Our Home Decor category covers topics such as how to spruce up your living room, bedroom, kitchen and dining room. You’ll also find DIY decor projects, how to guides and other useful info.
Some of our best home decor tips include:
- You can make a reading nook in your home with a lamp, a chair, and some creative thinking. This works even in small spaces, and it’s not that hard to do.
- Learn how I dressed up modular shelving to look like an expensive piece I’d seen in a very pricey furniture store.
- You can also dress up old furniture with Contact Paper. This is great when you don’t want to refinish or paint, or when you’ve got a piece made with laminate that’s damaged.
- Rope lights create an amazing ambience in media rooms, bedrooms, on patios and balconies, and almost anywhere in the house. Learn which types to use for which projects.
Even a small corner of your home can be made into a lovely reading nook. Create a space to curl up with books or a hobby and tune out the world.
This is one of the simplest, quickest and most affordable furniture upgrades ever.
If you’ve got an old coffee table or desk that needs the surface to be refinished, you could go to all the trouble of refinishing it. Or you could always dress up old furniture with Contact Paper.
Find out why Japanese incense is my favorite way to eliminate odors and make my home smell nice and fresh. This low-smoke incense has worked wonders for me for years.
Buying curtains can be an expensive proposition. But there’s a very cool DIY way to get great-looking curtains on the cheap. This is the easy no-sew way to make your own curtains out of sheets.
If you have a room you want to divide, there’s an incredibly simple, inexpensive way to do it: make a room divider curtain. It doesn’t involve any drilling, any holes in any walls, any carpentry or even much work. And you can get creative with it.
One of the most attractive ways to create soft, diffuse lighting also happens to be one of the cheapest and most energy-efficient options out there: LED rope lighting. Rope lights can be shaped to line ceilings or furniture, and they come in many different colors and configurations.
I love cozy rooms that invite you in and make you never want to leave. What’s cozy to one person may not be to another, and a lot of it depends on the size of your room and how much natural light you’re getting. But if you’re looking for ideas, this should get you started. …