32 Cheap home decor DIY ideas [New V.O] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxlqV4qmUXQ Transcript 0:08 Your dream home is just a weekend project 0:10 away. 0:11 We brag this video 32 Easy DIY Upgrades That 0:14 Will Make 0:15 Your Home Look More Expensive 0:18 by Peggy Wang and other sources. 0:19 Here’s you’ll learn how 0:21 to camouflage your TV like a living harry 0:23 potter paintings 0:24 and how to place your rug properly and professionally. 0:27 You are probably doing it wrong. 0:29 And no one tell you that. 0:32 1. Paint your vinyl or linoleum flooring. 0:34 With a single DIY link, 0:37 you can turn a common vinyl floor 0:39 like this 0:40 to this one. 0:42 2. Add cheap framed mirrors to closet doors, 0:44 painted to match. 0:46 The mirrors now suddenly look like 0:48 they are built in! 0:50 3. Use tab curtains 0:51 to cover up unsightly wire shelving. 0:54 Seriously. 0:55 I can’t be only person on earth 0:57 who think a garage 0:58 is a magnet for junk . 0:59 The garage is an enigma to me. 1:01 We clean it and 1:03 then suddenly it is a disaster again. 1:06 Well, we are finally able to upper hand it.. 1:09 4. Basket-weave your drapes. 1:12 5. Add a simple hardware 1:14 to your curtain tie-backs. 1:16 You can get brass snap hooks 1:18 for around $2 at any hardware store. 1:20 6. Hide your television wires 1:22 in a shower curtain rod. 1:24 Credit to freshcrush.com 1:26 7. Use brackets to decorate a window 1:28 that doesn’t need to be covered up with curtains. 1:30 8. Use napkin rings and ribbons 1:33 to pretty up your shower curtain. 1:34 Or just tie them right onto the shower curtain 1:36 rod. 1:37 Anyway… 1:38 A perfect solution if the rings 1:39 were getting kinda rusty. 1:41 9. Mix and match your sheer curtains. 1:43 It will look especially dreamy 1:46 in a teenage girl’s bedroom. 1:48 10. Know where to place your rug. 1:51 For example, I’ve found that most people 1:53 that use an area rug in their bedroom are 1:55 either using the wrong size, or are 1:57 placing in incorrectly under the bed. 1:59 Here’s a diagram to scale 2:01 using a queen sized bed and an 8 X 10 rug: 2:04 Do this…. 2:06 Instead of this 2:08 Let’s take a look at the diagram for dining 2:10 room rugs. 2:11 Push those chairs out like you were going 2:13 to sit down, 2:14 and buy a rug larger than that space. 2:16 Trust me, you and your guests 2:18 will be much happier! 🙂 2:21 NEXT 2:22 As far as living rooms go, this is a diagram 2:24 that shows a pretty common type of layout, 2:27 furniture-wise: 2:28 the rule of thumb is to put the front legs 2:29 of the couch 2:30 or chairs on the rug, and it still creates 2:32 a separate 2:33 and more intimate space that way 2:36 11. Decorate your fridge 2:38 with washi tape or spray paint. 2:39 from the every girl.com. 2:42 12. Paint faux windows on your garage door. 2:44 from conventional 2:45 white garage door, 2:46 to this look, 2:49 and finally this one. 2:50 from two peas in a bucket. 2:52 13. Frame your TV. 2:55 Disguise that Flat Screen! 2:57 Most of us have faced a dilemma of what to 2:59 do 2:59 about the all important TV 3:01 when we are decorating our home. 3:03 It’s not an easy thing to get past as a designer… 3:05 some designers won’t even allow them 3:07 in their design unless they are fully enclosed 3:09 and hidden! 3:10 However… 3:11 We know you and your family live in the real 3:14 world, 3:15 and if you are like me, you want to have 3:16 easy access to your TV, 3:18 or have it available for the kids 3:20 without some big production. 3:22 Remodelaholic have a great tutorial for you. 3:25 This takes just simple power tools 3:27 and basic carpentry skills…. 3:29 They chose re-purposed wood for theirs, 3:32 and we love this! 3:34 The idea would look great in almost 3:35 any style home, 3:36 from industrial chic to Pottery Barn traditional. 3:39 Feel free to choose 3:40 whatever framing material fits your style 3:42 and budget. 3:43 Check out the do it yourself 3:45 Tutorial inside info 3:46 And another great tutorial from tommy & ellie 3:49 on how to build this custom TV frame. 3:52 Here are more ideas. 3:57 And if building a frame isn’t in your skill 3:59 set, 4:00 we have some more great ideas for disguising 4:02 the TV! 4:03 This is a great example of turning the TV 4:06 into art! 4:06 Notice how the color of the frame 4:08 around the TV ties in 4:09 with the other artwork ? 4:11 from decoratingyoursmallspace.com 4:19 14. Attach some simple yarn tassels 4:21 to your bedskirt. 4:23 Fancy bedding can be so expensive. 4:25 Get this straight-out-of-Anthropologie look 4:28 by buying or making tassels and attaching 4:30 them to your bedskirt. 4:31 to make the tassels, you’ll only need: 4:32 Yarn 4:33 (Lion Brand – 81 yard skein made 6 tassels). 4:37 Something to wrap your yarn around that 4:39 is the desired length of your tassel 4:42 (a clipboard worked perfect for these 8 inches tassels). 4:44 and, 4:45 3.Scissors. 4:46 Follow DIY link we pasted under this video 4:48 and you’ll get 7 easy to follow steps 4:50 that won’t break your sweat. 4:52 Thanks to holly from sister suit case and 4:55 tatertotsandjello for this idea 4:57 15. Use a cake stand for your kitchen sink 5:00 needs. 5:01 16. Cover up an unsightly air vent with a 5:04 rubber doormat. 5:05 Give your decorative outdoor rubber mat a 5:07 new life. 5:08 When searching for a rubber door mat, 5:10 try to find one that allows plenty of airflow, 5:12 meaning that the door mat has a large amount 5:13 of 5:14 space in between the rubber sections. 5:16 17. Just a coat of spray paint will make old 5:19 air vents look new again. 5:20 A can of primer and a can of metallic spray 5:22 paint 5:23 will cover at least 10 of your vents. 5:26 18. Hang curtain rods to create a makeshift 5:29 canopy bed. 5:30 A super simple DIY by Michelle Adams, 5:33 Editor in Chief of Lonny Magazine, 5:35 it’s feeling almost within reach! 5:38 She simply drilled West Elm Industrial 5:40 Pipe Curtain Rods into her ceiling 5:42 with 6 panels of her favorite fabric 5:44 hanging from them. 5:46 Of course she chose very fine fabric 5:48 and a soft velvet as a lining, 5:51 but I’d be glad with IKEA curtains! 5:53 19. Accent ceilings are the new accent walls. 5:56 One of the most under decorated spaces 5:59 in houses tends to be the ceiling. 6:01 Unless you live in an older home blessed with 6:03 beams, 6:03 tin and/or ornate moldings, 6:05 it is rare to see anything today 6:07 beyond white paint and crown molding. 6:10 An inexpensive ways to add character to your 6:12 house. 6:13 Instead of adding the color to the walls, 6:16 painted the ceiling and see what happened. 6:18 20. Inexpensive craft store frames fit 6:20 perfectly around your light switch covers. 6:22 started with regular switch plates that you 6:24 have in your home. 6:25 The good news is: you can mess them up, 6:27 they are cheap to replace. 6:29 This is the hard part. 6:31 Finding frames that fit what you want to do. 6:33 (I suggest taking your plates with you 6:35 and holding the frames against them right 6:37 in the store). 6:38 If you are great at “mitering”, 6:40 and want to make them all uniform, 6:41 you can always use pieces of 6:43 trim to create the frame. 6:45 Next, 6:46 glued them onto the plates using Krazy Glue. 6:48 As with all products, please follow safety 6:50 directions found on the package. 6:52 Next spray painted them. 6:54 (Again, please read instruction on the can. 6:56 use a face mask and spray in a well-ventilated 6:59 area.) 7:00 Lastly, sprayed a gloss clear top coat. 7:03 Once they were nice and dry, put the covers 7:05 on the switches like you normally would. 7:06 I couldn’t be happier with the results! 7:09 Of course, now I think I NEED to paint my 7:11 trim 7:12 but that’s for another uncertain time in the 7:15 future. 7:16 21.Decorative Punched Metal Ceiling Light 7:18 Shade 7:20 A decor idea of Corinna from For My Love Of. 7:22 net. 7:24 Supplies Needed: 7:25 E-6000 7:26 Spray adhesive 7:27 Clothespins 7:28 Sheet(s) of decorative punched metal 7:30 Contact Paper or Wide Painter’s Tape 7:32 Styrene Lighting Panel 7:33 Parchment Paper 7:35 Dremel Tool with Cutting Disk 7:37 One 16 inch Bottom Wire Ring 7:39 (lamp shade making kind) 7:40 One 16 inch Top Washer Wire Ring 7:43 (lamp shade making kind) 7:44 and 7:45 11 inch straight pipe (lamp shade making kind) 7:49 if working with the standard “boob light” 7:51 (if you’re working with a semi-flushmount 7:53 “boob light”, 7:53 then you may not need any straight pipe). 7:56 The process requires little muscle. 7:58 To get a nice punched metal ceiling light 8:00 shade like this 8:01 You have to follow 7 instructions 8:04 completed with photos and manuals. 8:06 Fresh your mind before you 8:07 take this challenge. 8:08 You’ll have a rough road a head. 8:10 22.Use a curved shower curtain rod to make 8:13 a window look bigger. 8:14 It’s called balloon drapery and 8:17 it will make any living room look just GRAND. 8:19 23. Fascinating. Liquid stainless steel paint 8:23 exists, 8:24 Follow link under this video 8:25 and you will know how to update 8:27 your kitchen look with some 8:28 stainless steel paint upgrade. 8:30 24. Half-painted walls give the illusion of 8:33 a taller ceiling. 8:35 25. If you’re going for a rustic look, 8:37 planking a wall is a cheap and 8:39 easy weekend project. 8:41 Do I like the color? No. – 8:43 Does it matter? 8:45 No… 8:46 I knew it was getting painted, 8:48 so I didn’t care one bit. Plus, 8:49 it was super cheap. 8:51 The entire walls worth of wood cost us 8:53 only $28.00 – Nice Bargain. 8:57 SUPPLIES needed: 8:58 1 x 6 Fence Boards 9:00 Saw. (Chop Saw, Miter Saw, 9:02 Table Saw or even a Radial Saw will work) 9:04 Sanding Block 9:05 Construction Adhesive. 9:07 Spacers. (quarters worked perfect) 9:09 Paint and Paint Brush. 9:10 and, 9:11 Trim 9:12 Learn how someone done 9:13 the job at fox hollow cottage. 9:16 26. This insanely simple window shade is magnetic, 9:19 movable, and no-sew. 9:21 First thing: 9:22 grabbed a brightly colored fabric remnant 9:24 from Joann’s. 9:26 And decided that it would be the perfect project 9:28 to try out fabric glue. 9:29 And magnets, of course. 9:31 then folded down the top edge and spaced 9:33 four magnets right under the fold and glued 9:35 them. 9:35 used scratch paper underneath so the glue 9:37 wouldn’t stick to the table. 9:39 Next, 9:40 glued, a bit of green ribbon across 9:42 the seam to give it support 9:44 Last step, 9:45 Pom Poms! love them. 9:47 The world could definitely use more pom poms. 9:50 And this little window covering was begging 9:53 for pom poms. 9:54 It’s simple, 9:55 just glued a string of white to the bottom 9:57 edge of the blind. 9:58 And Done, 9:59 few inches of the bottom of the window 10:00 uncovered so some light would still stream 10:02 in. 10:03 27. Un-stain and re-stain your furniture. 10:06 Getting the stain off a piece of furniture 10:08 is surprisingly easy. 10:10 stripped the drawers with Citri-strip Spray 10:12 stripper. 10:13 Let it work a while to loose the old finish. 10:15 then strip it off with plastic scraper. 10:18 Continue to link I pasted inside info to find 10:20 the result and how to DIY it right. 10:24 28. Framing your bathroom mirror will make 10:27 it “sit” nicely 10:27 with the rest of your decor. 10:29 Especially if you’re going for a rustic style. 10:33 Credit to craftsmandrive.com. 10:39 29. Update your kitchen backsplash by using 10:41 3D gel-like tiles that are actually peel and 10:44 stick. 10:44 Get it for 7,48 $ per quantity. 10:47 more or less. 10:48 30. Cover your unsightly cords with suede 10:51 cording you can buy at any craft store. 10:54 Turn your mainstream black electrical cord 10:56 to a custom cord with sense of humor using 10:58 some red 10:59 sueded cording bought at JoAnn’s for less 11:01 than $2. 11:02 This little tweak has 5 easy steps 11:04 you can follow anytime. 11:06 31. Add a strip of trim a bit above already 11:09 existing baseboards, 11:11 paint between, 11:13 and you get faux thick baseboards! 11:14 Chunky molding on the cheap. 11:17 Little complex indeed. But. Relax, the house 11:20 of smiths got you covered. 11:23 Here’s few slides for preview. 11:30 And 11:30 32. Add molding + shelving to the top of 11:33 your kitchen cabinets. 11:34 The extra storage is an awesome bonus, 11:36 but it also adds an extra level of polish 11:39 to your kitchen. 11:40 Not recommended for seasonal crafter. 11:42 For you the pro, you’ll have 11:44 9 challenges to win. 11:45 Tutorial and photos are 11:47 provided by family handy man. 11:48 Thanks for your time, if you love to see more, 11:51 please like or share this video with your 11:53 friends. 11:53 Comment it, if you like this new voice, 11:56 or say anything you wish if it will lift your 11:58 burden. 11:58 you have our ears. 12:00 Last, 12:01 Press subscribe button before you leave and 12:04 See you next time. 12:05 Thanks for watching.