DIY Updates and Makeovers – Home Matters

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The features this week are all about DIY updates and makeovers. You’ll find that our talented bloggers have shared beginner to intermediate DIY projects. I’m sure you’ll get some inspiration when viewing this week’s features. Enjoy!

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photo collage of featured updates and makeovers projects


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Donna @ Modern On MonticelloFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram

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Mel @ Decor, Craft, DesignTwitter | Pinterest | Instagram

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Allyson @ Southern SunflowersFacebook | Pinterest | Instagram

Before we get to the weekly features, I thought you’d like to see my DIY makeover of a thrift store bulletin board. Go check out how it looked before the makeover and see how I made my messy bow.

completed makeover of a thrift store bulletin board with paint and messy bow


Meagan, at Decorative Inspirations, shares how she updated her plastic patio furniture with chalk paint and a stencil. I’m loving the stencil design she used to makeover her little table! Hop over to her blog to see how her DIY project made her patio chairs and table look brand new!

updates and makeovers - painted plastic chairs and table with blue paint and a stenciled table

Junk is My Life gave an outdated side table a makeover to be proud of! She used blue milk paint and give the table a distressed look. Drop by her blog to see how she managed to breath new life into the table!

updates and makeovers - blue painted and distressed table with greenery arrangement on top

Fresh Vintage by Lisa, found a thrift store vintage table runner and used it to make a unique looking junk journal cover. The stitching on the fabric is so pretty and delicate looking. Head over to her blog to see her ingenious way to cover holes in vintage fabric!

updating and makeovers - diy vintage fabric junk journal cover with floral stitching

Our Clover House, is showing off this awesome sunflower bedspread. Ya’ll know how much I love sunflowers! I have a guest room that needs a makeover and when I spotted this at the party, I knew it would become an option for my guest bedding. Visit her blog to see what the reverse side of the bedspread looks like!

sunflower patterned bedspread on bed with pillows

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10 thoughts on “DIY Updates and Makeovers – Home Matters”

  1. I’m so thrilled to see my junk journal as part of the feature!
    Thank you so much.
    xo Lisa S

  2. Thanks again for hosting this lovely party every week! I know how much time goes into doing so and I want you to know that it is greatly appreciated!! Stay safe, healthy and happy!!

  3. Hey Allyson,
    I just got back from vacation and the first thing I saw was my updated patio set was featured. Thank you so much, it was such a lovely surprise to come back too. Hope you had a great week. Looking forward to this weeks party.

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