If we changed our homes as much as we really wanted to, our wallets would surely notice. Every year new “trends” come and go so trying to commit to one can get overwhelming. Surprisingly, there are a lot of do-it-yourself options that won’t break the bank and can easily provide an update with zero commitment!

1. Kitchen Cabinets

An easy way to refresh your kitchen cabinets is adding paint or applying a new wood finish or stain. Also adding new hardware like stainless steel handles or knobs can dramatically change the look of your kitchen.

2. Accent Wall

Floral fabrics and wallpaper is in this year. To tackle this trend, adding a floral accent wall can be as easy as finding your favorite printed wallpaper an applying it to a single wall in any room. It is perfect in place of a headboard in a bedroom or in the living areas of your home.

3. Peel-and-Stick Backsplash

Peel-and-stick backsplashes are a zero-commitment way to refresh any kitchen or bathroom. There are a ton of options when it comes to peel-and-stick backsplashes; a bold pattern can help you make a statement in either rooms.

4. Biophilia

Biophilia; the tendency of humans to gravitate towards nature. This trend incorporates natural materials such as, stone, wood, plant life and natural light. Adding house plants in pots with texture is a super easy and affordable way to make your home a natural escape. Plus, house plants can help improve air quality and create a feeling of well-being.

5. Laminates for Surfaces

Protect your surfaces with laminates. There are a variety of prints available for countertop laminates that start as low as $10.