Room Makeover Ideas
For A Quick Update

These room makeover ideas are relatively easy and will help update your rooms with little money. A bit of sweat-equity and patience can give your home the quick face-lift it desperately needs.


Paint is one of the quickest ways to give a room an updated look. Even if your colors are still current, consider "freshening up" the space with a new paint job.

Besides wall paint, spray paint is your best friend. Consider painting numerous fixtures throughout your space to give them a modern edge. This could include light fixtures, duct vent covers and artwork frames. Unify your space with spray paint.

Replace outdated, damaged or missing outlet and switch-plate covers. Replacing those plain plastic ones with some decorative, trendy,
oil-rubbed bronze covers is a simple update for your room makeover. Keep those brass ones until they are back in style.

Tip: Shiny chrome covers are cool but show fingerprints. Choose a brushed or polished finish instead to avoid this.

If spray painting a light fixture still doesn't do it justice or seems like too much extra work, replace it. Decorative lighting can be found for under $100.00 and can quickly update that old, plain dining chandelier.

Declutter and reorganize. This no-cost room makeover tip easily gives your space a fresh look. Put some decor away, rotate it throughout the year, or move pieces from room to room. Consider rearranging your furniture as well. Again, pull pieces from other rooms or from storage and swap them out for a mini "design remix".

Is your furniture dated and drab? Give it an update with a fresh coat of paint, a new stain color or some new fabric upholstery. Google "Shabby Chic" to get more ideas on how to mix and match various pieces and unify them with paint. Gloss black and white can establish a contemporary look while fun, bright colors like orange, yellow and pink create some one-of-a-kind style that is lively and cool. Although not Shabby Chic, these plain bar stools gained some simple style and character, perfect for this kitchen's design aesthetic.

Consider new drapery and window treatments, new area rugs and new decorative throw pillows when you seek a quick room makeover. Don't forget wall art either; sometimes that is all your room needs to make it feel new and exciting.

Reface your kitchen cabinets. This can get costly depending on how you choose to resurface them. Paint is of course the most economical solution and was used in this frugal kitchen makeover. Choose fresh, trendy colors to modernize your space. These DIY tips on cabinet refinishing can help. This tutorial for using a paint spray gun to refinish your kitchen cabinets is quite helpful if you choose this route.

Since we're speaking kitchens, you can easily update your cabinets with new hardware. Shop around for unique styles that suit your taste and look for those on clearance as hardware adds up quickly. Consider purchasing bulk hardware sets for huge cost savings.

Don't forget the kitchen or bath sink and tub fixtures either. An updated faucet in a current finish gives an old sink some new appeal. Replace your towel racks and hardware to match your new finish choices as was done in this bathroom makeover.

New towels, linens, sheets and comforter sets quickly update your bath and bedroom.

These room makeover ideas can be beneficial when you are looking to sell your home. Use them to assist when staging your home for the market or when you want to give your home some new style without doing any major renovations.


Browse around the site. I'm sure you'll see many room
makeover ideas you can incorporate in your own home.








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