Not all of us can afford to toss everything out and start over! What are some affordable home decor options that won't fight with your budget?
Let's start with the basics of home decor and create from there, as your budget allows. But first, be sure to read through these tips
so you don't start too many projects at once. (Been there!)
Giving a room a fresh paint color
can make such a change, you might not need to overhaul the whole place after all. For best results, check out our DIY tips on painting like a pro.
Once those walls are sporting a new color, add a piece of art that you love, or select a wall sticker
that ties in with the room's theme. Vinyl wall decals
are simple to apply, no tools needed. Just measure the space, pick your color, and order! Wall Decor Plus More
has an array of wall stickers
, from kitchen quotes
to children's room decor.
No wiggle room in the budget for new furniture this year? Try a slipcover! Surefit.com
has some great ones at reasonable prices. Bed Bath & Beyond and Walmart are two other sources. Or brighten up that dull sofa with a colorful throw pillow. If you're handy, you can recover an old one yourself–an economical way to get a new, custom look. Get creative!
Look around on Pinterest
for lots of budget-minded decorating ideas. It's full of inspirational projects, from DIY coffee tables to restyling curtains. Pinterest
also features fun new ways to hang pictures, make your own kitchen shelves, or design a headboard. Check out Wall Decor Plus More
on Pinterest as well!
Add a lush green plant or set out a colorful pot or bouquet of flowers to brighten up your space. And be sure you have some space to work with–clearing out clutter will give you the clean slate you need to begin creating a new look. In fact, decluttering might even add to your piggy bank–your budget will love that!