New Year, New Home: 11 Fresh Ideas to Try

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.

2. Hang art in an unexpected spot.

3. Paint your ceiling.

4. Hang a collection on the wall.

5. Draft something unusual into service as a table.

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

7. Wrap a gallery wall around a corner.

8. Hang a grownup mobile.

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.

11. Work in something a little bit cheeky.

Dinosaur toilet paper holder DIY from The Chic Site

Happy 2016!

(Image credits: The Design Chaser; AirBnB; Chris Stout-Hazard; Domino; Design Sponge; T Magazine; Lonny; AD Magazine; Homelife; Melissa Oholendt for The Everyday Girl via Wit & Delight; Mother Made; The Chic Home)