There’s a certain calmness in taking on DIY projects that you usually feel when you create something with your hands. That’s why we prepared home makeover ideas for you. If your home needs some sprucing up and you don’t know where to start your renovation, let this game tell you what DIY painting project you should be doing in your free time.

Play around and see what works for you!

DIY Painting Ideas | Game: Home Makeover Challenge | MyBoysen

Play ‘n’ Paint: Home Makeover Ideas

It’s all fun and games until you decided to take it seriously and roll up your sleeves. We put a difficulty level to set your expectations if you decide to take on the home makeover challenge. We also compiled relevant articles to serve as your painting or color guide to accomplish each home makeover idea.

Make my walls Zoom meeting-ready.

Difficulty level: Plain sailing

Show your co-workers your A-game! Prepare yourself and your backdrop before a Zoom call. Create an ideal workspace that will inspire you to get in the work groove. Click the post below to get some tips on how you can make your space virtually appealing.

Painting Ideas: Are Your Walls Zoom Meeting-Ready?

Spruce up my kitchen walls.

Difficulty level: Light and lovely

They say that food made with love is more delicious. That probably explains why grandma’s baked goodies taste better than commercially produced ones. Lively colors painted on your kitchen walls will get you in the mood to cook and bake with your heart. Choose a stimulating color scheme that will energize you as you prepare the best baked sushi or bake the best cookies.

Whether your newfound love for cooking and baking is your side hustle or therapy this quarantine, we have kitchen painting ideas to inspire you to bake your heart out.

Kitchen Painting Ideas: Bake It with You

Spice up my dining area.

Difficulty level: Easy-breezy 

Eat to your heart’s content!

Recreate the pleasant ambiance of your favorite restaurant by repainting your walls, upgrading your lighting, and adding cozy chairs to your dining area. Transform your bland dining walls with appetizing and eye-catching colors. Here are tasteful Boysen paint colors for your dining room.

Spice Up Your Dining Room with Flavorful Hues

Set up energizing zones.

Difficulty level: Undemanding

Have you ordered those yoga mats and dumbbells online? If yes, your next step is making a space that motivates you to get moving. We suggest that you use energizing colors to get you through an intense workout! We put together mood boards to help you with your home gym renovation.

Life-giving Painting Ideas for Your Home Gym

Refurbish a wooden furniture.

Difficulty level: Manageable

That antique chair looks so outdated that I feel like a ghost is sitting on it. There’s a fine line between vintage and shabby. If you can’t tell the difference, it’s probably time to revamp the look of your worn-out wooden furniture. We wrote a complete guide on how to repaint your previously painted wooden furniture here.

Boysen Tutorials: Painting Your Wooden Furniture

Paint an accent wall.

Difficulty level: A cinch

If you’re too lazy or busy to paint the whole room, try painting an accent wall! This DIY painting idea is a breeze that you can probably accomplish in a day or two. It’s a simple home makeover that can dramatically change the look of your home.

But how do you determine which wall to paint? Read this article about accent walls to help you choose the right wall.

Painting Ideas: Love Your Accents

Make a beauty dock.

Difficulty level: Effortful

Regardless of your gender, you can make this beauty dock for yourself or a loved one.  This one is a little challenging because you have to drill holes in the wood! But don’t be intimidated if you have the right tools and the know-how. Watch the DIY video tutorial of Kriz here.

Krafty Kriz: How to Make a Beauty Dock

Make a corner shelf.

Difficulty level: No picnic

If you live in a tiny condo, you can’t afford to have a dead space in your home. Here’s a space-saving solution: Make a corner shelf to maximize vertical space. Create a beautiful yet functional feature for your home. Watch how Kriz made her hanging corner shelf here.

Krafty Kriz: How to Make a Corner Shelf

Paint my plant pots.

Difficulty level: No sweat

Almost everyone is a plant lover these days, perhaps because we’re missing the great (green) outdoors. You’d love this home makeover idea if you’ve just purchased your first houseplant (if not, you should). Aside from water and sunlight, your lovely indoor plant babies should have names and gorgeous pots. We recommend painting your terra cotta pots to make those greenery pop! In this video tutorial, Kriz will show you how to jazz up your terra cotta pots using stencil and paint.

Krafty Kriz: Painting Terra Cotta Pots

Make my own bookends.

Difficulty level: Requires your close attention 

Are you one of those bibliophiles who love to buy books but don’t have the time or energy to read them? The pile of unread books on your floor just keeps growing. It’s taller than you now! Maybe, it’s time to install a bookshelf to organize them. Don’t forget the bookends to make them look nice and neat!

Watch our crafty queen Kriz make her own bookends here.

Krafty Kriz: Make Your Own Bookends

Paint my front door.

Difficulty level: Phew, I need a break after doing this.

Knock! Knock! It’s your door with faded colors and and peeling paint. We think your front door needs a facelift—a fresh coat of paint. Repainting the door is probably the most challenging home makeover idea in this game. No worries! Here’s an article that will show you an easy to follow guide on how to paint your doors.

Boysen Tutorials: How to Paint Doors

Create a meditation space.

Difficulty level: Smooth and simple

Take time to build a relaxing space in your home. We collected pegs for you to help you create your meditation sanctuary. Spoiler: Soothing colors are not confined to cool color schemes. Check out this post to read more ways on how to make a space fit for reflection.

Soul-salving Painting Ideas for Meditation Spaces

Quit playing games and get down to work! Bring comfort and beauty to your home with these home makeover ideas. Don’t dread the painting process, do your homework by browsing through this blog. If you stumble upon a difficult procedure or you have painting questions, you can talk to our Technical team at (02) 8363-9738 local 417 to 418 during office hours or write an email to


Yasmin Aguila is a copywriter at Boysen Paints Philippines. Interested in making paints fun and relatable, she produces quizzes and painting ideas for this blog. She claims that she is obsessed with yellow, but she always dresses in black from head to toe.

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