So many projects, not enough time. That's our thought at the close of every weekend. Friday brings with it the best of home-decor intentions — let's redo a closet, and the outside trim could use a coat of paint! Then, life comes along and we have relatives in town, wedding showers to throw, and crucial fall TV to watch (priorities). Once again, our bed-building, kitchen-renovating ideas prove to be nothing but dreams. There's a lot going on, but those projects shouldn't fall off the bottom of the list.
The key to successful home improvement is choosing digestible assignments that, while only taking a couple hours to complete, still have huge impact. So, we picked 10 medium-level projects that don't require hiring a contractor or going all in at a designer furniture showroom. Even so, they'll produce the kind of results that'll make your friends think you've been DIYing in all your free time for months. From painting ceilings to reframing mirrors, these tasks are truly worth your precious, little time. Even better, see if those relatives can lend a hand.