14 Genius Little Makeovers for Every Space
HGTV Magazine shows you how to move your stuff around, add new finds and try some simple DIYs — your rooms are about to do a happy dance!
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Lean a Message Board in a Kitchen
Replace a Desk Chair With a Ghost Chair and a Graphic Pillow
The clear back lets the pillow’s pattern show through — it’s really striking!
Drape Blankets Over a Ladder
Show off blankets or throws in a bedroom or den on an interesting ladder. In a bathroom, try a small one with hand towels. (Designed by Salt Design Co.)
Put Up a Plug-In Sconce
Score glamness without the work of hardwiring a sconce into a wall.
Buy It: Lamps Plus, $167
Upgrade Your Shower Curtain
Since it’s the most prominent design in a bathroom, a bold print can be a game changer.
Buy It: Society 6, $56 and up
Layer a Welcome Mat Over an Outdoor Rug
Doubling up is double the style. This works especially well if you have a large door or a wide porch that makes a regular doormat seem puny. (Designed by Lantern Lane Designs)
Group Items by Color
A rainbow of hues in your built-in is total eye candy. Arranging stuff by color makes a room seem more organized, too. (Designed by Kailo Chic)
Paint Your Bedroom Ceiling a Spahhh Color
Hang Art In a Unique Way
Magnetic clamps hold the print in place. A metallic finish is also cool but doesn’t distract from the art.
Cover a Wall With Decals
Get a Fun Hamper
When one is this adorable, it’s decor and storage. Use it to hold toys in a playroom or extra bedding in a kid’s room.
Buy It: PB Teen, $99
Get a Trio of Art
If you’re not quite sure how to fill the area above a sofa or console table, three themed prints or photos make a real impact.
Monochrome Your Candles and Holders
A row of them (all the same color or varied) is superchic on a mantel or table.
Spruce Up Spots With Shelf Paper
Create a nice surprise on shelves in a closet or a medicine cabinet or inside dresser or nightstand drawers.