Interior designing and decorating isn't exactly cheap but don't let that put you off from making a change. There are inexpensive changes you can make to improve your home's style while staying within a very reasonable budget.
Houseplants instantly freshen up a living room. The greenery not only looks beautiful and adds style, but helps to improve air quality as well. You can find free or very affordable houseplants through online classifieds or just asking friends and neighbors. You can use your saved money on stylish pots. Local thrift stores are a great place to find pots or look for old buckets, dishware and more to repurpose as pots.
Get New Throw Pillows
Throw pillows may be small but they really transform the vibe of the room. If you've had the
same pillows for a while or don't even have any to begin with, it's time to do some shopping.
There are a few options: save money on new pillows by selling your old ones, sew your own new covers for the pillows you do have or buy new pillow cases. However, throw pillow really don't cost much when brand new so you may opt to just buy in stores.
A high quality slipcover will do more than just protect your investment on your couch- it is also an excellent way of giving the room a new look while staying in budget. Buying a whole new couch just for the sake of style isn't going to be an option for majority of people. A new slipcover in a bold color gives instant pizazz.
Rearrange Your Furniture
One of the best ways of completely changing the look of your living room without spending a penny is to just rearrange the furniture. Be sure to first take measurements to ensure your furniture will fit before you start moving. The great thing about this trick is that it only takes time, and if you decide you don't like the new set-up, you can change it back or to something different.
Repaint Your Coffee Table Or End Tables
A can of a durable paint doesn't cost much but is the ticket to an almost new table. The coffee table or end tables are excellent choices for repainting. If you prefer the look of wood, consider sanding and refinishing your wood tables in a new stain color.
Redecorating doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. These ideas are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to budget-friendly home decor and design.