22 cheap and easy home improvement ideas (Part 1)

Leigh Leigh
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So you're looking to give your home a little personality and charm, but you aren't sure where to start. Well you've come to the right place!

Today at homify, we are going to look at every room in the home including the living room, dining room, bathroom, kitchen and garden and see how we can make cheap and easy improvements. You won't believe how easy it is to turn your home into a modern and inspiring haven with just a few simple changes.

Shall we take a look?

1. Add dividers to the drawers for a neat and tidy kitchen

Solid cutlery trays homify Kitchen

Solid cutlery trays


2. Install hangers on the wall in the entrance for handbags, scarves and other items

3. Add some cushions to the patio to create a functional and relaxing space

Bamboo Terrace - Sintra, MUDA Home Design MUDA Home Design Rustic style garden
MUDA Home Design

Bamboo Terrace—Sintra

MUDA Home Design

4. Get smart with storage

5. Add a bench to the entrance where shoes can be taken off

'Minima' Contemporary hallway shoe storage with bench by Birex homify Modern Corridor, Hallway and Staircase Storage

'Minima' Contemporary hallway shoe storage with bench by Birex


6. Get creative with the clock on the wall

7. Build a fire pit or a braai in the garden

8. Add shelves to the wall where books, accessories and other items can put on display

9. Install a closet in the entrance to keep jackets and coats neatly stored away but easily accessible

10. Remove the curtains and allow fresh air and sunshine to flow into the home

11. Add some family photographs to the walls of the hallway for a refreshing touch

12. Frame maps for character and personality

E2 PAVILION ECO HOUSE, BLACKHEATH E2 Architecture + Interiors Modern Corridor, Hallway and Staircase
E2 Architecture + Interiors


E2 Architecture + Interiors

13. Add a vertical garden to the environment

Have a look at this article: How can I create and plant a vertical garden?

14. Add a large mirror to the room to make it seem bigger and more spacious

15. Opt for stone cladding on one of the walls, introducing new textures and tones

16. Put an armchair in the dressing room for a functional touch of sophistication

17. Paint a piece of furniture a bright colour and inject some vibrancy into the environment

18. Take the doors off the wooden cabinets and put your crockery on display

19. Add a colourful rug to the entrance for personality and energy

20. Paint a wall a grey tone for a splash of elegance

21. Organise the cupboards and you'll transform the home

22. Use your luggage as a decor element!

If you've enjoyed this article, you'll love this homify guide to classic decor.

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