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40+ Easy & Cheap DIY Home Ideas For A Stylish Home

From painting projects to simple DIY home decor projects, there are many ways that these 35+ home DIY ideas can help you update your home. We love cheap DIY home projects and hope this list will inspire you to dust off those painting supplies or tools.

home diy projects: painted kitchen cabinets, bathroom makeover, file cabinet makeover, canvas art and spray painted flower pots.

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What does DIY stand for?

DIY can mean do-it-yourself and depending on your abilities this could mean a lot of different things for different people. Home DIY projects are the perfect way to help you update your home decor on a budget. Just be careful as there are some DIY projects that are best left to the professionals.

What is the best cheap DIY home improvement project?

Hands down our favorite way to makeover rooms is with paint. Go beyond just painting walls. Look at ceilings, moldings, and cabinets, too.

Learn from our experience that the cheapest paint is not always the best paint. Buying quality paint for your DIY home projects will always save you money in the long run.

paint samples used when doing DIY home painting projects

What are some good DIY home improvement projects?

  1. Paint your cabinets (bathroom, kitchen, anywhere)
  2. Paint your trim and molding
  3. Redo your fireplace cover
  4. Whitewash brick
  5. Paint Your Fireplace
  6. Add no sew curtains
  7. Change out blinds
  8. Paint walls
  9. Paint flooring (we have seen some cool flooring stencil ideas)
  10. Add new artwork
  11. Hang a gallery wall
  12. Redo your kitchen backsplash or paint it
  13. Add outdoor seating
  14. Update old planters
  15. Create closet shelving
  16. Paint your oak railing two different colors
  17. Add shelving to bathrooms
  18. Paint an accent wall
  19. Use Ikea spice racks for shelving
  20. Change light fixtures (our favorite capiz shell light fixture really made our kitchen)
  21. Use upper stock cabinets to create new storage solutions
  22. Change lightbulbs to all match and give the same “glow”
  23. Powerwash outside 
  24. Declutter inside, create labels and a new storage container
  25. Add a new mirror to the bathrooms
  26. Replace cabinet hardware (or just clean it)
  27. Turn a closet into a mudroom
  28. Build coat hooks to create a “drop off-center” near your entryway
  29. Upcycle an old piece of furniture
  30. Organize your closet by taking everything out and putting back only what you need
  31. Use contact paper to makeover furniture (see file cabinet below), redo countertops or use on walls as removable wallpaper
  32. Paint your mailbox

DIY Home Improvement Projects Ideas

They do not have to always be expensive or require a ton of tools. Here is a list of all types of weekend do-it-yourself projects.

Budget-Friendly DIY Home Improvement Projects

Nothing says being a homeowner like completely makeover your home with weekend DIY home improvement projects. Here are 40+ cheap DIY ideas for the home you will want to consider the next time you feel like picking up a paintbrush or a hammer.

DIY Paint Projects

It is no secret that we think paint projects are the perfect weekend DIY project (and one of the easiest). From painting backsplashes to walls, paint is one of the easiest ways to update your home.

DIY Organization, Storage Space and Declutter Ideas

You always feel better after decluttering and organizing. Sometimes it can be as simple as creating a place for things to go. Here are some DIY home organization projects to try.

Easy Ways To Add DIY Artwork To Your Home

Sometimes you feel better just hanging something on the wall in your home. Truly create a space you love and one that showcases those memories.

Other DIY Home Ideas

Sometimes a certain product or home idea can make a huge impact on your home.

More DIY Inspiration

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DIY home ideas can add value to your home while not breaking your budget. What is your favorite DIY home improvement project?

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