My biggest and best room makeovers of 2019! from Thrifty Decor Chick

My biggest and best room makeovers of 2019! from Thrifty Decor Chick


Hi hi there! I’m back again! I hope you have had a attractive holiday break season! In the previous thirty day period we’ve traveled to Florida (Disney), Chicago (entertaining and function) and California (Disney once more! to be part of my partner on a operate trip). I slept for 12 several hours previous night and am completely ready to usher in the new yr! ūüôā¬†

Normally by now I have every single little bit of Christmas down, some decluttering performed and tons of cleansing started off…but appropriate now all the things is still up and the household is an absolute pit. I am just likely with the circulation. We’ll begin out the new year accomplishing all of all those points instead!¬†

Currently I’m psyched to share my major and ideal Do-it-yourself tasks of the calendar year! I was wondering of what to share and couldn’t come up with a ton at initial. And then I began hunting by means of our residence and recognized I was very productive. Which is generally a great emotion!¬†

1. Business office transformation with built ins

I finally tackled the back again wall in my place of work this calendar year! The area went from this: 

Adding built in wall of bookcases (before)
Built in bookcases using kitchen cabinets

There are a few a lot more assignments I plan to deal with in here this coming calendar year. Are not able to wait around! 

2. Small kitchen projects insert up to a whole lot of character

I did a TON of minimal Diy initiatives in our kitchen this year. Separately they may not be considerably, but all round they made a significant big difference. Here is how the kitchen appeared in advance of: 

light gray island white kitchen

And listed here it is now, soon after an island makeover, light rails included to the cabinets and constructed in storage upcoming to the fridge: 

Extending the sides of kitchen island

Here’s one more seem prior to:¬†

Gray island with butcher block

Here is a further glance at the following! (It is really like Where’s Waldo of tiny Do it yourself jobs!):¬†

Light gray island with butcher block counters




3. Fireplace character with mdf trim

One of my beloved projects of the year was a person of the most economical! I painted our major fire wall very last 12 months, but experienced constantly prepared to include a thing to it:

Cyberspace accent fireplace wall
Adding grid design to accent wall for character
How to get a large coffee table for half the price

I have a new rug on the way for this house and I cannot wait!! I imagine it is heading to be charming in below. 

4. Toy and match storage that appears wonderful 

Our basement bought some awareness this year as well. I desired to use this lengthy wall for storage (but it had to glimpse superior!). 

Wall of toy and game storage how-to
Create a wall of toy storage and picture ledges

5. Pretty mud home makeover 

I was gung ho on a mud/laundry room makeover earlier this 12 months and only bought half of it carried out. The aspect that is finished seems to be fairly wonderful while! Here’s how the home appeared in advance of:¬†

mud and laundry room combo

laundry and mud room with shiplap wall built ins

I have huge strategies for this space that I will share with you soon! 

6. Master bedroom makeover with wallpaper

Our master acquired some updates as nicely. We have been capable to get the hardwoods (that operate by the rest of the major stage) mounted and we Love it! Here is how the space seemed with the carpet: 

Dark gray tray ceiling with wood beams
Grasscloth wallpaper how to

I nevertheless want to paint almost everything less than the trim — it is really a huge challenge so I’ve been putting it off for the new year.¬†

7. Introducing character to major wall with trim 

Dining area with built in window seat and bookcases
Adding trim boxes to wall for character

It was just what the area desired! Paint and molding make these a major variation! 

8. Hanging wallpaper in compact hallway 

How to change a recessed light to pendant

And right here it is with the wallpaper I love SO SO much: 

blue and white floral wallpaper hallway

You can see all of the specifics and how to set up wallpaper listed here!

I also painted the ceiling, adjusted out the door trim and transformed out the shade on the pendant:

Kamala Baker wallpaper

9. New patio with hearth pit 

And final but not minimum — the new patio in our yard! I failed to do this 1 myself, but I did all of the finishing touches! I will not have a true right before of our yard, but this is how it seemed right immediately after they concluded the patio:¬†

Covered back porch with patio

This is how it looked right after I extra the ending touches to it!: 

Large patio with rounded fire pit area

Patio off of covered back patio

I planted all of the vegetation (all found on clearance) and did the landscape lights as well. We definitely Like it out there and approach to incorporate additional landscaping in the up coming yr: 
Dark gray hardiplank with white trim back patio

There you go! I attempted to round this up to ten projects but these nine had been the greatest and finest. ) I am thrilled with what I achieved this calendar year and can not wait to start on new projects! I am always so prepared to get my hands on a little something new this time of 12 months. 

I’ll be back with my household options for the new 12 months before long! Have a safe and enjoyment new yr!¬†

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