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Spring in the Changes – Six Simple Home Decor Projects to Refresh Your Home

With springtime comes a sense of renewal, and a desire to clean, organize and refresh. Now that we’re all spending so much time at home why not take the opportunity to get your creative juices flowing and tackle a few home DIY home decor projects? We have selected a few, fun (and easy) projects to get you started.

Swap in a Cool Door Knob
This is one of those small changes that makes a big impact. With just 10 minutes and a screwdriver, swap out old, boring door knobs for something prettier. Here’s how.

Jazz Up Your Dresser
Spruce up an IKEA chest with new hardware, paint, and wallpaper. Even sample swatches of your favorite print can get the job done. Find inspiration and instructions here.

Wall-Mounted Art Easel
Drawing on the wall is encouraged with this wall-mounted art easel. It’s an easy way to put children’s artwork on display, leave fun messages for family members or keep the grocery list in plain sight. Check out the tutorial from Arin Solange here.

Instant Bench
Looking for your first DIY furniture project? It doesn’t get much easier than this bench that can be used in your entryway, dining room or bedroom. All you need is a piece of timber and hairpin legs. This guide from Collective Gen is easy to follow.

Sunburst Mirror
Give your existing mirror new life with this sunburst design courtesy of CountryLiving.com. Using jute twine and nails, you can create a stunning wall piece that looks expensive but costs less than $30.

Give an Old Appliance a Lift
Bring a pop of color or pattern to your kitchen with this simple and cost-effective design hack. Removable contact paper or vinyl wallpaper is easy to use and there are lots of fun designs to choose from. It can also be used on cabinet doors, bookshelves, staircases and more. New York Magazine has picked its favorites here.

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