Spending time in your home this year because of the pandemic can be pretty tiresome. Staring at the same walls, you are by now noticing several imperfections and scratches, marks, and dings that you never noticed before March. Do you want to transform your space but do not have the money to spend on a complete remodel? Try doing these DIY home updates to freshen up your space just in time for the holidays. And, ringing in the new year with a cleared out and updated home! Are you ready? Let's begin right now!
To make your home feel more inviting to you and freshen up the areas, we are going to share some easy DIY updates that you can do before the holidays.
Easy Bathroom DIY Home Updates Ideas
You can make a curtain that hides clutter behind an open cabinet.
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You can add items to the wall to store small things in them to maximize your surface space.
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You can even paint your cabinets and update the sink and faucet to make your powder room more inviting.
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Update a Focal Wall in a drab Room with these Ideas
Decorating walls can give the room a refreshed look. You can add paint in the form of a stencil.
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Adding a shiplap wall is super easy to do and will create a focal point for any room.
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Kitchen DIY Home Update Ideas
Doing a command station refresh could involve various things like updating your existing markerboard or revamping a cabinet and turning it into a filing system for papers.
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You can also organize your papers into a paper management system that you can tuck in a cabinet to minimize paper clutter.
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Entryway Easy DIY Home Updates Ideas
Painting the railing to freshen up the stairs.
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Paint a shabby piece of furniture in the entryway for a fresh look.
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Create a hidden charging station to hide the cables and hide the keys and other drop zone items.
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Jewelry Organizer Easy DIY Home Updates Ideas
Instead of leaving your jewelry out in a pile on a dresser, creating an earring organizer with picture frames make it look decorative and easy to create.
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Home Office DIY ideas to refresh your space
Transform your bookcase in your office from shabby to chic. Or replace it with an affordable bookcase and add wallpaper in the back to dress the bookcase up a bit.
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If you are an artist and have lots of markers, pens, and pencils, you can create a pencil and pen organizer for your desk like this one.
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These DIY updates will give your home a fresh look and make the holidays feel much more inviting. I hope this post inspires you to do one or two DIY Updates to help you enjoy your home more.
Now it is your turn, answer this question, "what DIY updates did you do over the years that truly made your home feel fresh and new?" Leave your answer in the comments below. I would love to hear from you.
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These are all fun ideas. Since a lot of people will be celebrating the holidays with just immediate family, there will definitely be some down time. I like the idea of a little DIY project can give me something to do.
What an awesome array of creative ideas! One of the best repurposing jobs we ever did was before our first daughter was born. We changing a black dresser (that came with our house) into a beautiful changing table. My husband took the top off and created a new top with three low sides to accommodate a changing pad. He cut out the bottom below the lowest drawer to make room for our feet. We painted the cabinet, added new knobs, and attached a wire unit on the side to hold more supplies. I stored diapers, clothing, and other baby supplies in the cabinet. Once the girls were grown, we repurposed it again- gave it a new color and knobs, and turned it into a key, dog leashes, and shoe cabinet for our entryway.
That's wonderful! Thanks for sharing, Linda! I find with a little creativity we can transform well-built items in our home and give it a new life at least a few times throughout its life.
DIY is all the rage with this pandemic keeping us locked up at home. I was thinking that the jewelry organizer would make a terrific holiday gift, if you happen to have a young woman on your list. Why not make a gift of organization this year, right?
Exactly, Seana! It just takes a little creativity and a little planning. DIY gifts are wonderful because they show the loved ones you took the time and made something for them. =) It is so much better than a gift card.
I wish that you weren't so far away - I could use your keen eye and creativity to spruce my place up a bit!