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DIY Renovations: 7 Self-Styling Tips For Changing Up Your Home:

Change the look of your home with these easy steps.
By Expert Tips
Date: November 27 2020
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Keeping the interior of your home current and fresh means changing up your look and restyling your space from time to time. Whether you are renovating an entire room or you want to simply make a few stylish changes to your space, with the right approach you can achieve amazing results. 

Taking a DIY approach to your home renovations can be daunting at first. However, before you go out shopping for cordless drills, electric saws, and other power tools, you need a plan. Putting a plan for your redesign in place from the beginning will allow you to stay within budget, complete the work within a sensible timeframe, and achieve the updated look you want for your space.  

Let’s take a closer look at a few useful tips to help you to create a stylish new look with your DIY home renovations. 

Rearrange Your Furniture

One of the best ways to create a new look in any room of your home is simply to rearrange the furniture. Changing the position of your larger units will reshape the room and instantly give your space a new perspective. 

Change Your Wall Hangings

Try swapping the locations of your existing paintings, mirrors, and photos to bring a new feel to your space. You can also change out the frames for new ones or put new photos or art pieces in your existing frames. Moving your wall hangings around or changing them for new ones is a great way to bring a fresh feel to your home. 

Swap Out Your Cushions

Updating your cushions and throws in the living room and bedrooms is a simple way to bring a splash of colour to your space. If your budget won’t extend to buying new cushions, swap cushions from room to room instead. Swapping out your cushions for bold colours or patterns can help to bring your newly designed space to life. 

Consider Your Lighting

Having the right lighting can help to create a welcoming and relaxing ambience in your home. Add table lamps and standing lights to illuminate different areas of your rooms. Change your lampshades for new designs and shapes that will complement the other new additions to your space to tie everything together. 

Update Your Curtains And Blinds

Depending on the design goals you have in mind, you may be considering a simple uncovered window or floor-to-ceiling curtains. Updating your curtains and blinds is a quick and easy way to breathe new life into your home. Not only will your home look great but new curtains or blinds can create a sense of warmth in your home. 

Repurpose Your Furniture

As well as rearranging the furniture in your home, you can also repurpose different pieces to create a new look and feel with your interior design. Experiment with the furniture that you have and see what works for your space. With a little trial and error, you will find a way to repurpose your furniture to create an interesting, updated look in your home.  

Create A Feature Wall

Whether you use a single bold pattern, patterned wallpaper or you push the boat out and create a stencilled design, a feature wall is a great addition to any home. Living rooms, bedrooms, and dining rooms are all good locations for a feature wall that will act as a focal point for your new redesign. 

Change Your Home To Create A Fresh, Modern, And Stylish Design

No matter what kind of a budget you have to work with, you can take steps to update and improve the look of your home. When you have been looking at the same interior design for some time, a renovation of some key areas of your home will breathe new life into your space. With just a few modern and stylish updates to your home, you will soon have a space that you will be proud to invite your friends and family into. 

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