23 DIY projects you can try in your home today

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23 DIY projects you can try in your home today

Leigh Leigh
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It's that time of the year when we are ready for a fresh start, including a new look and feel for our homes. Whether it's the bedroom, living room or kitchen that needs a savvy and refreshing touch, there are all sorts of little changes that you can make to really enhance the design of your home.

In fact, today at homify, we have put together 23 DIY projects that you should try in your home today. These are all little things you can do yourself, which will leave rooms in your home looking like a professional designer has come on board!

Have a look through these savvy tips and tricks that can also be done on a shoestring, suiting the needs of any South African family. Your home will look modern and gorgeous in a matter of seconds.

Let's take a look!

1. Give your entrance storage for a neat and sophisticated design

Also have a look at these 7 impressive ideas for your entrance.

2. Add plants to your entrance for a more welcoming and warm look and feel

 Windows & doors  by Boscolo

Upper Park, Loughton


3. Keep your study area neat and tidy by optimising storage – the area will look brand new!

 Study/office by The Wooden Furniture Store
The Wooden Furniture Store

Stunning solid walnut twin pedestal desk

The Wooden Furniture Store

4. Combine function with design by using lampshades to introduce savvy style to a space

 Kitchen by Rencraft

Classic, yet Contemporary


5. Replace taps and fittings

6. Enhance your facade by improving your front garden

7. Give the walls a fresh coat of paint

8. Use wallpaper to bring character and charm to a room

 Walls & flooring by Monument Interiors
Monument Interiors

Daydream Wallpaper – Blue

Monument Interiors

9. Replace the handles in your kitchen and bathroom for a modern look and feel

 Kitchen by Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects
Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects

Extension to an Edwardian house in Bristol

Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects

10. Hang up a piece of artwork that speaks to who you are

 Living room by buss

Living Room Shelves


11. Or use picture frames to bring personality to a space

12. Lower your carbon footprint by opting for energy-saving light bulbs

13. Add stone cladding to a space, introducing different textures and tones

14. Replace your fireplace with a trendy, retro piece

 Living room by Rooms with a View
Rooms with a View

Hollyhock cottage lounge

Rooms with a View

15. Use a medicine cabinet to neatly store away your personal products leaving your bathroom neat and minimalist

 Bathroom by Raycross Interiors
Raycross Interiors

Mr & Mrs D, En-Suite, Guildford

Raycross Interiors

16. Allow natural light and fresh air to flow through the interiors

 Conservatory by Westbury Garden Rooms
Westbury Garden Rooms

Interior of a bespoke wooden garden room in Bedfordshire

Westbury Garden Rooms

17. Use lamps, lanterns and candles to add ambiance to a space

18. A carpet runner can change the whole look and feel of your stairs

 Corridor & hallway by My-Studio Ltd
My-Studio Ltd

Victorian renovation – Stairs with patterned runner

My-Studio Ltd

19. Modernise your bathroom with a new shower head

20. A fresh vase of flowers can make all of the difference

 Kitchen by Style Within
Style Within

Shaker kitchen with purple glass splashback

Style Within

21. Use glass cupboard doors to keep the china on display

 Kitchen by Intoto Kitchens Salisbury
Intoto Kitchens Salisbury

Tradition with stripey glass splashback

Intoto Kitchens Salisbury

22. Update your kitchen appliances for a savvy and convenient cooking area

  by Creazione Interiors
Creazione Interiors

Kitchen Design (Fridge Area)

Creazione Interiors

23. Replace the floors and you'll transform a room

 Walls & flooring by Granorte

Also have a look at these: 14 fantastic DIY ideas for your garden.

 Houses by Casas inHAUS

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