Once you have move into your new home, it’s time to decorate! Decorating is supposed to be a fun, creative process, but it’s easy to get discouraged when you see how much decorating can cost! However, there are plenty of ways to decorate your home without breaking the bank. Here a 10 ways to decorate your home on a budget.
1. Paint the kitchen cabinets
Painting kitchen cabinets is a great way to bring old cabinets to life. White is always a good choice, especially if you want to brighten up your space.
2. Paint an accent wall
Painting an accent wall is a cheap way to add personality into your home. This will instantly upgrade your home without breaking the bank. Don’t be afraid to make a statement! Pick a fun color that will liven up a space.
3. Frame family photos
Family photos are a great way to fill up empty wall space. Turn your personal memories into a stunning wall gallery or just place a few photos on a console table or bookshelf.
4. Upgrade bedding and pillows
Upgrading bedding and pillows is a fairly inexpensive way to spruce up your home. Consider buying a few throw pillows for your sofa to add a pop of color to a room.
5. Add trim to curtains
Instead of investing in new curtains, upgrade the current you have by adding on an iron-on trim to border you curtain panels.
6. Go thrift shopping
Thrift stores are a great place to shop for antique furniture and decorations. You can save money on pieces that would otherwise be expensive. You never know what you might find at a thrift shop, but if you look hard enough, a hidden gem will surely appear!
7. Shop at garage sales
Shopping at garage sales is another great place to find furniture and decorations you wouldn’t dream of buying full price. If you want, you can find pieces that may need a little TLC and make a DIY project out of it. You can reupholster old chairs, stain a wooden coffee or console table, give an older piece of furniture a fresh coat of paint, or create custom wall art. The possibilities are endless!
8. Rearrange furniture
For zero cost, you can redecorate a room by simply rearranging the furniture. You can create a whole new space by moving some furniture around. Make sure to ask for help! Moving furniture can be time-consuming and moving heavy pieces may require some extra muscle.
Reorganizing wall shelves, bookshelves, and other open storage spaces is a great way to re-decorate your home for free! Declutter shelving and get creative! If you want to spend a little money, consider buying new bookends, small plants, and other nik-naks.
10 Add a rug
Rugs can be pricey, but you’d be surprised how many places have great deals on rugs of all shapes and sizes! Target, Wayfair, Overstock, and Amazon are great places to start!