5 Hip, Quick And Easy DIY Projects For The Home

Got any weekend plans? With spring only a month away, you may be itching for a little home improvement fun. Believe it or not, these hip and easy DIY projects can be knocked out in a just a few days — and in some case, less than a day! Read on for inspiration and ideas, or tell us your favorite “DIY Weekend Warrior” plans for sprucing up your home this spring!

#1. Install a tile accent wall.

It may seem like a large undertaking, but installing a tile accent wall is not as tricky as it may seem. Whether you’ve been dreaming of a natural stone backsplash in your kitchen, a subway tile surround for your master bathroom garden tub, or a wood-look tile accent wall behind your TV room cabinetry, the RTA Store can help! Click here to browse our beautiful backsplash tile, and click here for great how-to instructions on wall work remodeling projects.

#2. Craft a Roman shade for the kitchen or bath.

According to Better Homes & Gardens, crafting a Roman Shade is one of the easiest window treatments ever! With a few supplies and only few dollars, you can whip one up in mere minutes. Best of all, this custom window treatment is so simple; you can change it out with the seasons. Click here for an instructional video from BHG.

#3. Make a family message center.

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In today’s fast-paced world, it’s nice to have a family message center in your home. It may be as simple as chalkboard paint on a blank wall, or framing out a square in your open concept kitchen, with colorful paint, glass, and a ledge for dry erase markers. Use it for shopping and to-do lists, or to leave little notes for the people you love.

#4. Create a charging station.

If you can’t go anywhere without your smartphone, but seem to misplace it more than once a day, a centralized charging station may just be the solution to your problem. Instead of ugly cords all over the house, pick a spot in your laundry room or open concept kitchen, and click here to check out these 20 genius DIY phone charging station ideas from House Beautiful.

#5. Build a better boot tray for the entryway.

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Store-bought boot trays are practical in every way. Lacking style, a rubber boot tray is probably the last thing you want to see in your entryway — but it does serve an important purpose. This spring, protect your flooring from April showers and mud by building a better boot tray. Click here for some amazing DIY entryway boot tray ideas from Family Handyman.

At The RTA Store we help make your dream home a reality with RTA (Ready To Assemble) and Pre-Assembled cabinets and accessories. Whether it’s your kitchen bathroom, laundry room, home office, bar room or TV room, we offer the same (if not better) quality you would find at any retail store, but for a fraction of the price. Stop by our website or give us a call and let us make your dreams come true with the help of our free room design tool!