Weekend Projects

This Weekend: Upgrade a Room’s View

published Jun 6, 2015
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There are a lot of things you can do in your home to change the look, feel and moods of your rooms. One thing you might think you don’t have control over is the view from your rooms. While it’s true you can’t always choose what your rooms’ windows overlook, there are things you can do to improve a view (even if just a little). This weekend, choose a view you don’t love and see if you can make it a little more lovely!

This Weekend’s Assignment:

Improve one of your room’s views

Choose a room you love spending time in, but that has a view you don’t adore. It could be the window of your breakfast nook that overlooks your neighbor’s trashcans. It could be the alley view you get from the living room sofa. It doesn’t even have to be a window; it could be a view of your utility room from your bedroom. The point is, if you have a window or door that you don’t love looking out of, you can get creative to alter that view so that it’s a little more appealing to the eyes. We’ve got ways to update your view below:

Ideas for changing a view:

Remember, as with all of our Weekend Projects, just do what you have the time and energy to do! Don’t take on a giant wall-sized canvas if you’ve got a lot of plans this weekend. But even a tiny little piece of art could be created in a couple of free hours.

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