31 Home Decor Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

You’re allowed to take shortcuts in life, especially if they make your house pretty.

1. If you need an easy way to hang a curtain rod, use Command hooks.

amazon.com

2. Repurpose your old rhinestone necklaces to make curtain tiebacks for a bohemian-inspired home.

dishfunctionaldesigns.blogspot.com

3. Easily switch out seasonal plants by placing your potted plants IN pots.

floridafriendlyplants.com

4. If you have an exposed closet or clothing rack, use colored tape to prettify your hangers.

diyordie.elleinterior.se

5. Use a hollowed out book to hide an unsightly router.

anamublog.com

6. Use a sharpie and draw a design on a light bulb to cast a neat shadow when the light is turned on.

101woonideeen.nl

7. Jute rope is a cheap way to add a rustic/nautical touch to any window dressing.

remodelista.com

8. Cut an inexpensive duvet cover in half to make curtains — the fabric will be doubled, creating its own “lining.”

blog.studiopebbles.com

9. If you’re looking for a subtle pop of color, paint the sides of your door.

radicalpossibility.com

10. Painting the sides of a dresser adds a delightful detail to a child’s room.

apartmenttherapy.com

11. Place a can under a candle in a large vase — you’ll use less filler AND the candle will sit straight!!

naptimedecorator.blogspot.com

12. Put your mouthwash in a decanter.

solutions.blair.com

13. Light an array of candles in an unused fireplace.

alvhemmakleri.se

14. Update an unsightly fan with ribbons and tape.

issuu.com

15. Coat the inside of a lampshade with glitter to create a cool reflective light effect.

de.dawanda.com

16. Half-painted walls will give the illusion of higher ceilings.

athomeinlove.com

17. Tie shower curtains on with bows instead of metal rings that rust.

etsy.com

18. Poke holes in a dark lampshade for a starry effect.

etsy.com

19. For a statement wall hanging, Staples does oversized prints called “engineer prints.”

realhousewivesofbuckscounty.com

20. A slim floating bookcase is a nice, clean way to add storage to dead space.

darncrafty.wordpress.com

21. Use embroidery floss to weave a welcome message onto your screen door.

poppytalk.com

22. For a space-saving lamp, hang a lightbulb on a cord off of a wall-mounted shelf bracket.

remodelista.com

23. If you’re hanging something heavy on your walls, use tape to measure the distance between two holes.

iheartnaptime.net

24. For a cheap and classy alternative to bookshelves, use stair treads and corbels.

tealandlime.com

25. Similarly, you can do the same thing to an ugly rubber mat using spray adhesive.

iammommahearmeroar.net

26. This handy website lets you see how your room will look with different paint colors.

mycolortopia.com