Updating old homes

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The stain kits were only around , and gave such a dramatic makeover to my kitchen!The home improvement stores are just full of things to help you do little makeovers here and there in your home.Sometimes it’s fun to just take a stroll through one to get some good ideas.I’m eyeing some backsplash tiles now and also countertops.If you’re like me, after awhile though sometimes you just need a change or a fresh new look.This is where colorful throws or pillows with different designs or textures, or switching out accessories, lamps, window coverings and decorations can really transform your space.Not everyone has the needed set of skills to pull that off. Let me tell you, your house looks so pretty and so cozy. I think I’ll start with a little furniture rearranging.These are some great tip for updating a home when trying to stay on budget. My grandma was definitely a serial furniture mover!

We certainly didn’t pick expensive ones as they were not in our budget, but we did find ones that we liked without spending a lot of money.

Little painting projects can be done in a short amount of time, and give you confidence and satisfaction to tackle larger ones.

Painting and repurposing a dresser really gives you so much bang for your buck, and can instantly change the feel of a space from blah to wow.

My favorite is actually vinyl tiles (I just like the feel), but my husband won out with the more popular hardy choice, and we purchased a ceramic tile for our entryway and kids/guest bath.

We currently have carpeting in the living room, but because of all the allergies in the family, we are hoping to do hardwood soon. 10 Ways to update and freshen up your older home on a budget!

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