A good DIY  takes something ordinary and makes it wow-worthy. But a great DIY? It does that and then some. Ahead, we bring you eight of those great ideas that double as solutions to common decorating problems (like, say, camouflaging awful cable cords).
Dilemma: You're Intimidated by Wallpaper
Solution: Try something that looks like wallpaper but is way easier. No, not stencils, but
modern rollers  in patterns that range from feminine florals to faux bois. They'll transform your walls instantly!
Source: NotWallpaper 
Dilemma: Ugly Power Cords
Solution: Two words — DIY camouflage . Instead of hiding them under rugs, conquer those ugly cord issues by actually keeping them in plain sight. For instance, this smart idea came together using coils from jute rope and a glue gun. Voilà!
Dilemma: Poor Lighting
Solution: Add brightness through white-washed floors. Don't be intimated, though — this cool harlequin-style DIY  technique is easier than you might think.
Dilemma: You're Bored With Your Decor
Solution: Jazz it up! It's natural to feel uninspired by your decor after a while, but not everyone has the money to buy new accessories or furniture when that happens. The trick is to get creative with what you've got and turn the mundane into the wow-worthy with some easy DIYs  — like spray-painting your hardware.
Source: Little Green Notebook 
Dilemma: Broken Fireplace
Solution: Get creative. There's nothing more disappointing than moving into a place and realizing the fireplace won't work, but you won't be sad for long once you create a fabulous facade. This
log-stack DIY  proves it!
Dilemma: You Live in a Tiny Place
Solution: Buy furniture that pulls double duty. Or, better yet, DIY  multipurpose furniture, like this dresker — aka dresser-desk hybrid . It's genius!
Dilemma: Unsightly TV Cables
Solution: Behold this DIY wire camouflage . You'll definitely appreciate the idea if your TV sits above your mantel, since it creates a seamless TV wall using horizontal tongue-and-groove planks. Brilliant.
Dilemma: Lack of Shelving
Solution: Build your own , of course. Start with an off-the-shelf bracket system that you can get at pretty much any home-improvement store. Follow the rest of these DIY tips , and you'll have plenty of space for all your books.