To paint or not to paint? And what about drilling a hole in the wall? If you’ve ever pondered these questions, you’ll know the task of decorating a house, condo, apartment, or dorm that you’re only renting for a short period of time can be infinitely tricky. Never fear: check out these space saving, easily removable, and budget friendly ideas that will take your rental from bland to boldly brilliant!
I love DIY projects, but sometimes they take a little longer than I’d like. Trying to balance a busy work schedule, relationships and personal time is difficult, and embarking on a day-long project just isn’t realistic. Do you find yourself in the same position? Well then, you’ve come to the right place!
Here are five quick and easy DIYs to bring your home into spring! With everything from trendy nautical coasters to a colorful doormat, you’ll have your home looking fresh and new in no time.
Nautical touches are a big trend in 2014 spring home décor. But who wants to spend $50 on a new vase or pillows when you may not even use them next season? Trendy, seasonal elements are perfect for DIY projects, especially this quick and inexpensive nautical coaster idea from Making Homebase.
Simply coil rope, hot gluing it along the way, into the size of coaster you’d like. Finish it off by stenciling an anchor on the top in a color that matches your space.
You’ve probably seen these décor balls at the store. They’re versatile and better yet, they don’t cost much money. Take a tip from Creations By Kara and spray paint your wicker décor balls to add a touch of color to your room. This project is super quick and will help brighten your space. With so many spray paint color options, the possibilities are endless. Change them up every season for a unique touch.
Polka Dot Doormat
Dress up your front door in less than an hour with this cute doormat idea from The Crafted Life. Buy a plain doormat, and pick a paint color you love. They used blue, bought similar shades, and then dotted the mat in an ombre pattern. It’s cute, trendy, and best of all – quick!
Bring the outdoors inside in a glamorous way with Design Sponge gold rock DIY bookends! These are great for your bookcase or mantle and incredibly easy to make.
First, gather rocks and wash them. You’ll want them clean so the spray paint sticks to the rocks themselves, and not dirt. Next, spray paint the rocks gold. Once they’re dry, glue them together into a stack. There you have it! A rustic (yet glamorous) set of bookends in no time at all.
Spring is all about color! Add some to your walls with this Better Homes and Gardens wall pendant tutorial. You can buy decorative ceiling medallions at your neighborhood hardware store. All you have to do to jazz them up is paint them with your desired accent color and hang on your wall. It’s the perfect splash of color!
Ready to get to crafting? Me too! Let us know your favorite quick DIY projects in the comment section.