5 simple winter DIY home improvement projects

When it comes to home improvement there really is quite a bit that even a novice can do themselves.  You just need to follow some good tutorials and get some good advice and of course arm yourself with the right tools. Let’s have a look at some DIY projects you could have a go at this winter to give your home some TLC.

Painting

Navy is THE colour this season and a really quick win for cosying up your house is to give your walls a coat of paint.  Pair navy walls with white faux fur rugs and some snuggly throw in the same material. Light a few candles and hunker down in your new winter-ready room. Don’t be scared of painting yourself. You might just want to have a go at one wall first. Take your time, cover your floors, tape your skirting and use good brushes and quality paint would be my advice.  Pop on over to https://www.cwberry.com/ and gather in all the decorating supplies you need before you start.

Jazz up your entrance

Winter (particularly Christmas) can see much more home visiting and you will want your home to look good form the start. This means making your entrance beautiful. From putting up a new house sign, polishing or replacing your door knocker or post box or even painting your front door, there is a lot you can do. How about replacing that front door? You might need a little help with this one. Even putting up a  hook for a hanging basket which you then fill with winter pansies will make a difference and provide a lovely welcome.

 

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Keep it cosy

I’m not about to suggest you start plumbing but do arm yourself with insulation tape and plug those gaps around windows and doors. A DIY draught excluder is a fun and simple project that kids love to get involved with too.  These draught excluders are actually really effective at keeping heat in a room form escaping under a door. Do pop up your attic too and take a look at the floor. Simply adding another layer of insulation there could really help lower your bills and warm up your home.

 Look after your garden furniture

Buying covers for your garden furniture or storing it in your shed over winter is a good way to protect it. If you do still use it in winter make sure you give it a little DIY makeover with some weatherproof varnish. You will be so pleased come springtime, that you protected it.

Fragrant Home

I love a fragrant home and winter m think of cinnamon and spice and gingerbread and cotton scents and pine…so many lovely scents. Making your own home scents is really cost effective form candles to melts to potpourri. It can also be a lot of fun. Why not have a go at make a DIY reed diffuser by following this simple tutorial here

 

So there you go, a variety of simple DIY projects to make your home look and smell wonderful during the winter months!

 

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