Home is where the heart is and you're about to get it. This guide will teach you how to turn your living room into a cozy, inviting space that makes you feel like home.
This DIY living room remodel can be done in just a few hours! You'll first need to decide what colors you want in your living room, then find out how much paint and tools you'll need. In this project, we're using a combination of furniture from IKEA and Home Depot with home décor from Pottery Barn along with some DIY ideas to create the perfect living room for any budget. Have fun, enjoy this colorful adventure!
What will you need?
Some things you'll need to complete this project:
-Furniture from Ikea and Home Depot
-Home decor from home stores
How to find the right paint colors
There are a few ways you can find the right colors for your living room. The first is to visit a paint store and try out different shades. You can also add complementary colors in your living room with the help of a paint chip from Home Depot or IKEA.
If you're looking for inspiration, images on Pinterest are a great resource for finding color schemes that will go well with any home décor style. If you have an Instagram account, you'll find more inspiration by following other DIYers who share their work on the site.
Painting your living room
Paint is one of the most important steps in this process. Choose a color, and then decide how much paint you want to use. You'll need paint rollers, brushes, tape, drop cloths and workspace.
Decide on a color palette for your living room and figure out what colors you want to use. If you're going with a neutral color scheme like navy blue or tan, try using multiple shades of that color. For example, choose two different shades of navy blue, one more subtle and one more intense, and mix them together to create an unusual grayish-blue hue.
Making Your Own DIY Wall Art
Wall art can transform any room in your house, and this DIY living room remodel project is no exception. A wall painting is an easy way to make a statement without breaking the bank. If you don't know where to start or want some inspiration, these photos will help you get started on your own DIY wall art.
This project will cost $30 if all materials are purchased at a store like Michaels or Home Depot and all paint is purchased at a store like Lowe's. Even if you have to spend time and money on finding a cheap paint color, it'll be worth it when you create something unique for your home.
Finding furniture for the living room
Before you start your DIY living room, you'll need furniture. To find the right pieces for your space, start by looking online. You can go to stores or search on Pinterest to see what's available. If you're trying to keep things budget-friendly, consider getting pieces that are already in your home or reusing old furniture in a new setting.
Use these tips to make sure your furniture is durable and sturdy:
The most important piece of furniture is typically the floor. Make sure it's strong enough to hold the weight of your sofa and other heavier pieces without buckling or breaking.
Add legs so that furniture doesn't wobble when you walk around it.
Make sure that the backrests on chairs aren't too high off the ground and don't put any strain on the knees of guests sitting in them.
It should also be safe if children climb on them or if pets jump up on them from time-to-time!
When choosing a sofa, ask yourself how many people will want to sit on it at once because more than one person will often want to use it at a time.
Adding a touch of home décor with DIY ideas
The first thing you should do is pick out your colors. You'll need to decide what color scheme you want for your living room. Then, the next step is choosing furniture from IKEA and Home Depot.
Once your furniture arrives, it's time to paint! This will be the easiest part of this DIY project as you'll just need a few hours to paint all of your furniture pieces. Next, it's time to add some DIY elements such as pillows and curtains.
Make sure you take pictures throughout the process so that your finished product can be documented and saved for years to come!
DIY Home Décor Ideas
Paint colors are the first step in any DIY home décor project. Before you start painting, take a look at your walls and furniture to see what colors would be best for the room. Your paint colors should go well with the existing décor so that it doesn't clash with anything.
You'll also have to decide on the size of your living room which will determine what furniture you'll need. You can choose between small or large rooms, depending on your budget and how much space you want to fill up. Sometimes you can get away with as little as one couch and a coffee table if your space is small enough. If you're looking for more seating, an ottoman or love seat can fit in a smaller space without taking up too much room.
Now that you've decided what color scheme and furniture you want in your living room, it's time to decide how much paint and tools you'll need to make this DIY project a success! The amount of paint needed depends on how many coats of paint you'll be applying. For example, if you're painting 3 coats of paint then each coat will need about 1 gallon of paint, which means 4 gallons total. For tools such as a brush roller, painter's tape and roller tray, plan on spending about $100-200 total for this project.
Where To Find Furniture For The Living Room
You'll need a few pieces of furniture to start the project. Choose a couple at IKEA, Home Depot, Walmart, or Target. Then choose some themed décor from Pottery Barn or DIY something yourself!
This guide will teach you how to turn your living room into a cozy, inviting space that makes you feel like home. First, you will need to decide what colors you want in your living room and find out how much paint and tools you'll need. In this project, we're using a combination of furniture from IKEA and Home Depot with home décor from Pottery Barn along with some DIY ideas to create the perfect living room for any budget. Have fun, enjoy this colorful adventure!