05/21/2013 03:53 pm ET Updated May 21, 2013

10 Ridiculously Easy Home Upgrades From House Beautiful's June Issue


Believe it or not, there are such things as easy home upgrades. In fact, House Beautiful has come up with 15 simple updates that will give your space a new look without making you want to pull your hair out. We got an exclusive look at the fun ideas from the magazine's June issue -- here's 10 of our favorites.

Scroll through and let us know: which will you be trying in your home? And be sure to head over to House Beautiful to see the full list and pick up a copy of the June issue on stands May 28.

1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.
2. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.
3. Set up an outdoor room -- anywhere, any way you can.
4. Dress your bed in all white for the summer. It's like floating on a cloud.
5. Paint your home office leafy green to create the feeling of a tree house.
6. Slipcovers!
7. Paint your bedroom closet a favorite color.
8. Plant a little garden -- even just a few flowers-- by every doorway that leads into the house.
9. Use mirrors -- they add and spread light wherever they're used.
10. Don't just clean up a room -- put away all the stuff that's accumulated on every flat surface.

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