7. Cover a damaged surface with chalkboard paint.
In a household with children, everything is a drawing board. Give in by picking up a can of chalkboard paint and making some surfaces black and washable.
8. Make your old furniture look more chic.
Distressed furniture and items have been very popular recently, so why not make some yourself? Paint over the wood and then scrub it with a sponge or a bit of sandpaper. You can even make a layered design of you use several different colors.
9. Add little details to give the whole piece an upgrade.
Never forget that you can completely ruin the overall look of your place by ignoring the little things, like the knobs on a cupboard, pillows, and chair covers.
What would you like to change or renew in your home? Or maybe you already have and are eager to share the amazing fruits of your labor? Be sure to do so in the comments so we can all marvel at it!