4 Simple Projects You Can Complete In Your New Home This Spring

The sun is shining and flowers are blooming. This can only mean one thing, it’s time for Spring – the season of rebirth! While you and your family may be looking forward to spending more time outdoors, the April showers may put a damper on your plans. If you can’t go out, make the most of your time staying in by upgrading and personalizing your new home with these family-friendly home DIYs.

Personalize Your Front Door

Owning a home allows you the freedom to make your home uniquely yours before you even walk through the door. Welcome yourself home with a front door that is exclusively you. Painting your front door is the perfect way to add a pop of color to the exterior of your home. This special touch is a great way to set your home apart from the rest on the block.1

Upgrade Your Kitchen with a Beautiful Backsplash

Show your personality by adding a backsplash to your kitchen. This project is easier than you think! There are many ways to install backsplash, but if you’re looking for the simplest one, using woven polyester wallpaper allows you to change your kitchen in a flash. The self-adhesive paper lays like a dream and the best part? It’s only temporary, allowing you to update your backsplash at any time!

Looking for something a little more personal? Try collecting stones from your favorite locations to create a backsplash full of your best memories. For more of a rustic look, you can easily turn old pallets into a beautiful piece of art for your kitchen.

From tile to wallpaper to wood and beyond, when it comes to the backsplash for your kitchen the possibilities are limitless.

Enjoy Fresh Herbs From Your Pallet Herb Garden

Turn your backyard into your family’s own personal herb garden with this DIY. This intricate project is one for your whole family to enjoy. Not only will creating this pallet herb garden bring some much-needed quality time for your family, but it will continue to bring your family together for years to come with delicious herbs for every meal.

Add Some Warmth With A Fire Pit

With warm spring days comes chilly nights making this the perfect time to add a fire pit to your home’s backyard. Gather some tools, gravel, and bricks and you and your family will be roasting marshmallows around the fire in your new home in just a few easy steps. This personal touch will be the picture-perfect centerpiece for entertaining guest in your backyard. Owning your home will allow your family and friends to play by your rules

When you make the leap from renting to owning, you can enjoy the freedom that being a homeowner allows by adding DIY upgrades that will bring personality to your space— with fewer restrictions and without breaking the bank.


1Most Starlight communities require HOA approval before making certain changes, like exterior door color.
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