25 Low Budget Home Improvement Ideas With Big Impact

Need some of the handiest home improvement ideas? And probably you want the most budget conscious ideas as well? Yep, here we have 25 simple and budget for you.

All of them handy and, most of them terribly easy and budget-friendly. Let’s take a look.

1. Get fresher Tile and Tube: Paint Them!

Get fresher Tile and Tube Paint Them!
Variety by Vashti

Boring with the old and all-white tile and tube? Change the color. No, won’t need new tile or tube. All you need is a good paint. For example, you can use a good quality rust-oleum cover stain primer/sealer to cover the surfaces.

2. Faux Wood Backsplash

Faux Wood Backsplash
All Things With Purpose

Need to add warm air to your kitchen? It’s easy. Fix a wood backsplash. Yes, you understand very well that wood can be expensive. So, fix some faux wood backsplash instead, like this example. You can have the look and the air, but in more reasonable budget.

3. A Dresser for Kitchen Island

Dresser for Kitchen Island
Dear Creatives

So you want to have a kitchen island without having to buy the real island? If you have a spare or unused dresser, you can use it as a small kitchen island. Just layer the surface with granite or the similar stuff (like an ordinary island), and you have your charming budget kitchen island.

4. Fresh Up The Entryway

Fresh Up The Entryway
Home RemediesRX

You know what? You can turn the boring atmosphere of the house by decorating the entryway. It won’t deplete your wallet, and you can feel the result right away. All you need to do is to brows the thrift shop around your house and find the right stuff for your decoration jobs.

5. A Fresh Bathroom with a Dab of Paint

Fresh Bathroom with a Dab of Paint
One Good Thing

You can often change your mood by changing the color of your surroundings. For example, paint the dresser in the bathroom with an altogether different color. Done it? Now you can feel the atmosphere change almost instantly.

6. A Simple Hack: Make Your Own Shaker Doors

Simple Hack Make Your Own Shaker Doors
Jennifer Squires

If you happen to like shaker door but your house only has simple flat doors, don’t worry. You can turn the doors into shaker doors in an instant. Just like the example, add strips of plywood to the doors. And paint them white. You have shaker doors now.

7. The Simplest Home Ideas Improvement: Glitter the Fan

The Simplest Home Ideas Improvement
My DIY Projects

Still with the paint, now turn your attention to your ceiling fan. Now find some metallic spray paint and get it into action. Now you can see the fan (that previously rusty and outdated) shines in all glory-just from a can of paint.

8. Accent the Wall with Pallet Wall

Accent the Wall with Pallet Wall
How To Build It

Don’t throw away the pallets that come with your packages. Use them to accent your wall. The recycled woods are really handy and cheap means to improve the mood of the room. Just try it, just like the example –and feel the warmness and the joy.

9. An Industrial Touch with Concrete Countertop

Industrial Touch with Concrete Countertop
Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

One of the most recent popular interior style is the industrial look. Now, if you’re a fan of it, try this inexpensive concrete countertop. Not only the industrial touch, have you also got the rustic air –which is cool.

10. Makeover the Stair with this Home Ideas Improvement

Makeover the Stair with this Home Ideas Improvement
Design*Sponge

The old staircase can be your better focal point with, again, your faithful paint. But, not only the new paint here, you also need a stair runner. See the example? With only a simple trick, your old staircase turns into a brand new one.

11. A Home Ideas Improvement: Paint the Floor

Home Ideas Improvement Paint the Floor
Remington Avenue

No need to line up the floor with linoleum to have a new look. You only need to paint the floor and everything will fresh again. If your creativity is at its peak, you can also paint it with patterns, as this example here.

12. Paint the Sink

Paint the Sink
At Charlotte’s House

Colors will always atract our attention. So, why not paint the sink? You can refresh the outdated sink with a dab of paint –and make it up-to-date. See this tutorial for the detail.

13. Makeover the Fireplace

Makeover the Fireplace
At Home In The Northwest

A touch of brass will add elegance to your fireplace. You don’t need to find the genuine brass here. All you need is a heat-resistant spray paint and a deft hand. Spray the fireplace parts just like the picture.

14. Upgrade the Light Fixture with this Home Ideas Improvement

Upgrade the Light Fixture with this Home Ideas Improvement
At Home in the Northwest

Light fixtures are the next stuff you need to makeover. Turn your old and boring light fixtures with the new ones. For inspiration, the picture is a great example.

15. Upgrade the Fixtures As Well

Upgrade the Fixtures As Well
Bless’er House

A quality fixture can cost a fortune, especially if you want to go on budget mode. Fortunately you can upgrade it only a small tweak: spray it a bit, and your fixture will shine like new again.

16. Spruce Up the Chair

Spruce Up the Chair
A Pinterest Addict

Still with spray paint, you can use it to upgrade the chairs’ look. As a note, find paint especially for fabric. The picture show you the result. It make your chairs shining in an instant.

17. Don’t Forget to Paint the Door Knobs

Don’t Forget to Paint the Door Knobs
Thrifty Decor Chick

Yes, don’t forget to paint the door knobs. Door knobs maybe the most overlooked stuff in the house. But, once you give it attention, it will you the most needed fresh accent to freshen the house.

18. An Elegant Lamp

An Elegant Lamp
Design Meet Style

You can turn an outdated lamp into an up-to-date one with paint as well. Spray the lampshade with your favorite color. This example shows you that its inner parts with newly sprayed gold paint. The result is so elegant.

19. Budget Alternatif Curtain Rods

Budget Alternatif Curtain Rods
7 Layer Studio

Use your unused PVC pipe as the cheap alternative of curtain rods. This way you can save enough money, and can have wider range of curtain rods alternative. For detail, see the picture.

20. Stain for Banister Transformation

Stain for Banister Transformation
Creations by Kara

If your house has a rather out-of-date stairs, don’t replace it. Stain it instead. Use the now trendy shade of stain to cover it again –and you can see the result instantly.

21. Redo the Mailbox

Redo the Mailbox
Don’t Disturb This Groove

A neglected mailbox only makes your house look deserted. Coat it with your favvorite paint and, there it goes: a cute and fresh mailbox.

22. Give a Frame to the Mirror

Give a Frame to the Mirror
My Cottage Charm

You can refresh your bathroom by framing the mirror. If you have boring frameless mirror, upgrade its look by a frame. Fix a simple frame, just like this example, and your bathroom will shine like new.

23. Add Corbel to Your Kichen Cabinet

Add Corbel to Your Kichen Cabinet
sublime-decor.com

You can upgrade your kitchen just by giving it corbels. Put it under the kitchen cabinet and it will give you the elegance to your kitchen. It won’t cost you a ton either.

You can upgrade your kitchen just by giving it corbels. Put it under the kitchen cabinet and it will give you the elegance to your kitchen. It won’t cost you a ton either.

24. Plinth Blocks for a Fuller Look

Plinth Blocks for a Fuller Look
The Handyman’s Daughter

As you can see from the pictures, a plinth block can make big difference to your house. It gives a sense of fuller and finished look. It also give nice detail and elegance to the house.

25. A Rustic Board and Batten Wall

Rustic Board and Batten Wall
By The Stand

Add a rustic board and batten wall to your wall. Try it. It’s an inexpensive and charming way to improve your house look. It also gives you a special touch of style to the house.

Be sure to bookmark this home improvement ideas list, so it will come handy in time you need it as reference some other time!