There isn’t anything better than buying a toolbox and making changes and improvements on and around you house. Home improvement projects are good because they increase the beauty and the feel of the house and then there is a self-satisfaction that follows after the end of a good DIY project.
This type of project can cost a lot of money as there are big projects you can take on. But our focus will not be on that kind of projects, our focus will be on the projects that cost less than 100 dollars, projects that can be done fast and that will make a good difference. You will see that you can change the look of your house for very little money and a bit of free time.
Carved corbels, those from the Victorian era are beautiful and your breakfast bar probably isn’t. Buy the first and attach it to the second, it is as simple as that. Now, if you have a shed where you keep a lot of power tools then there is another option, make the corbels. They will probably look a bit less appealing than the original corbels, but with a little time spent with some tools, you will be able to make something pleasing to the eye.
If your backyard is as plain as the majority of the backyards you might try to plant couple trees. If your backyard is on the north side, you probably have problems with strong winter winds and with the wind in general. If you plant a screen of Green Giants, you will have a wall that will protect your backyard. Green Giants are called as they are called due to the fact that they grow up to 3 feet per year.
Many people have normal light bulbs in most of their rooms. And they fail to realize how much a change one or two chandeliers can do. There are some rather cheap chandeliers that look great. Buy several such chandeliers and place them in all rooms, even in the kitchen, the effect will be great as those chandeliers will give a bit of premium feel to the rooms.
There are some home improvements that are cheap, good looking and, above all else, useful; wall-mounts for example. Place several wall-mounts over the kitchen counter and use them to keep the towels and a wide array of measuring cups and other kitchen-ware you regularly use. It will look great, the kitchen will have a professional feel and it will be useful, they will be available at any moment and you won’t have to go through numerous drawers in order to find them.
There is a great way to use the kitchen sink for more than it does regularly. Take a piece of butcher block with the size of the sink, and an inch or two bigger and cut a hole so the water can go through. Next time you cut something that needs washing you will be able to do that at the same time as the cutting.