Spring means sunshine, picnics in the park and maybe even some cleaning. You may feel at a loss while eliminating credit card debt. Therefore, if your home needs to be refreshed or redecorated without spending a lot, check out these spring DIY home projects.
3 Affordable Spring DIY Home Projects
The last thing you need is to go to a department store and make unessential purchases if you are paying off high interest credit cards. These spring DIY home projects cost between zero dollars to $100 if you get fancy.
Soon it will be warm enough to open up the windows, there will be enough ventilation to do some painting. Paint can go a long way in spring DIY home projects. While it depends on your current supplies, the cost of this project is very affordable with a big impact.
Paint can be applied to walls, furniture, shutters, doors… Take a look around and see if there are any lack luster items that might benefit from a fresh coat of paint. There are a ton of ideas on our Pinterest board DIY & Decorating on a Dime. Plus, you can evaluate the outside of your home as well for any painting opportunities.
There are a few easy and affordable landscaping projects to help brighten up your property. Simple and totally free projects include raking and cleaning up anything that was left out from the previous fall or winter.
Mulch is a great project to tackle. Rather than changing your entire landscape design, laying some mulch around the base of trees and bushes can really make the landscape stand out. It’s one of the easier spring DIY home projects.
Adding lattice or building some planter boxes out of scrap wood can also make a big impact. You may even have all or most of the supplies already in the garage. Try finding plans online or making a list if you need to head to the store to avoid unnecessary credit card swipes and continue reducing credit card debt.
Cleaning & Organizing
Last but not least, cleaning and organizing can make an amazing change in the home. As you are sweeping, washing and moving furniture around, you may be struck with an idea. A chair might look better in the other corner or another room; a basket from over there could be used for organizing remotes or magazines.
You may also find some home decor pieces that you haven’t used in a while, stashed away in a closet or the attic. To continue avoiding consumer debt, put these items back into the rotation.