Here are four DIY ways to update your home decor with materials you may already have on hand…

If your home decor is boring you or looking tired, here are some easy DIY update ideas you can consider without buying anything new…

Paint a rug

Raid your kids’ arts and crafts supplies and use acrylic paint to revamp plain rugs by painting simple patterns or stripes. You could also use leftover chalk paint.

Make art

And talking about paint, if you have some you could update the art around your home with new DIY pieces created by following online painting tutorials. There are so many helpful videos on YouTube, from easy tutorials to help beginners get started and more advanced ones to inspire confident artists looking for a challenge.

Pull the wool over

Use leftover wool to make mini pom-poms or tassels and sew them around the edges of scatter cushions or throw blankets for a cute and cosy update.

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Colour in the linen

If you’re tired of your neutral bed linen, dye it. Use fabric dye and either create a solid colour or look up tie-dye techniques for an on-trend boho update. You could also use fabric paint to add pattern and colour to cushion covers.