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Colorful And Easy DIY Projects That Can Always Make Your Home Look Cheerful

Color is the essence to any interior design. Whether it’s a neutral palette, a classical or a bright and bold combination of colors, each shade has its own agenda and it can radically change the appearance of a space. Today we’re going to take a look at a few simple DIY projects and to see how they can bring cheer into a home.

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The first project takes potato bags to a whole new level. By simply dipping them in paint you can give them a chic look and then they can be used as pillow covers or as outdoor stools. It’s such a simple and versatile idea.{found on mamieboude}.

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A tall cabinet with lots of shelves like this one is perfect for a project like this. It basically invites you to use color on it. Each shelf features a different shade and they range from pastels to vibrant colors.{found on livethemma}.

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A white piece of furniture is like a blank canvas. You can transform it in any way you want and you can use any color you want. This side table got a modern makeover with geometric patterns on the tabletop as well as on the feet.{found on stylebyemilyhenderson}.

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Vases are some of the most common accessories found in any home. They’re also easy to customize. Glass vases, for example, can be easily painted. Just clean them thoroughly and then paint the inside, making sure to touch up the drips and to even out the thickness on the bottom of the vase.{found on sugarandcharm}.

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This is a tray that used to have a more traditional design. It was repainted and now it has a bold and modern look. For a similar project, first clean the tray, then paint it and apply a coat of polyurethane at the end.{found on lifelovelarson}.

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The contour you see around the furniture and accessories in this picture actually exists. It’s made with bright pink tape. It’s an easy and budget-friendly way of adding color to a room, not to mention that it’s also fun.{found on site}.

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There are many ways in which you can introduce color into a room. For example, you could replace the old wall mirror with colorful artwork and you can get a rug with an interesting print. If you’re planning a major makeover then you can also replace some of the furniture.{found on justinablakeney}.

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Have you ever thought of making your plates look more interesting? For such a project, it’s best to use plain white plates. Tape the plate at various angles to create geometric shapes. Fill in one section at a time with paint, let it dry and continue.{found on confettipop}.

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An easy way of adding color to a patio is with colored tiles. You would have to think of this option before you choose the tiles so they can all be installed at the same time. Simply choose tiles in different colors and spread them evenly. You can also paint some of the tiles yourself.{found on abeautifulmess}.

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Colorful artwork is always nice to look at. But, usually, the frame is just as important as the thing displayed in it. So be creative and decorate the frame with cheerful elements. This one was decorated with pom-poms.{found on minted}.

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Chairs like the one in the image give us a unique opportunity. They allow us to use colored yarn to make it stand out. Cross stitch in simple patterns and use multiple colors. Numerous designs can be created.{found on mypoppet}.

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Posted in DIY Projects on September 27, 2013

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