Bored With Your Home's Look? Try This Decor Trick That Won't Cost You a Dime

Bored With Your Home's Look? Try This Decor Trick That Won't Cost You a Dime

Adrienne Breaux
Sep 5, 2015
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When you get bored with the look of a corner, a room, your whole house, it can be easy to think that you have to make a lot of big changes or spend a ton of money to make any part of your home look fresh, new, different. But that's not the case! This weekend, try this decor trick in your home. Don't worry, it won't cost you a thing but a little time!

This Weekend's Assignment:

Shop your space to update a room's look

Don't go out or log on to spend money on new things to buy! Instead, take a tour around your own home (or in your closets and storage places) to find objects you haven't used in awhile, rearrange accessories, couple old furniture pieces with odd decor choices. Use your imagination to look at your space with new eyes. Shake up dusty vignettes. Surprise yourself with furniture placements. Switch around your gallery wall art pieces. We've got the how-to full of tips on how to approach this decor trick:

Remember, as with all of our Weekend Projects, just do what you have the time and energy to do!


Share your tips and photos of your Weekend Project work on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #ATweekendproject.

We loved seeing what you guys were working on last weekend! Some of our favorite pics we spotted on the #ATweekendproject hashtag on Instagram:

Instagram user laurenjeanne84 tackled the tough task of reupholstering a headboard with some serious tufting. It looks great!

Instagram user nicole_dellarocca "built, stained, and hung" these shelves with their own hands!

Instagram user choosingtocherish made a not-so-hot kitchen view much more charming with some potted herbs!

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