Residential remodeling for beginners: Top DIY projects that you should consider

Do you want to create the home that you always wanted? You really don’t have to spend your money on expensive furniture and finishes or pay costly interior design fees. If you are creative and feel like you want to start on your own remodeling project, then feel free to do it. All you need are some helpful ideas and tips. Keep in mind that even beginners with no experience in home improvements will be able to do it. Don’t miss the amazing remodeling ideas that we want to share with you!

Paint the ceramic tiles

Do the old tiles look boring and dull? Don’t worry, as you can always update them in a very simple way. And no, this doesn’t mean that you should remove the old tiles and replace them with new ones. This simple beginner-friendly remodeling project is all about painting those ceramic floor tiles. All you need to do to start this project is to find a good floor paint. Pick a neutral color that will fit perfectly into the color scheme of the space. 

You can do this in the bathroom, kitchen, or any other space. Use special floor paint to cover the old tiles. You can cover them completely, including the grout for a uniform and clean look. Or, you can also tape the grout if you want to keep it there. These bathroom floor tiles were completely painted with a nice cream color. 

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Decorate the tub with faux stones

If you are dreaming of having a spa bathroom, you can start with this simple and inexpensive project. For this remodeling, you can use decorative airstones that you can purchase online. It is an authentic replica of a stone that looks very natural but is very lightweight at the same time. The application process is simple, and even a beginner can do it. You should check some faux stone panels that will suit your style. 

Don’t you love how the faux stone hides the ugly tub? On the other hand, they bring a dose of rough unfinished texture. You can complement the natural look with a woven rug. Add a few scented candles for a finishing touch, and your own spa bathroom is ready. 

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Faux exposed brick wall

Many of you are probably impressed with the beauty of exposed brick walls. There is something special about the charm and rustic appearance that they bring into space. But, this can be quite an expensive project. And not every resident building is suitable for this kind of intervention. Instead, opt for a cheap and beginner-friendly option: the faux exposed brick wall. You can use panels or wallpaper to achieve the desired look. These faux brick panels have an authentic texture and look like the real thing.  

Consider the options for adding a faux brick wall in your home. You can create a statement wall in the living room. For additional charm, feel free to hang artwork. Also, explore other possibilities. That awkward and dull wall can now get a complete update. 

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Dress up the dresser

If you think that you have had enough of that old dresser, this idea will make you think twice. Crafty people are using adhesive wallpaper to revive their old furniture. And you will really love the way this simple and cheap dresser is updated to look like an expensive one. Pick a bold pattern that corresponds to your room’s color scheme. You can also change the pulls for a fresh look. 

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Creative room divider

Do you want to have your home office, but don’t have enough space? Or, you want to divide the kitchen from the living room? Others might want to create a hallway. Whatever your choice is, you can separate the space using creative room dividers. 

This is a great example of how to create a home office. The shelves will divide it from the rest of the home, while they will also give you plenty of storage space. 

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Peel and stick glass tile backsplash

Here is another great remodeling project for the kitchen that you should consider. A new backsplash will freshen up the whole room. And you don’t have to invest a lot of money to remove the old tiles and replace them with new ones. All you need to do is get these peel and stick glass tiles. The best thing is that you can stick them over the old tiles. You can peel the protective paper off, and stick the glass tiles over the existing ones. No one will ever guess that you have done this!

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DIY makeup vanity

Ladies will fall in love with this remodeling project. Every woman wants to have her own makeup vanity. Some might not have enough space, while others might not have included it in their budget. But, this shouldn’t keep you frustrated. There are so many simple and easy ways to make a DIY vanity.

 Once you see these ideas, you will be so amazed by the creativity. Mount one of those cheap shelves, but make sure that it is wide enough. Then, you can add a nice and stylish mirror. Pick the ones that have decorative fancy frames for a lovely accent. Next, add a chair. Finish with some decorative storage boxes and the DIY vanity is all done. 

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Once you go through all these creative residential remodeling ideas, it is time to make a decision. They are all beginner-friendly and simple, so it is up to you to choose. Pick the project that will best suit your current home style. Or simply go for the one that best speaks for you. After you finish your project as a beginner, you will definitely want to do more and more. Would you agree?

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