When it comes to budget decorating, the simplest change you can make is color. With a little paint, you can really open up a space and make it appear brighter and more welcoming. If you want to make your space look bigger, try dabbling in bright colors that will help lighten up the room. If you are looking for a cozy space, on the other hand, keep your colors on the darker side. Either way, a bucket or two of paint won’t put too much strain on your budget.
Other budget interior decorating ideas include finding ways to catch the eye of everyone that enters the room. Purchase a few inexpensive frames from the dollar store and put some of your favorite photos inside. Or, purchase some charming posters and put them in the frames and hang them in your space. By doing a little bit of shopping around, you will certainly be able to find a great piece to put in the frame and display in your small space. Just make sure you don’t overdo it. Putting too many pictures on your wall will look cluttered and unattractive.
Throw pillows and rugs are also great when it comes to budget decorating. Simply throwing a few pillows on a couch or chair can help you achieve an entirely new color scheme. Yet, you can purchase great throw pillows for less than $20 each, and they can be changed out regularly in order to create a fresh and attractive look.
There are plenty of bargains out there if you know where to look. When hunting down supplies, materials, and other items for a decorating makeover, consider the following resources: thrift shops; flea markets; damaged freight area of home stores, furniture stores, and appliance outlets; floor models, and discontinued lines; garage sales (this takes time); and consignment shops.
Getting a sense of how much a room makeover is going to cost is necessary before you tackle the project. Take time to scout out prices at several home centers, hardware stores and big box stores. This will not only help in determining the cost of a small room makeover but will, no doubt, give you new ideas for your project.
Now that you have done your homework, you are ready to get started on making that small room look classy and up- to- date.