A few weeks ago I enjoyed visiting some dear friends who recently purchased their first home. As we were talking about DIY projects I realized that I was full of tidbits of information on where to find all sorts of stuff! A trip to Home Depot or Lowe’s can provide you with the basics, but if you really want to tackle a long-postponed project this weekend, here are a few pointers and resources.
1. Paint Matching
If you are trying to match a paint color, be sure to visit the most comprehensive site I have seen yet! (If you have others, please share them!) http://www.colorcharts.org/cc/
2. Wall Decals
Want to add some splash to a room? Check out these fun ideas at www.dalidecals.com
3. Replace Hardware and Knobs
Another easy way to change the look of a room is by changing the hardware or knobs on cabinets or dressers. There are so many choices available, but my favorite place to shop is http://www.myknobs.com/
4. New Faucets
Changing a faucet is not as hard as I thought!
So long as you have the right tools the folks at Faucet Depot make it easy!
5. New Lighting Fixtures
Maybe not a DIY project for everyone, but changing an existing light fixture can be done fairly simply- be sure to check for the safest way to tackle this one as to not cause injury or incident! Get inspired by checking out: http://www.lampsplus.com I often find a good selection at Home Goods and Target.
Hope you and yours enjoy a long & productive holiday weekend!