Building & Renovating

5 Small Changes You Can Do To Improve Your Home

Start simple!

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You don't need to immediately do a big renovation when you want parts of your home changed. Sometimes, you just need a few weekend projects that can immediately transform a room. If you don't have time for an overhaul yet, here are a few things you can try:

1. Replace your cabinet knobs 


There are so many options out there that can help you go from ornate to minimalist in minutes! In fact, looking for the right cabinet and drawer knobs is one of the things that decorator Elle Uy did when she renovated her rental kitchen a while back. 

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TRY: Markel Cabinet Knob in Bright Chrome, P110/ea, All Home   



2. Change your throw pillow cases 

Add a dash of color to your bare sofa with a change of throw pillow cases. You can also get inspiration from the Pantone colors of the year by opting for a gray-and-yellow combination! 

TRY: Style & Collection velvet throw pillow case in mustard (18 inches), P300/pc, All Home


3. Upgrade your bathroom fixtures 

This may take more know-how, so you may want to ask a trusted plumber to do it for you if you're not confident in your skills. Changing old faucets and knobs can easily give your bathroom a freshening up. 

TRY: Fluxo Lavatory Faucet Mixer in black, P3,340.80 (from P3,712), All Home 


4. Create an indoor garden 


It's never too late to become a plant parent! If you live in a small apartment or condo, using shelves for your indoor garden is a great idea. Make sure to get the right pots that can help you maximize  your space! 

TRY: Plastic pot for a hanging garden, P40/pc, All Home 


5. Repaint a wall 

We're not talking about all the walls in your home: just one that can be an accent wall! Depending on the shape and size of your room as well as the color that you pick, this can add texture and depth to your space. 


TRY: Stanley Paint Brush All MAster (2.5 inches), P224.75, All Home 

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