Desperate for a home makeover but unsure if you have the guts to attempt it? Follow these foolproof home facelift tips …
2. Work with what you have and think creatively. A lot of hacks done on a budget look really stunning, and upcycling is a greener and more interesting way to update your décor.
3. Separate jobs you can do yourself from those you can’t. Know when to go the DIY route and when to get the professionals in. Avoid doing plumbing and electrical work at all costs.
4. Use a price-comparison site, or ask for tradesmen recommendations.
5. Check and approve all the materials – you don’t want to come home to freshly laid tiles you hate.
Need more crafty inspiration? These are a few of the best craft blogs on the web:
… and Pinterest, of course:
How to turn felt and a spare drop cloth into a DIY organizer for spring cleaning! designsponge.com
DIY Rope Coil Mat from designsponge.com
World’s cutest bunny made from upcycled menswear. DIY frommmarthastewart.com
MY DIY | Copper Flower Bud Vase
Empty Picture Frames DIY lifeyourway.net
repurposed barn door from sarahsarna.com
repurposed barn door for kids bathroom door kidspacestuff.com
Dipped utensils littlebitfunky.com
pastel dipped milk glasses DIY sayyestohoboken.com
mommo design: Ikea Dresser Hacks mommo-design.blogspot.it
DIY reclaimed wood shelves and ikea brackets sprayed gold houzz.com
diy pom-pom branches
picture frames filled with rainbow confetti karinefortier.com