5 Weekend DIY Jobs


There are tutorials for almost anything online, but when it comes to getting stuck into renovations, experience is key. If you haven’t done much DIY, these weekend jobs are a great way to get some experience. Not to mention, these small jobs will make a huge difference in the way your home feels.


Add a feature wall


This little task adds vibrance and warmth to any room, without being too hard or time consuming to undertake.

Grab yourself a quality primer from your local hardware store, before picking out a new colour or pattern for the wall.

Remember to plan your time carefully, as you have to allow for drying and multiple coats. We’d recommend starting Friday evening after work for the best results.


Change up your door handles


You use them every day, yet a lot of us don’t take much notice of how they look. Changing out door handles is an easy way to add personal flare throughout any home.


Paint a chalkboard


Whether it’s for the kids, or to write your ‘to-do’ list on, painting a feature chalkboard wall can look great in any home.

Chalkboard paint is cheap and easy to apply… plus it can go almost anywhere – the possibilities for how you use it are endless!

Painting on a feature wall can be a great way to make your space stand out.


Build a book shelf


It’s not as hard as it sounds. We promise.

Find the perfect space in your home – think high spaces, but also small cozy areas like under stairs.

Once you’ve sorted the location, head down to your local hardware store and purchase everything you’ll need. It’s not expensive and can look great while also helping de-clutter your home.


Craft a lampshade


This is one of the easiest ways to give any room in your home that well-needed lift. Go a step further by making your own, for a touch of personal flare.

Get creative with the material, as they can be made out of almost anything. Just remember to only use products which can withstand the heat of a light bulb.

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