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    If You’ve Been Living At Your Place Forever, Here Are 37 Things That’ll Make It Feel Brand New

    Whether you wanna add splashes of color or neutral tones, we've got you covered.

    1. A set of peel-and-stick tiles to make renovating your bland kitchen a whole lot easier (and cheaper)! These eco-friendly tiles are easy to install, clean, and maintain. HGTV is shaking!

    2. Or a peel-and-stick subway tile backsplash for a more classic, Joanna Gaines-approved aesthetic.

    3. A pack of copper and brass switch plate covers featuring classic colors and designs so you know that they'll definitely age well (or, I guess, not at all).

    Promising review: "These are beautiful! I saw them and decided to take a chance and order all the covers I needed for the kitchen. I recently moved and live in an older house that has some updates, but the switch plates have not been replaced (or probably cleaned) in 30 years. It’s a country-type kitchen with real wood cabinets, and I wanted something that enhances the beauty of the cabinets without being too modern. These are PERFECT. I'm very happy with how it all looks. I even bought two more plates for the dining room light switches." —Frenzied Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $4.49+ (available in a variety of styles and multi-packs)

    4. cabinet painting kit that doesn't require any stripping or priming. Upgrade your kitchen cabinets and enjoy having guests ask you how much you paid for that "renovation."

    reviewer kitchen with dated cabinets
    after image of same kitchen with white cabinets and new hardware

    Includes two 31-oz. cans of Nuvo cabinet paint, one roller arm, two roller covers, and two-inch angled paint brush. Each covers 100 square feet of cabinet surface.

    Promising review: "This product was super easy to use. We went with the tips in the reviews and bought nicer foam rollers specifically for cabinets and I’m so happy I did; it made it so we barely had to use a brush because of how the foam rolls over the side. We also took the doors and handles off, which I recommend also. It definitely wouldn’t have turned out as nice if we left them on. This took four coats and five in the larger areas (i.e. next to the fridge, etc). Our kitchen took two kits, but was well worth it and still way cheaper than the quotes that we got from professionals. It totally changes the feel of the kitchen and it looks SO MUCH BRIGHTER! I would say give yourself a few days to knock this out as it took us several nights to finish. But would highly recommend." —T.J. Sarnese

    Get it from Amazon for $78.64 (available in more colors here).

    5. stone-effect spray paint if your countertops are in need of a glow-up but your budget is DIY. Just spray in an overlapping pattern, wait 30-60 minutes for it to dry, and voila!

    Reviewer pic of aged green bathroom vanity top
    Reviewer pic of transformed bathroom vanity with the help of the spray paint

    Promising review: "We recently purchased a new home, and we're not gutting our main bathroom until next summer, but I just couldn't live with that 1980s green counter another day. So after reading a lot of tutorials, I decided to go for it and paint the counter. I LOVE how it came out! Once it was dry for 24 hours, I applied several coats of poly and let it sit for 72 hours before I let the counter go back into normal use. It's held up like a dream." —Mistella (This reviewer left a super in-depth review, so check out the rest of it here for their tips and tricks.)

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five colors).

    6. A high-pressure rain showerhead so you can close your eyes and pretend you got caught in a storm. A very cleansing storm.

    the polished chrome rain shower head spraying water in a shower

    7. A modern Novogratz tufted futon to add style and comfort to any living space. And its sturdy wood frame means it'll last you a lifetime!

    Promising review: “Very impressed with this couch especially for the money! We put it in our Airstream trailer, and it has taken the design to another level. So happy we pulled the trigger on this. I also like the color; it's unique and funky. It is firm but still comfortable.” —William Skiles 

    Get it from Amazon for $324.99+ (available in 10 colors).

    8. A seashell pillow for a fun burst of color! Give your space the whimsical flair it deserves. 

    pink shell pillow on a green velvet couch
    the purple version of the seashell pillow

    Promising review: "Wow. This pillow is so beautiful. I seriously can't stop looking at it. The color is so vibrant." —Jackie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and 12 colors).

    9. A modern waterfall faucet that'll make your bathroom feel like a fancy resort!

    10. A rustic gallery wall set complete with 10 varied frames so you can customize any wall in your home with pictures and artwork hung in an eye-catching array.

    reviewer image of the multi/gray gallery set hanging from their wall along with small display shelves

    11. Chalkboard paint to turn any boring surface into a message board!

    reviewer image of an office wall painted with black chalkboard paint, important dates and memos written in chalk

    12. A pack of grey Medina peel-and-stick floor tiles that will breathe new life into your home (and cover any pre-existing scratches in your hardwood floor that your landlord won't pay to fix). These water-resistant tiles are the perfect blend of polished and practical.

    13. Easy-to-install interlocking teak tiles perfect for elevating any space to the level of tropical resort spa.

    Backyard patio covered with the tiles
    Reviewer's shower in with the tiles on the bottom

    Promising review: "Living in Hawaii you have to select wise items that are weather-, salt-, and red dirt–proof, etc... In total I ordered 11 boxes to complete my yoga deck. I have a few left over to make steps on the back. Very pleased and happy. May order more for an outdoor shower project!" —Adazzle

    Get 10 tiles (covers 10 square feet) from Amazon for $77.99.

    14. A pack of abstract watercolor wall decals if you have no time to paint! And you can remove and reposition them without leaving behind any sticky residue.

    reviewer image of several abstract watercolor decals on a wall

    15. A print of Amy Winehouse to add a pop of color to your walls if your aesthetic can be best described as "Back to Black."

    print of amy winehouse
    Carly Jean Andrews

    Carly Jean Andrews is an illustrator creating bright and bold portraits of iconic actors, musicians, and politicians.

    Get it from Carly Jean Andrews for $20.

    16. A set of plush velvet curtains — a must-have for anyone looking to add some light-dimming drama to their space. The perfect pop of color and texture!

    17. A pair of sheer ruffled curtains that'll add some whimsical charm and still allows natural light to come in and make you feel like the romantic lead in the movie of your life.

    18. A multipurpose lift-top coffee table whose extra storage potential means a hiding place for all of your remotes, expired batteries, random screws, and other odds and ends that would usually clutter the top of your table and make your living room seem...a tad unlivable.

    in a living room, the lift-top desk is open to reveal childrens' toys

    19. A lotus pendant lampshade for a room brightener with enough charm to make your room feel like it's got a blossoming character of its own.

    reviewer image of the lotus pendant light hanging from the ceiling

    20. A set of thick velvet slip covers to help bring your vintage '80s-style couch into the 21st century. This set includes nonslip straps so you won't have to worry about constantly adjusting your new seats.

    21. A lightweight floral medallion tapestry if your room is missing a soft and neutral touch.

    Large white tapestry with pink, green, and brown flowers in leaves in a circular pattern on the tapestry on a wall in a bedroom

    22. Or, a brighter tapestry full of rich pastels that mimic the magical quality of nature. Go ahead and take a deep breath of that fresh, mountain air.

    The vividly colored tapestry, featuring trees, mountains, birds, and more, hanging above a bed

    23. A roll of peel-and-stick floral wallpaper for an instant room transformation that'll have your friends asking for the name of your wallpaper guy.

    reviewer image of the floral peel and stick wallpaper on a bedroom wall

    24. A set of mid-century or modern furniture leg replacements because it's time to revamp your couch or dresser. Your aesthetic is constantly changing and your furniture needs to be able to keep up.

    25. A galvanized wash tub turned over-the-toilet organizer that will help give your bathroom a rustic makeover.

    the galvanized wash tub with wooden shelves mounted on a wall with toiletries on each shelf