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How To Give A Room An Instant Makeover Using DIY Ingenuity

Many assume that remodeling a space means making a big investment. But that’s not always the case. There are simpler and more affordable ways to change the way a room looks. You just have to rely more on your DIY skills.

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For example, turn one of the walls into a focal point. Use geometric shapes and bold colors to completely transform its look. The result will be a simple and abstract design that really pops. All you need for such a project is paint in three or four different colors, painter’s tape and a little bit of imagination.

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Re-upholster an old chair and make it look like new again. You won’t even have to remove the old upholstery if you choose the simpler alternative. Let the seams guide you as you make a great-looking slipcover. It won’t look pretty during the project buy once it’s all done you’ll see the results of your hard work.{found on brooklynberrydesigns}.

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Give those plain throw pillows a makeover and make them stand out more. You can use a number of wonderful and also simple technique. For example, you can use paint to add some stripes to the pillow, you can make some cute little pom-poms to attach to the corners or you can make an interesting geometric pattern using felt.

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Try hanging some wall art to change the mood in a room. Invest in a few frames or use some you already have. Mix and match different shapes and sizes and create a gallery wall. You can display photos, paintings, monograms and all sorts of other things.

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Sometimes the best way to change the way a room looks is by reorganizing it. Get one of those vintage dressers or cabinets with glass doors and turn it into a linen closet. The fact that the doors are see-through is the whole point of this project.

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Also, try reorganizing the furniture in the room. Make the area a bit more space-efficient. Add dimensions to the room by putting that large sectional at the center of the space instead of letting it sit in the corner. It’s an interesting strategy and it actually works.{found on blulabelbungalow}.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on February 16, 2011

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Stefan is the owner of Homedit.com – he started the site back in November 2008, from his passion for interior design and decorations and since then the site went from being a simple blog to one of the most popular home design websites on the web right now.

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