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    21 Weird Home Decorating Tricks That Might Actually Work


    1. Pot problems? Use a towel rod on the end of your counter.

    2. Also works for coffee mugs.

    3. Use a drum for a bedside table.

    4. Or an ironing board (preferably a stylish vintage one).

    5. DIY your own table out of fencing and a scrap piece of wood.

    6. Even easier: Find, flip, and paint a wire trashcan for a stylish side table.

    7. Turn an electrical spool into a toadstool.

    8. Or get fancy and upholster one.

    9. Display your beer on a stained, mounted pallet.

    10. Other things to hang on the wall: a wine bottle rack repurposed as a towel rack.

    11. Hang Mason jar lids on the underside of your cabinets for decorative storage.

    12. Paint your ugly thrift store lamps.

    13. Pretend your rubber door mat is antiqued iron.

    14. Turn drapes into a no-sew bed skirt.

    15. Or sheets into no-sew curtains.

    16. Get some imitation stainless film and recover your appliances.

    17. Hang your Roman shades slightly above your window trim...


    19. Hate your mismatched furniture? Paint it all with the same housepaint.

    20. You can also paint your countertops.

    21. ...or, you know, your upholstered furniture.

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