Decorating you home doesn’t need to cost an arm and a leg. You can breathe new life into your rooms on a budget. The simple things can go a long, long way when it comes to decor. Here are some tips on how to breathe some new life into your home without spending a fortune.
A lick of paint can be just the trick to changing the way a room feels. It can be almost instantaneous. Why not make a bold statement with a feature wall. Go bright with your colours. This is a cheap, fairly simple and quick way to lift a room.
Reuse What You Have
Think about what you already have rather than what you are lacking. Upcycling a piece of furniture you already own can create the spark needed to make your home look great. Also getting rid of things you don’t use can change the feel of a room straight away. Less is more and minimalism is really cool right now.
Revamp Your Pillows
You dont need to go out and spend thousands on a brand new couch. Sometimes just a change of pillow slips will make things look new. You could make them yourself or look online for something different. Try combing this with a new feature wall colour and you will notice the difference straight away.
Get yourself a couple of bits of MDF. Find a fabric you love and upholster them to make a unique headboard in your bedroom. Change your bed linen at the same time and keep them in a similar colour. Potentially you could change a bedroom in an afternoon.
Mirrors will lighten up a room. They can also be a great alternative to pictures and art. Why not check out second hand shops to find something unique and personal to brighten up those dark rooms in a heart beat.
If mirrors aren’t your thing then why not create your own artwork. There are hundreds of quick and beautiful art techniques out there that can make something really different. then just hang it on your wall. Give it a google. You’ll be surprised how many people will be asking where you got it!