Home is Where The Heart Is – Make your home yours!

What could be better than making a home improvement that your family will enjoy, but that will also make your home more valuable? What if that improvement was something you could do yourself? Today we’ll talk about a couple quick DIY improvements that could make a difference in any home!

Framing mirrors and chalkboards: We found this DIY tip on Pinterest and thought that just about anyone could do this improvement and make a difference in any room! You can coordinate the frame to the room with different types of wood or paint and make it very affordable by framing a mirror that is already there! We love this photo below because it shows the mirror and the chalkboard. This DIY project is perfect for most bathrooms that need just a touch of updating.


DIY Fire pit! Big yard or small, this simple, DIY fire pit could be customizable for any house with a backyard!

Generally people make improvements before they sell a home, or refinance so that it can increase the value, but why not do something now that you can enjoy and give you a return on investment? Look for more of our DIY design posts coming up! *check with your city if any permits are needed to install a fire pit.


  • The views, articles, postings and other information listed on this website are personal and do not necessarily represent the opinion or the position of American Pacific Mortgage Corporation.
  • © 2022 Options Financial Residential Mortgage is a division of American Pacific Mortgage Corporation. All information contained herein is for informational purposes only and, while every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, no guarantee is expressed or implied. Any programs shown do not demonstrate all options or pricing structures. Rates, terms, programs and underwriting policies subject to change without notice. This is not an offer to extend credit or a commitment to lend. All loans subject to underwriting approval. Some products may not be available in all states and restrictions apply. Equal Housing Opportunity.

    Privacy & Security | NMLS Consumer Access | Accessibility Statement
    NMLS 829593 / 1850 Licensed in OR, WA, CA, ID, TN, TX, AZ | Licensed by the Dept of Financial Protection and Innovation under the CRMLA. Licensed under the Oregon Consumer Finance Act. AZBK 0906702

    © Copyright 2022 - Options Financial Residential Mortgage

  • Beaverton Office:
    NMLS 829593
    8625 SW Cascade Ave., Ste. 270
    Beaverton, Oregon 97008
    Licenced in OR, WA, CA, ID, TN,
    TX, AZ, CO

    Bend (serving bend and surrounding areas):
    NMLS 2120421
    21356 NE Eagles Way
    Bend OR 97701
    Licenced in OR, WA, AZ