12 Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

by Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A room refresh doesn’t have to be a major renovation because you can do simple DIY room upgrades to spruce up what you already have! DIY room upgrades are ideal if you’re picking pennies this season, but they’re also great if you like what’s in your home and just want to make some minor tweaks. Whether it’s adding new drawer pulls, painting your planters, or maybe even changing your headboard, these DIY room upgrades are so easy, you can do them over the weekend. Just read on to see them.

12 Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

Refresh Your Home With These DIY Room Upgrades

As much as I love shopping for new furniture and decor or completely transforming my room into a new style, there are times when I love my home the way it is. But like they say, there’s always room for improvement. I turn to DIY room upgrades when I have furniture or decor I absolutely love, but I think could use a bit of a makeover or upgrade. You’ll be surprised how just a few DIY room upgrades can completely transform your home for the better! So I’m sharing 12 DIY room upgrades I have lined up for my own home. I’m sure you’ll love them too!

 

1. Cabinet Facelift

Almost Makes Perfect took a dark wood built-in cabinet and turned it into a chic and modern piece, just with paint and new knobs. I’m definitely trying this!

 

2. DIY Drawer Pulls

DIY Drawer Pulls | Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

image via House Tweaking

This IKEA hack from House Tweaking is so simple, you can do it in minutes! All you need is a spare leather belt and some handy tools.

 

3. Modern House Number Planter

I love unique house numbers. A Beautiful Mess has a great tutorial for a simply modern house number with a planter. This is one of the DIY room upgrades I’ll use indoors and outdoors as a chic wall planter!

 

4. Modern Credenza

Can you believe this is one of those DIY room upgrades? I sure can’t. A Beautiful Mess can show you how to turn a simple storage unit into a stylish and detailed credenza.

 

5. Color Block Shelves

Color Block Shelves | Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

image via I Spy DIY

Sometimes, all you need for one of your DIY room upgrades is a fresh coat of paint. These color block shelves from I Spy DIY can instantly refresh your plain shelves or storage!

 

6. Geometric Wood Headboard

Geometric Wood Headboard | Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

image via I Spy DIY

This is one of the DIY room upgrades I’ll surely be trying out this weekend. Head over to I Spy DIY to learn how to make this geometric wood headboard that looks like it was made by a pro!

 

7. Gold Foil Planters

Gold Foil Planters | Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

image via Nest Of Posies

Gold and glitter make everything better, including planters. Nest Of Posies has a simple tutorial for gold foil and glitter planters. It’s one of the simplest DIY room upgrades you can do!

 

8. Floating Nightstand

Some DIY room upgrades can help you save space, too. The Merry Thought can show you how to make this minimalist floating nightstand that even has a charging dock!

 

9. Modern Wood Wall Clock

Modern Wood Wall Clock | Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

image via brit + co

DIY room upgrades are also a chance to let your creative juices flow. This modern wood clock DIY from brit + co is a fun way to spruce up your plain wall clocks!

 

10. Shadow Boxes

Shadow Boxes | Simple DIY Room Upgrades You Can Do This Weekend

image via Homey Oh My

If you already have a lot of floating shelves, why not add shadow boxes instead? Homey Oh My has a simple guide to making them.

 

11. Schoolhouse Ceiling Fan

When I first saw this, I thought it was store-bought! If you’re feeling extra handy this weekend, check out this DIY ceiling fan from Almost Makes Perfect.

 

12. Pine Vanity

Another one of those handy DIY room upgrades, this pine vanity from A Pair and A Spare is so chic and stylish! The round mirror really makes a big impact.

 

Watch this video from Simple Home Art Decor Ideas for more DIY room upgrades:

 

These DIY room upgrades aren’t just simple, they’re also functional and stylish. I can’t wait to try them all! Which DIY room upgrades are you trying out this weekend? Let me know in the comments below.

 

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