On Refinery29’s Sweet Digs, we take a look inside the sometimes small, sometimes spacious homes of millennial women.
They say decor offers endless options and that a coat of paint or a patterned couch can turn a familiar space into something unrecognizably new. But when power tools get involved, the options truly become endless: it starts with installing the shelves you’ve been putting off, then you’re emboldened to hang everything on your walls. Then you learn to make a little stool, join a ceramics class so you have a vase to set on the stool. The rush of making your space your own using your own hands is unlike any other.
So, in the name of inspiration, here are three mini-renovations you can try for under $150 each. Because when you rely on your own trusty hands and the treasure trove that is Craigslist, you can make any space elevated, upbeat, and completely unique.
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