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Image credit - Photographee.eu / Shutterstock.com Rather than viewing them as the bane of your life, you should see DIY as an achievement once completed and believe it or not, home renovations don’t need to be a nightmare. Now is the perfect time to get started so for those who are naturally crafty or those who are dreading the paintbrush, take a look at these easy DIY ideas, which are sure to give your home a new lease of life in a weekend. One of the most affordable DIY projects is painting old furniture. Wooden dining chairs or wooden stairs look impressive and updated with a quick lick of paint. Dare to be bold? Alternate your colours with matching pastels or bright bursts of blue and red. Paint is the quickest way to transform an old piece of furniture and have you ever thought about what you’re going to do with the spare pots you have from decorating years ago? Use up old tester pots of paint on bannisters to revive tired wood, bringing a splash of colour and personality to the home. Paint old wardrobes, tables and how about changing the colour of your front door? Painting skirting boards is another easy way to uplift your home. Sunshine yellow will instantly boost your room but greys and black also look equally as impressive. A pot of blackboard paint can also be useful. How about turning one of your kitchen cupboards into a


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