Home Decorating, DIY Tutorials, & Shenanigans
Your painting budget will depend on which rooms you’re hoping to give a new splash of color. For example, HomeAdvisor pegs painting a bathroom — usually the smallest room in the house — somewhere between $150 and $350, while a 330-square-foot living room might cost as much as $2,000. The national average cost to build an addition is $49,562, according to estimates from HomeAdvisor.
Start with anything that comes in a roll, such as sheet vinyl, which looks better and lasts longer than it used to. Loose-lay sheet vinyl is unique because it doesn’t require adhesive. It’s an ideal solution for covering surfaces such as painted concrete, to which adhesives don’t adhere well. Create extra storage in a snap with kits for bookcases, shelving, or cabinetry that you assemble yourself.
Or, start small— you don’t necessarily have to paint your entire house. Investing in …