10 Projects To Improve Your Home In Less Than A Weekend

Utilize Closet Space

From Stylelist.com: “This weekend, catch up on some of those lingering home fix ups and upgrades that you’ve been meaning to get to for a while. From simple updates such as changing out light switch covers to more ambitious projects like installing a sliding door, here are 10 DIY ideas that are certain to get your home into better shape and put you in a better mood…all in a weekend (or less). Click through our slideshow below for full tutorials for each project.”
http://www.stylelist.com/2012/01/13/diy-ideas-projects_n_1204779.html?ref=stylelist-home&ncid=edlinkusaolp00000008#s612124&title=Install_A_Sliding

Unearth Your Attic

Attic Refinish

Colorful Girls' Getaway in New York

Even the smallest attics have great potential to be renovated into one of the most charming spaces in your home. Usually attics represent the often odd intersections of your roof which creates all sorts of interesting little spaces that you don’t find in the rest of your home. As well, since in most cases attics are not really included as legal living space, you can be a little more flexible as to what level of finish you renovate the area. Attics with low headroom can be ideal as alternative children’s bedrooms (with proper egress) or play rooms and can offer an enviable escape from the rest of the household. The same ideas hold true as a home office area or studio or even as a pied-de-terre in your own home.
These four attics started out as cluttered and dark spaces. But with a little planning and elbow grease, they were transformed into bright and efficient rooms, adding value and space to the home:
“Katie O’Hagan wanted to transform the attic in her Beacon, New York, home into a bright and cheerful space for her two daughters. ‘We had to move from a house they really loved into a relatively cramped space, so my main goal was to create rooms that would make them excited to move in,’ she says” [……] See the full article at: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/1644093?utm_source=Houzz&utm_campaign=u66&utm_medium=email&utm_content=gallery19

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