5 Great Resources for Low Cost DIY Projects!

Reblogger Sammer Mudawar
Managing Real Estate Broker with RE/MAX Prestige 01723613
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Mary, thanks for sharing such a great article and, of course thanks to all the original authors as well.

As a real estate professional I often have to help clients visualize what their home can look like without having to spend thousands of dollars.

For you buyers, the links below are great for getting ideas on what you can do yourself to improve that home after you purchase!

For you sellers, below are great ideas on how to improve the value of your home before putting it on the market!

Original content by Mary Borth

If you are like me, you constantly have projects in your home that need attention. And the list probably grows every day like mine! There are endless resources online for DIY projects around the home that are easy to do and low cost. Here are 5 of my favorites.

 

Check them out, like them on Facebook, follow them on Pinterest – do whatever you can to show appreciation for the content they so willingly share!

Enjoy browsing and happy DIY!

 

1. Making It Feel Like Home

I LOVE this frosted privacy window project - you will not believe how easy it is and it looks great! Check it out and see what else Tricia is up to.

http://makingitfeellikehome.blogspot.com/p/our-home.html

 

2. The Frugal Homemaker

Christina at The Frugal Homemaker has some genuis ideas! I love this simple idea to update those ugly vent covers. You will definitely find some inspiration here!

http://thefrugalhomemaker.com/2012/08/13/update-your-vent-covers-with-spray-paint/

How to update your vents for cheap with spray paint

 

3. Starter Home to Dream Home

I love this one! You will find tons of inspiration here. She has great tutorials and shares her resources (exact paint colors, etc). I love the before/after photos and this kitchen island is my favorite project!

http://starterhometodreamhome.blogspot.com/2010/03/customizing-your-not-so-custom-kitchen.html

 

 

4. View Along the Way

This site is really beautiful. It is easy to read and well organized for browsing through and finding inspiration. Kelly has some great ideas and who knew you could make any lamp cordless?!

http://www.viewalongtheway.com/2012/08/lamp-hack-how-to-make-any-lamp-cordless/

How to make any lamp cordless

 

5. Prudent Projects

Another great resource! This is a great project for stairs and the results are beautiful! The directions and photos are great - article even includes a cost breakdown so you can see what you're getting in to before you start.

http://prudentprojects.blogspot.com/search?q=stairs

This should be enough inspiration to last awhile! Have fun and remember to thank the original authors.

(all photos are from original articles at URLs indicated)

 

 

 

 

 

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Sammer - Thank you for sharing detailed information about five great resources for low cost DIY projects.

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