Whether it’s your first home or you’re simply looking for budget-friendly ways to decorate your living room, there are simple additions and changes you can make that transform the space. Making it more welcoming and cosy, the small alterations will make your house feel more like home.
If you’re lacking in inspiration as to how to transform your living space or you don’t know where to start, here are six extraordinary ideas.
Lighting, Lighting, Lighting
Lighting can completely change the way that a room looks and feels. Which is why it’s such a wonderful way to revamp your living room if you’re on a budget. The lighting fixture doesn’t have to be expensive, it can simply be a table-top lamp, a standing or another modern alternative. The type of light and the style of it, of course, will be up to your individual taste – but whatever you choose, it’s guaranteed to please.
Looking for another budget-friendly alternative? If you don’t want to make big changes within your living room why not consider painting it? Whether you opt for a neutral colour such as creme or white or go a little quirkier with green, blue, yellow, etc. it will breathe new life into your living space. If you’re unsure as to which colour would suit the space, spend some time looking for extraordinary paint ideas on sites such as Pinterest.
Reupholster Your Furniture
If you don’t want to splash out on new furniture, why not consider reupholstering your current pieces! Adding new, unique fabric to them, they will feel brand new – plus you’ll learn a wonderful new skill that you can use on other pieces of furniture throughout your home.
Invest in House Plants
House plants are fabulous. A trend that’s recently become more prominent, they can bring a little bit of nature into your living room. Whether you keep it small and go for a few cactus’ or opt for a taller plant, such as a fern, they make a beautiful addition to your living space – no matter what your style, budget or how much space you have to play with.
Add Some Retro Chic Into Your Home
Everyone loves a focal point in their living room. And a great one is retro furniture or unique and vintage antiques. Perfect for those who love items from the past, you can choose from pieces from the 50s,60s,70s, etc. Alternatively, you could spend a little more and invest in pieces that are even older.
Buy Some New Cushions
Cushions. Although they might not be the first thing that comes to mind, they can make a significant difference to how your living room feels. If your cushions on your sofa look a little outdated, why not treat yourself to some new ones? These don’t have to cost you the world either. You can buy cheaper cushions from places such as Etsy, Amazon, Dunelm etc or scour the charity shops for some.
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