Get a print subscription to Reader’s Digest and instantly enjoy free digital access on any device. We have collected a list of 40 of the best DIY projects to give your home that rustic look. Wrap bows around your dining room chairs (you can even tie on Christmas ornaments for extra sparkle), says Better Homes & Gardens Secure on the underside with tape as needed. A home can be straight away reconstructed beautifully, if the decor is done with right products. When you are considering ideas for decorating a whole wall” remember that in order to get a pleasant visual balance, a larger item or collection of items is always better than one small item. Hang curtains higher than the windows, suggests Allen-Brett, to trick your eye into thinking the room is taller. Here’s another really inventive way to add color to any room (especially good for those of you who are renting and can’t add any permanent changes).
Two columns (garage-sale finds from years ago) stand at the corners of the kitchen, anchoring the room. It can be tricky getting exactly what you want and sometimes you may fall in love with something entirely different from what you had originally planned!
Of course, there are big holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas, but you can also create a festive look for Valentine’s Day, freshen up for spring, or create a fall motif with the addition of a few well-chosen and eye-catching wall decorations, candles, or lanterns.
The Yankee Candle® 22 ounce build a snowman jar candle is a wonderful addition to your winter decor this season! Each letter should only take about ten minutes each and will add such a funky vibe to your home decor. You’ll find inspiration for gardening, home decor, DIY how-to, recipes, & much more. These are some great ideas for brightening up rooms and I’m keeping those step stools in mind! So many great ideas there, I actually plan on something similar to the butterfly cut out picture as some christmas gifts but using a heart punch.
One of our favorite things about this house is that the living room, dining room and kitchen have windows that face the rear of the house with a light and bright view of the Puget Sound, mountains and sky outside. A minimal bedroom feels au naturale with leafy decor—whether it’s hanging from the walls or in the form of a tiny plant. And the dining room is completed with elegant candlesticks, wall accents, and mood lighting. Sharkye11- You are welcome, I’m glad you liked some of these ideas… I agree about the scales, I had never even thought about revamping a set of scales but they look great! Keep a few stashed in the guest room for visitors who stay with you during the holidays All they need to do is add hot water and enjoy!