10 High-Impact Home Upgrades That Are Deceptively Simple

Luxurious home upgrades are usually accompanied by construction crews, headaches, and insane expenses.

Because most of us can’t leave for a few months while people gut the place or drop thousands of dollars in the process, opulent upgrades typically never make it past Pinterest. Since home blogging is now a pretty big deal, however, plenty of options have opened up for those of us who don’t have wads of money to throw at contractors!

Here are 10 high-impact home upgrades that aren’t crazy difficult (and won’t break the bank).

Make rooms look more spacious by attaching inexpensive framed mirrors to closet doors and painting them to match.

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Unexpected pops of color are always a hit, so have some fun and paint the inside of your closet.

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Add interest to your bathroom by mixing tiles. You could use small subway tiles for your backsplash and larger ones on the tub!

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If you don’t feel like spending a fortune on new drawer pulls, upgrade the ones you have with metallic paint.

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Make that spare room useful all the time by building a platform and using it for hidden storage.

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Install accordion windows to bridge the gap between outside and in.

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Create a secret room by trading in your door for a hinged bookshelf.

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Install a hidden mini fridge in your kitchen island for storing important things like white wine and beer

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Install a hidden mini fridge in your kitchen island for storing important things like white wine and beer

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Why waste all that space under the stairs? Install a bookshelf that’s functional and has visual appeal.

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Which ones will you going to try? That storage staircase is calling my name. Just remember that at the end of the day, making your friends jealous is all that matters.

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