I’ve started to notice that there a few things around my house that I would like to upgrade to keep my house looking modern and new. After a wide search of home improvement tutorials on Pinterest, I came to the realization that I could save a ton of money making the improvements myself rather than hiring someone else to do it for me.
Listed below are 20 DIY home improvements and upgrades that you can make to your home without going over your budget. Click the link below each picture for the full step by step tutorial and instructions for each each tip.
Add A Spice Rack Underneath Your Cabinets To Keep Your Counters Clear
Found from Jen Caputo
An extra rack underneath your cabinets is a great storage place for your spices.
DIY No-Paint Marble Countertops
Found from Make Do and DIY
In this tutorial, Linda from Make Do and DIY will show you how she used marble print contact paper to transform her kitchen countertops.
How To Install A Pull-Out Garbage Trash Can
Found from Honey Bear Lane
Keep your trash can out of sight with this pull out garbage tutorial from Heidi of Honey Bear Lane.
How To Tile A Kitchen Backsplash
Found from Wayfair
Oksana of Foxy Oxie will show you how to tile a kitchen backsplash with this step-by-step tutorial.
DIY Fabric Backed Open Kitchen Cabinets
Found from Pretty Handy Girl
Brighten up your kitchen cabinets with this awesome DIY project from Brittany of Pretty Handy Girl.
How To Install Peel and Stick Glass Tiles
Found from Weekend Craft
Transform your kitchen backsplash with this peel and stick glass tile tutorial from Michelle of Weekend Craft.
How to Make A DIY Wood Countertop
Found from Artsy Chicks Rule
This DIY wood countertop tutorial from Nancy of Arty Chicks Rule is absolutely amazing and it’s super easy! You have to check it out!
DIY Kitchen Island From Dresser
Found from Vanessa’s Modern Vintage Home
Learn how to turn a dresser into a kitchen island with this awesome tutorial from Vanessa’s Modern Vintage Home.
How To Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets In 10 Steps
Found from Live Love DIY
This tutorial from Virginia Of Live Love DIY will show you how to paint your kitchen cabinets and replace the hardware in 10 simple steps.
How To Gel Stain A Breakfast Bar
Found from Evolution of Style Blog
Learn how to gel stain the breakfast bar in your home with this tutorial from Jenny of Evolution of Style Blog.
Granite Paint Kitchen Countertops
Found from Murray and Mathews
Sondra from Murray and Mathews updated her kitchen countertops with paint that looks like granite. The entire process cost less than $300.
Switch out Switchplates
Found from Better Homes & Gardens
Replace your old, boring switchplates with new ones.
Stair Banister Makeover
Found from Remodelaholic
Completely transform the look of your stair banister with this tutorial from Remodelaholic.
How To Build A Pallet Accent Wall
Found from Shades of Blue Interiors
Add a rustic touch to your home by using this tutorial from Shades of Blue Interiors to create a pallet accent wall.
DIY Easy Craftsman Window Trim
Found from Remodelaholic
Bare windows are boring. Spruce them up by using this tutorial from Remodelaholic to create your own window trim.
How To Frame A Bathroom Mirror
Found from Making Home Base
Adding a frame to your bathroom mirror really makes it stand out. Learn how to frame mirror in your bathroom with this tutorial from Chelsea of Making Home Base.
How To Stain Bathroom Cabinets for $70
Found from Trade Winds Imports
Give your bathroom cabinets a new look for a low price with this gel stain tutorial from Cheryl of Trade Winds Imports.
Replace Your Toilet Handle
Found from House Logic
A small change, such as changing your toilet handle, can greatly improve the look of your bathroom.
DIY Floating Shelves
Found from Mommy Suite
Create a little bit of extra storage space in your bathroom with this DIY floating shelf tutorial from Mommy Suite.
DIY Staircase Remodeling
Found from In Our Spare Time
Take a look at how McKenna from In Our Spare Time completely transformed her old carpet staircase into something new.
Making improvements to your home doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Share your DIY home improvement and upgrade ideas with me in the comment section below.