DIY: 25 top tips for home makeovers

Paint is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to transform a room and for the more adventurous, a few rolls of wallpaper can create a luxurious new atmosphere. Meanwhile, upcycling a tired piece of furniture will give it an entirely new look.

To avoid DIY disasters, planning is key. Don’t even think about picking up that paintbrush until you’ve read our expert tips...

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