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.

 

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

 

Mark the bathrooms with signs for guests.

 

Make a window seat.

 

Hide appliances in kitchen cabinets to save space.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Mimic the effect of a skylight with a sun tunnel.

 

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

 

Build drawers into wasted space.

 

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

 

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

 

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