need to start major renovation work in order to give your home a lift. There
are quite a few ways to
improve your home décor which are both easy on
effort and on your budget.
Getting new lampshades is a great way to improve
or rejuvenate the look and feel of a home and these can be purchased for a
relatively small price. Contemporary designs or simple shades can help create a
completely different atmosphere.
makeover option. However, you do not need to paint the entire house or an
entire room differently. Focus your attention on a single wall. You can also
use tricks such as drawing a border around the sofa in a contrasting color to
give the impression of a gallery. Bookshelves and drawers can also be painted
and these can provide accents which liven up the place.
objects for renovation. Modern stores provide various different ready-made
draperies. You can choose to cut and hem these to the right size or leave the
extra bit to collect on the floor. Whatever your tastes, there are affordable
options available in almost every permutation and design.
room. Intelligent combination of colors can create effects which are far
superior to getting new furniture or new home décor. Try to string a room
together by combining two contrasting colors. Black and white is a popular
choice but consider other variations such as deep blue and white or red and
and put them away. Sort through your accessories and keep only those which have
the most impact. Placement is also essential so take care to ensure that the
objects and accessories are placed in an area where they are both viewable and
where they have some sort of co-relation with the objects and furniture around
and different rooms. Not only does the wall become different but the art itself
becomes strangely refreshed. As if the new setting has opened your eyes to some
new perspective which you did not notice before.
you find a wall is too empty for your liking, get a bunch of family photos
which you adore and make a collage out of them. Get frames which match with
each other. Plan out your arrangement by first placing the photos on the floor
and then settle on a plan which works for you. Remember, the person who is
going to be viewing it the most is you, so do not compromise on your personal
tastes.You can get cheap frame mouldings which can help
give plain walls and hallways a wonderful layered and paneled feel.
additional crystals which are available at most lighting stores. This is a
great way to replace your old lighting system and to provide a different focal
point to the room.
bargains. Being updated with these sites will help you come across deals and
objects which you will almost never find in normal circumstances. Think of it
as online flea marketing.
very low prices. These make for excellent rugs and floor spreads. The edges of
the carpet will have to be bound and this can be done at the store itself.
Bio: Lucy Williams is an interior designer who also works as a
freelance writer. Lucy has a creative mind which is always on the lookout for cheap and easy ways to improve one’s home
décor. Contact her for advice regarding renovating your home on a