Mini home improvement projects that won’t drive you and your neighbours crazy

Cadence Loh
Lifestyle Editor

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Phase 1 is here, but life remains more or less the same for the majority of us who will continue to work from home until the third quarter of the year. Now that we are spending more time at home, do you find yourself noticing the little things like the clutter building up at home, the blank wall along your walkway or the increasing number of plastic bags? Why not embark on a home improvement project to jazz up the living areas and lift your spirits a little?

Try these easy-to-achieve mini-projects to freshen and better organize your home – primarily the living room, bedroom and kitchen. No painting, hacking or drilling so you can maintain peace with your neighbours. We promise maximum impact with minimum effort.

Hover your cursor over items and click for link to website. Happy sprucing up!

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LIVING ROOM

The largest space in the house where the entire family comes together definitely calls for more of your attention.

Create impact with wall decorations

Flower Wall Decal Stickers (Blue), DIY Art Decoration, $22.00


 

Wall Stickers & Murals Home Decor, $19.00

Dress up a plain wall with family photos

3D Acrylic Family Tree Photo Frames Wall Decal, $52.03

Photo Frames Wall decoration, 9Pcs (Color: Walnut), $85.47

Liven up your home with some greens

Indoor-Outdoor Macrame Plant Hanger, 41 Inches. All-Natural Hemp Rope Braided Securely to Hold Your Houseplants, Bird Feeder and Plant Holder, (for Home or Office), $65.09

Desktop Planter Vase and Geometric Container (Great For Succulent Plants, Air Plants, Mini Cactus, Faux Plants and More), White Ceramic/Brass (Set of 2), $44.59

 

 

BEDROOMS

Jazz up your bedroom and make it the ideal place for R&R.

These murals will bring a smile to your face 

The Little Prince Boy Stars Art Vinyl Wall Sticker Decals (Black), $22.13

 

Whimsical Dandelion Peel and Stick Giant Wall Decals, $23.88

 

Keep your paraphernalia in one place

Cute Unicorn Face Ceramic Trinket Ring Dish, $20.91

Catch-all Tray for Jewelry, Key, Coins, Phone, Wallet (Pack of 2). PU Leather, Small & Medium Sizes, (Blue Quicksand), $63.16

Create the mood with an aroma diffuser

Essential Oil Diffuser, 300ml, Quiet 5-in-1 Premium Humidifier, 7 LED Color Changing Light and Auto-Off Safety Switch, $36.99

Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser, 300ml, Cool Mist Humidifier, Wood Grain with 7 Color Changing Light, 9 hrs of Continuous Use. Quiet, suitable for Home/Bedroom/Office, $34.99

KITCHEN

With most of us cooking at home and buying more condiments with every supermarket run, it pays to invest in this area where you whip up three meals a day.

Organize your condiments and more

Stainless Steel Lazy Susan - 2 Tier Design, 360-degree Turntable, $19.26

3 Tier Rolling Cart, No Screw Metal Utility Cart, Easy Assembly, Sturdy Storage Trolley with Handles, Locking Wheels. For Kitchen, Garage, Home, Bedroom, Bathroom (Black), $59.99

Keep your grocery bags in place
Simple Human Wall Mount Grocery Bag Dispenser, Brushed Stainless Steel, $24.90 (was $28)

Malmo 1 x Stainless Steel Wall Mount Grocery Bag Dispenser (Blue), $23.96

 

Greater comfort with long, non-slip kitchen mats

Long non-slip kitchen mat, black & white marble print (Size: 40x60cm), $75.45

Long Kitchen Floor Mat, Waterproof/Oil Proof/Anti-Skid, PVC Leather Material, $155.41

What home improvement projects have you embarked on since you started working from home? Please share with us in the comments below!