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When people think of home improvement they think of massive ordeals that take a lot of money, effort and time. But it doesn’t have to be. You can change up for you space pretty drastically for cheap with little time. This article contains some Do-It-Yourself ideas for sprucing up your home to make it feel alive again.

  1. Re-Arrange Your Furniture

Re-arranging your furniture is one of the easiest ways to change the look of a room or a house. It is absolutely free and can fix up some problems like lack of space by moving things to a different room or storing it away.

  1. Re-Arrange Your Bookshelf

Like re-arranging your furniture, re-arranging the bookshelf will help make the space feel more polished and stylish. It is a great way to add a bit of flair to the room that doesn’t cost anything. It also means you don’t have to get rid of anything. If you are an avid reader this is a good option to show off your books as well as showing some style.

  1. Light bulbs

Lighting has a great impact on mood and aesthetics. So the vibe of the house can be changed pretty quickly with a change in lighting. Change out light bulbs in the bedroom to a lower wattage one to make it feel more cosy and romantic. It goes without saying, replace burnt out bulbs as soon as possible.


  1. Change Your Knobs

Are your desks and cupboards feeling a little-worn down? Change out the worn down knobs on the shelves and give the cupboard a quick cleaning and it will look almost brand new.

  1. Add String Lights

Do you want to set a mood? Use string or fairy lights to spruce a room quickly and cheaply. You can either put the lights in a bottle and use as a lamp or put on the wall for a more subtle effect. These lights come in different lighting modes which help you give even more variety.

  1. Personalize

Sometimes you just need to add your own touch to the house. After all, it is your home. Some people like to put up expensive art while other people like to put up whatever they want. For example, if you have beautiful china sitting in the cupboard gathering dust, why not mount them on the wall? A quick and easy wall decoration. You can endlessly add character to your home with small things that make it your own. When it comes to this, your creativity is your limit.

  1. De-Clutter

Many people think when they want a change up the look of their home buying new things is the way to go. But this is not the case all the time. Sometimes you just need to take a step back and look. Get rid of all the miscellaneous things you don’t need. It will leave your home feeling less cramped and more comfortable. If you are able to sell the things you don’t need then that’s a little bit of extra money in your pocket. Either way, Win-Win.