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19 Real-Life Home Upgrades That Are Actually Doable

Actually wow.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to show us the renovation project they're most proud of and they really came through. Here are some of our favorites!

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5. This Ikea sectional piece disguised as an ottoman with some fancy fabric and a new set of legs.

6. This adorable dress-up station for a four-year-old's dolls that used to be a bookshelf.

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"I sanded it down, removed the shelves, and painted it pink. Then, I cut out and painted the silhouettes of her favorite princess. I also painted a few baskets and mirrors gold and wrote my daughter's name on the top."

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11. This gorgeous desk that was made from a stained piece of wood balanced across four Ikea file drawers.

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12. This classy marble backsplash made of sticky-back tiles that replaced some flowery, 25-year-old wallpaper.

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"I purchased a box of sticky-backed vinyl tiles, trimmed them down a bit, and used mildew-resistant caulk to give it that 'grouted' look."

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Get 20 feet of these tiles from Home Depot for $15.71.

19. This old dresser that is way more helpful as a Lego table.

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"I painted the drawers to look like stacked Legos, installed two sets of drawers in the cupboards for extra storage space, and covered the top with Lego plates to act as a base for the kids to build on."

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