12 Genius DIY Upgrades For Your Home – Part 2

 

Whether you've lived in the same home for years, or just moved in to a new place, you begin to notice the little things that could be improved. Luckily, it's easy to get creative and make DIY upgrades that will enhance functionality and improve your living spaces. Check out these 12 genius ideas below to give you some inspiration on how to create more room, light and practicality. 

 

Don't forget to check out part 1 of our genius DIY upgrades series:
15 Genius DIY Upgrades For Your Home – Part 1

 

Fill 'dead' spaces in the kitchen with cabinets.

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masterbrand

 

Upgrade your house numbers to a nice, new modern font.

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dwr

 

Mark the bathrooms with signs for guests.

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shescraftycrafty

 

Make a window seat.

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museinteriors

 

Hide appliances in kitchen cabinets to save space.

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bhg

 

Make use of 'smart disposal piercings' on the kitchen bench or over drawers.

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houzz

 

Add a pet wash space in the mudroom or half bathroom.

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bhg

 

 

Mimic the effect of a skylight with a sun tunnel.

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mallohomeimp

 

Stools folding into the breakfast bar can save a lot of space.

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housebeautiful

 

Build drawers into wasted space.

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thepantrybook

 

Use a bank of mirrors on a wall to reflect light and create the illusion of more space.

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troyerbuilders

 

Finish off the foundations of your home with stone for a more high-end look.

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fauxpanels

 

Don't forget to check out part 1 of our genius DIY upgrades series:
15 Genius DIY Upgrades For Your Home – Part 1