A great way to save on drawer space in your kitchen is to use vases as utensil holders! It not only cuts down on the cluttered drawers to help you stay organized, it adds another decorative element to the space. Try using three vases of varying height for different sized utensils like these adorable rustic...
Updating your home does not have to mean a complete overhaul. It can mean adding a few simple touches that will make all the difference in the feel of your home which, in turn, can increase the value of your home. Here are five DIY projects that can add instant value to your home and give it a completely updated feel without a total overhaul.
1. Add crown molding. Crown molding can take any room to the next level and give it an updated and upscale feel. Add a fresh coat of paint and you won’t believe your in the same home.
2. Change your light fixtures. Updating the lighting throughout your home can make an enormous difference in the overall feel of a home. Try something trendy by choosing fixtures that don’t match, but make sure they all coordinate to give your home a cohesive feel!
3. Create a board & batten wall (instructions here). It adds a totally new feel to any space and makes the home feel custom built.
4. Add “custom built closets” using narrow bookshelves and tension rods (like this one!)
5. Paint your cabinets. Adding a fresh coat of paint to cabinets throughout your home will always make the space feel updated. To really commit to an instant makeover, paint lower cabinets and upper cabinets different colors! (Tip: use a darker color on the lower cabinets and a softer color such as white or cream on the upper cabinets).
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