Working on small or big DIY home projects can give you a sense of satisfaction. Doing things for yourself to bring in your creative side and change the look of some corner of your house cannot be matched to any other feeling. With the increasing trend of creating something of your own, people have started investing more time and effort in making things on their own rather than blindly buying them from a fancy store.
So if you too are fond of creating something of your own, then here are some ideas for weekend projects that can be done on the weekend. You would definitely love some of these ideas to create something innovative and can bring a difference to your space.
Wallpapers have been a huge inspiration to change the whole look of your room instantaneously. After the use of wallpapers has commercially increased, companies have come in to bring different varieties and designs on Stick on wall paper. If you have thought of bringing change to your space, be it a kid’s room or study room, or living room, there are hundreds of designs and patterns that are available. You can select any one design that you find amazing and just change the complete look of your room on the weekend. This project can be completed in just one day. For this, you have to keep in mind that you acknowledge the proper lighting of the room to select a new wallpaper. Try to choose the wallpaper that enhances the look of the room by using the natural lighting within the room.
You can start by scraping off the unwanted lesions or abrasions on your walls using a sand block so that the wall has an even texture. It is important that the surface is smooth and free of any uneven bumps as it would affect the smooth texture of the wallpaper. Once you are done with scraping off the bumps using a sand block, you can move ahead with washing. Start by washing the walls with soap water. This will help in getting rid of any dirt or dust that is still there. Once the soap water washes off the dirt, you can pour the plain water to wash off the soap water and allow the wall to dry off completely. Once the wall is dry, you can start by peeling the back of the wallpaper and carefully applying it to the sections of the wall that you want to highlight with wallpaper. You have to carefully apply the wallpaper Inch By Inch and apply proper force so that there is a smooth adherence of wallpaper. Only when all the necessary steps are followed will you have a smooth and amazing wall in front of you. Doing this small project all by yourself will also give you a sense of satisfaction just over a weekend.
To make this over a weekend, you don’t need to buy anything from a fancy store. All you are going to need is an old nightstand and some supplies to create something as astonishing as this. The best part is all of this can be done by you, so you will have contentment and pride by the end of the day, along with your outstanding artwork.
Take your old wooden nightstand to your garage or any place you can work freely. You can have different Paints and paintbrushes of different sizes, or you can also do this with the help of some leftover wallpaper you used in your previous projects. Start off by scraping off the old paint and abrasions with the help of A Sand block. Keep filing until you get a smooth and even texture on the stand. Once you are done with the filing, take a base paint color like white or beige and paint the whole stand inside out. You can also just stick to a wallpaper design. For this, you don’t need to add any base paint. You can simply start off by peeling the backer and pasting the wallpapers properly. You can use any floral or tropical wallpaper to create a refreshing look. But if you are going to paint the nightstand, you have to start with the base color. After the base color has dried up, paint the actual color you want to see on the nightstand. You can also draw some intricate designs with smaller paint brushes and contrasting shades. It is always recommended that you use more than one coat of the color you’re planning to paint your nightstand in.
You can make a bookshelf all by yourself. You can create your own storage places over a weekend, and you don’t have to spend an extra penny for it. You can create it by using any old piece of wood or cardboard that might be lying around in your garage. You just have to put together the corners in the form of a rectangle, and you have a boho bookshelf ready to be used. You can create a refreshing and astonishing look by adding visually appealing Paints and colors to these bookshelves. You can also cover the bookshelf with designer wallpapers to make it look as good as new. Once you are done with the decoration of the bookshelf, you can hang out on any wall where you feel the shelf would look good.
Once you create these amazing DIY projects, you will have a sense of contentment and will feel pride in putting together good work. This will bring a sense of satisfaction and will inspire you to do more work and create new things on your own. This way, your confidence in yourself will boost up, and this will also help you in other aspects of your life. If you find any of the ideas inspiring, do take a weekend to make these inspiring creations.