Stylish DIY Ideas For Jazzing Up The Home
When it comes to home styling on a budget, DIY is the way to go! Not only will you be getting something pretty at the end of it to decorate your home, you’ll also be learning new skills and finding useful occupation for your time – the perfect weekend activity.
Metallic paint has been available in the market for quite a while, and just in time to catch the metallics phase that has been circulating the interior design circuit for a while now! Pick up a tin of your favourite metallic sheen and use to paint over some of your accessories or fixtures!
Invest in wall decals
If you have little children at home, it can be remarkably cute to stick little wall decals in their bedroom walls! Not only will this brighten up your child’s personal space, it’ll also encourage creativity!
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Paint a mural on your wall
Are you an artistic soul? If you are, roll back your sleeves and commandeer a wall at home to yourself! Cover the floor with newspaper, pick out some wall-safe paints, and paint a mural that best reflects who you are as a person! Not only will this personalise your home, it’ll also be something you can be proud of and enjoy, serving as an eye-catching centrepiece for years to follow.
Embroider a pillow
Look for a plain pillow cover, and sketch on your design with a pencil. Then, embroider as carefully as possible so as to keep the design perfect; don’t forget to give the pillow a wash to get rid of outlying pencil marks after! Pro tip: Want the perfect embroidery? Mark a piece of tissue or tracing paper with your pattern and embroider over it.
Learn to knit
Throw blankets are the perfect addition to any home, and can really lighten up your living space or bedroom when placed just right. Depending on your needs, you can either bundle up when cold, or simply use as a textural accent when a plain chair just isn’t cutting it.