Because DIY shouldn't cost an arm and a leg!
Just like above, this is much easier on your wallet. It just requires a little more time and patience as you'll need to apply a few coats to really get the benefit.
You also might be a bit more wary of removing taps, so one workaround is to use masking tape around to protect your enamel from over-spray.
To find out the full details on how to do this, head over to the Crafty Allie Blog.
There are hundreds of free printables available all over the web for every style and season, including these on offer at LollyJane.
You can print them onto card, and then either pick up cheap frames or simply mount straight on the wall. Alternatively, you can stencil it onto soft furnishings.
Nothing says you've made it like a monogram, and while you don't have to necessarily design yourself a little family logo, these little personalisations add a really nice touch to your toiletries, which you can match up with your room's colour scheme too.
Whiteboards are cool when you're in student halls, but not so much when you're a proper adult, no matter how handy they might be.
You can change that though with this really stylish bit of DIY, using old picture frames.
As amazing as it is that some linoleum was ever in fashion, it's equally amazing how easy it is to turn it into something fit for the modern day.
The important thing is to use an undercoat of paint, as you would on a normal wall, to flatten the surface out. (Make sure you clean the floor first, too!)
Once that's dried, you're then free to get creative! Regular wall paint will work, but you can also find interior floor paint at most DIY stores. Try using masking tape to add straight lines, or you could even make your own stencils!
Time to ditch the magnetic letters! Washi tape can be picked up from most stationary stores for a couple of pounds, and there's hundreds of different designs available for you to play around with. It comes off easily too!
Let's be honest, cushions are a luxury. And it's probably because there's few things worse than a limp, saggy cushion that's seemingly seen its best days.
You can either buy a roll of wadding, which you wrap around the existing filling and affix with some spray adhesive. Or you can simply buy a bag of polyester filling and stuff it the old fashioned way.
This one's more for your sanity than anything. The reason why it always gets lost is because the remote doesn't belong anywhere. But that can change!
Pick up some velcro strips from your local DIY store that you'd normally use for picture hanging, and affix the other end to the wall near the TV.
It only takes a couple of pairs of askew shoes to make the whole room look untidy, which can be a pain when you don't have much space for them.
This DIY peg rack is a great solution that doesn't cost much, but is so valuable.
Ah, net curtains. If you don't have them, someone probably will have an old pair in the loft somewhere. When they've run their course adorning the windows, you should put them to reuse decorating items around the house. All you need is some scissors, adhesive glue, and a little creativity.