Is there ever such a thing as the perfect home? Even after you’ve decorated all of the rooms and painted all of the walls, you’ll always find something else to update or change!
Decorating your home can be expensive, and not all budgets stretch to a complete redecoration or some kind of renovation. But that doesn’t matter, there are still plenty of affordable ways to makeover your home and give it a new look.
Take a look at these simple tips for updating your home on a budget.
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Painting a room is one of the simplest ways of giving it a new look. Making the move from light to dark (or vice versa), adding a feature wall or even adding some paneling can be an easy way of transforming a room and changing how it feels. Armed with some painting tips and tricks, you can soon learn to paint like a professional and achieve a high-quality paint job on a budget.
Refurbish or refresh old furniture or fixtures
If you have furniture or homeware items that are looking a little outdated, then it’s time to refresh them. Invest in some paints such as spray paint to add a metallic touch, or Hammerite paint for outdoor items or fixtures that need weather-proofing. You can find some great upcycling tutorials online to help you get ideas and tips. A bit of TLC can bring old things back to life, allowing you to make the most of them instead of throwing things away. It’s great for your budget, and for the environment too!
Take advantage of the sales
You can pick up some great bargains for your home during seasonal sales. If you take a look online, you’ll be able to find affordable textiles and home accessories that can really transform your room. Set yourself a budget and have as much fun as possible trying to find things that will make your home feel more like your own. H&M, Target and places like Amazon and eBay can be very useful places for finding good quality homeware items.
Change the layout
Sometimes, it’s the simplest solutions that can have the greatest impact. Changing the layout of a room is the ideal way to make a difference, and could leave you with more space as a result. Get some help with some home decor apps that will help you visualize and plot out your new room layout quickly and easily. The great thing about changing the room layout is that if you don’t like it, you can always put it back how it was!
Decorating your home can be a fun way of adding personal touches and putting your own stamp on it. When money is tight, you’ve got a great opportunity to get really creative and do a lot of the work yourself. How will you transform your home? Start looking at ways you can make some simple changes without breaking the bank!