Small spaces can reap the benefits of clean, unfussy decorating techniques that don't load an area with fuss. Choose pale, unpatterned ceilings, wall space, woodwork and floors and then look for furniture that will add the eye. Second-hand pieces may bring character and warmth to your house and can be stripped back and customised to lead a decorating scheme. Put in a lick of the paint, freshen up upholstery or add pads in favourite materials for a personalised touch. Combine and match bits for a tranquil, eclectic feel. If you have the budget, another choice is going for showpiece custom furniture that can change a look one handedly without you needing to do anything else in the room.
Paint a single cabinet a solid shade to stick out and build a cool, stylish atmosphere. Let an extraordinary and durable dresser dominate the dining space in stormy gray. Choose rustic furniture in natural tones as a counterpoint to the powerful paint colour. Hang up an antique chandelier for an air of luxury and keep carefully the cabinet crockery pretty and co-ordinated with an all-white display.
The glad tidings are that statement light is hot this year. If you want to update your dining area without spending a fortune, replacing a light fixture with something new could be just what's needed. However, installing on over head light fixture by yourself is not advised. Unless you have a backdrop in electronic work, you will be putting yourself as well as your home in harm's way. As a general rule, leave electrical jobs to the pros. The common cost to install a light fixture is $418, with most homeowners spending between $176 and $375.
A task many homeowners choose to take on throughout a kitchen remodel, or simply to revise their kitchen, is a kitchen backsplash. Depending how complex you want your backsplash to be, this could be as simple as attaching an adhesive to the wall structure. Tile backsplashes are more complex are require more planning, but still an possible DIY kitchen redecorating project. To get a tile backsplash, you will likely desire a tile cutter to fit evenly around shops and countertop sides. Spacers will help keep tiles even while you adhere those to the wall. Always let tiles stay a full 24 hours before applying grout.
Changing the appearance of your kitchen doesn't suggest you must change your cabinets completely. For some homeowners, refinishing cabinetry can be a cheaper way to give them a new look with out a remodel. Depending on how big of your change you'd like to make, this may be a DIY project you can complete yourself. The common cost to refinish units is $2,434, with most homeowners spending between $1,835 and $2,808.