14 Surprisingly Simple Projects To Elevate Your Home's Decor

When you get a house, there is a lot you can do to make it look unique. So it's no wonder that some folks embark on various DIY projects to beautify their living spaces. Whether it's changing up your wall paint or upcycling furniture, the possibilities are virtually endless.

So to give you some inspiration, I've combined a few awesome DIY home upgrade ideas. Check it out.

1. Change Up Your Decor With Peel-And-Stick Wallpaper

One of the best and most cost-effective ways to change up your home decor is with peel-and-stick wallpaper. It's such a great solution for your bathroom, kitchen, and other areas of the house.

2. Create An Accent Wall

If you want to bring attention to a room, I've got a super fun idea for you. Just create an accent wall, and voilà — look at that! Doesn't this kids' bedroom look so amazing now? Wow!

3. Make A Gallery Wall

Speaking of walls, here's another cool concept for you. If you have lots of pictures you want to display in your home, make a gallery wall like this one. I have to admit I've always wanted to do this.

4. Get Festive With Your Decor

Check this out, guys. Wouldn't it be amazing to create something this for Christmas? Well, you totally can if you use Posca paint pens. They're easily removable with Windex and won't damage your windows. OMG, I want!

5. Paint Over Your Cabinets

Are you dreaming of a bright kitchen? Well, don't get stuck with those dark cabinets. Instead, do something about it. It's so easy when you invest in a cabinet painting kit. Look at the difference it made here.

6. Add Some Elegance With Sheer Curtains

I grew up in Europe, and we always had sheer curtains in the house. I love how the light shines through them. I don't know about you, but I think they add a bit of elegance to any space.

7. Don't Be Afraid To Add Decals To Your Walls

This is a similar idea to the accent wall, only this time you're using wall decals. These peel-and-stick ones are easy to apply, and they create an instant decor change up.

8. Use Marble Contact Paper

Who's still dreaming of marble countertops? I am, I am! But as you can imagine, marble is very expensive. However, you can fool everyone when you apply this contact paper instead. It really does the trick.

9. Create Instant Ambiance With Outdoor Scone Lights

I always admire houses that have gorgeous outdoor lighting. But I had no idea how easy it is to create it yourself. All you need is some outdoor light scones like these. Aren't they amazing?

10. Change Up Your Patio With An Outdoor Rug

You wouldn't believe how much you can change up that patio when you bring an outdoor rug. Wouldn't you want to relax and read a good book here? I'm so into it.

11. Make Over Your Front Door

It's amazing how much of a good impression you can make with an inviting front entrance. So get rid of that boring white door by adding some bold color. How do you like this blue one here?

12. Change Up The Look Of Your Garage

Wow, doesn't this garage look so much more sophisticated? I think it does. This is the easiest transformation you can DIY yourself when you use some cool garage magnets. Just stick them on, and you're done!

13. Upgrade Your Fireplace With Paint

A dark brick fireplace might seem a bit too old-fashioned for some people. So if you were thinking of changing the look of it, get some suitable paint and go to town with it.

14. Cut Self-Adhesive Film Into Your Own Tiles

Don't forget that those rolls of self-adhesive film can also be cut to customize tiles or any other oddly shaped surfaces around your home. It might take a bit longer but the end result will be worht it.

Wow, I don't know about you, but I'm getting so much inspiration from these DIY home upgrades here.

I had no idea how easy some of these were. How about you? What have you done to upgrade your home that was simple and cost-effective? Why don't you share it with all of us below?