Building & Renovating

5 Ways To Update Your Home Without Spending Anything

It's possible to spruce up your space without breaking the bank


When we consider having renovation projects done around the home, we automatically think that we need to hire a pro and the costs are gonna be steep. While that may true to an extent, it doesn't mean you can't update the look of your humble abode without the help of a contractor or an interior designer. Here are a few quick must-dos you can try to breathe new life to your space: 

1. Accessorize with unconventional pieces  

When updating your decor, don't be afraid to use things that are intended for something else and simply go with your gut! In this Bohemian style home, a door hanging was used instead of curtains to give the kitchen a quirky feel. 

READ: 4 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Sink Window

2. Style your closet with things that inspire you 

Dressing up is a part of our daily routine so it is only fitting that our closet space makes us happy. Aside from coming up with an organizing system that fits your lifestyle, create a moodboard filled with photos of your style icons and dream pieces to keep you motivated.

READ: 5 Ways To Turn Your Closet Into Your Happy Place

3. Accomplish simple chores at your own pace

If you have time to spare, consider working on easy tasks that can give your home a boost. Is your closet overflowing with bags? Come up with an organizing game plan to keep them neat-looking. Maybe you’re growing your own green corner? Water the plants and add fertilizer to keep them healthy. 

READ: 5 Quick Must-Dos For A Prettier Home

4. Set a sweet-smelling mood with homemade scents 

Don’t throw out your dried flowers just yet! Use them to make your own potpourri. Combine a handful of dried flowers, mix them with a few drops of lavender oil or even cinnamon to create an all-natural freshener for your boudouir. 

READ: 5 Natural Ingredients To Make Your Home Smell Good

5. Build a two-step makeup organizer 

Are you the type who keeps old plates, bowls, and glasses at home? Put these items to good use by turning them into a two-tier organizer using just a hot glue gun! 

READ: DIY: Recycled Makeup Organizer

PHOTOS: Design Sponge (Main) | Bonnie Guldborg via Pinterest | | Alyssa Roxas 

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