New Year, New Home: 11 Fresh Ideas to Try

New Year, New Home: 11 Fresh Ideas to Try

Nancy Mitchell
Jan 4, 2016

The beginning of the year is a time of new things, of fresh starts. If you're feeling the urge to try something a little different in your home, we've got 11 ideas to help you shake up your look.

1. Paint the inside of your bookshelves.

A Paris apartment spotted on AirBnB.
(Image credit: AirBnB)

2. Hang art in an unexpected spot.

(Image credit: Chris Stout-Hazard)

3. Paint your ceiling.

(Image credit: Domino)

4. Hang a collection on the wall.

(Image credit: Design Sponge)

5. Draft something unusual into service as a table.

(Image credit: T Magazine)

6. Use an oversized piece of art an in place of a headboard.

(Image credit: Lonny)

7. Wrap a gallery wall around a corner.

(Image credit: AD Magazine)

8. Hang a grownup mobile.

(Image credit: Homelife)

9. Paint (just) your trim.

10. Lean art (and display knickknacks) on a low console or shelf.

'Nobody Likes Your Boyfriend' quilt, $560 from Mother Made.
(Image credit: Mother Made)

11. Work in something a little bit cheeky.

Dinosaur toilet paper holder DIY from The Chic Site
(Image credit: The Chic Home)

Happy 2016!

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