation!

Get creative with nature

Living in rented accommodation can often leave you with the problem of insufficient storage space – for example, where do you hang your towels? An amazing and cheap solution is to use a dry branch or tree – this not only holds your towels but also adds a dash of charisma to your living room!

A fragrant green wall

rustic Garden by Luiza Soares - Paisagismo
Luiza Soares—Paisagismo

MÃO NA TERRA, Belo Horizonte, 2015

Luiza Soares - Paisagismo

There’s nothing like an arrangement of plants to bring life and colour to your wall! And if it's a kitchen wall, you can grow your own little herb garden with this simple method. Just line some empty fruit boxes with waterproof material and a layer of moss, then plant your herbs of choice. Your kitchen wall will be beautiful, fragrant and useful! For an added touch, paint the wall with slate paint and write the names of the plants as well.

These 5 stunning, low-cost and practical do-it-yourself ideas are a remarkable way to add style to your home without compromising on functionality! Here are some more DIY ideas you're bound to love: 10 easy ways to brighten your home with patterns

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