What to Consider When Decorating Your Home on a Budget

by Hannah

What are you planning to do this summer? Are you heading off somewhere nice for a holiday, taking a road trip, or making plans for a memorable staycation? Either way, you want to have a neat and tidy living space this summer, so why not redecorate it in a low-cost way that delivers first-class results? 

Low-Cost Extras 

Everybody loves a bargain, and if you want one that reinvents your home look no further than the common houseplant. House plants are one of the best and easiest ways to bring your home to life and add a new dimension to your space. 

Houseplants do more than make your house look nice.  They are packed with extra features completely free from nature and, well, the universe. House plants eat your carbon dioxide and put out oxygen at the same time – a magical low-cost addition. 

Best Materials 

If you want to revitalise your home on a budget then you need to consider the materials you’re using. Take the bathroom for instance. You might have ceramic tiles in the shower area but it will cost you quite a bit to replace those, on the other hand, you can invest in quality low-cost material. 

If your shower tiles are starting to look a bit tired and need replacing, look into waterproof shower panels instead. These are made from PVC and they cover a much larger area than normal ceramic tiles so you get more for your money. 

DIY Skills 

If you think you don’t have any DIY skills you might be mistaken. Think about it, can you follow some steps in the kitchen and make a meal you’ve never tried before? If so, you’re probably capable of following a DIY video and upcycling your furniture. 

Upcycling is the latest innovation in home decoration, it can produce interesting and new-looking furniture for a low cost, and it gives your home more of a personal touch. If you don’t have furniture in your home to upcycle go to a local charity shop. 

Colours and Fixings 

Redecorating your home doesn’t have to mean investing large sums of money in your kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms, living room, conservatory, and outdoor area, you can make small changes that make a big difference without having to take out a loan. 

Colours and fixings are the perfect example of one of these low-cost solutions and definitely something you should consider when redecorating your home. Think about contrasting colours for an accent wall, and fixing it with an alternative appeal. 

Downsizing 

Downsizing doesn’t mean selling off all of your belongings and moving to a smaller home, it doesn’t mean giving anything up at all. On the contrary, you can add something to your home and take away all of that anxiety-inducing Clutter that is always lying around. 

A few minutes browsing the Internet will provide you with plenty of examples of fancy storage boxes that will seamlessly fit into your home’s decorative layout but provide ample extra space for storing toys and books conveniently out of sight.

Nb. Collaborative post.

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