Embellishing a house according to your décor taste can be quite a tough task considering the high prices of the decorations after all the money you spent on construction. You may be able to build a house within your budget, but it may not please you at all and you will feel as though you just wasted a large sum of money. However, there are cost effective home design that you can follow, which are mentioned below to help you out.
The first and most important part while decorating is to plan. Go through magazines and décor books and look up different décor styles on the internet to get a clear vision of how you want your house to look like. Then start collecting materials accordingly.
Determine your budget
Set a budget to outline the amount of money you want to spend on décor. Then buy the materials that your theme will revolve around. Use clearance sales and thrift shops to decorate.
Start with the entrance
Fix up your entrance by painting the doorway with a bright color to make guests feel welcome. Put the house number on your door and light your doorway. Don’t let your foyer space go to waste, but don’t overuse it either. Place flower pots, vases and decorating urns in the foyer. You can use baskets or a chest for keys and mail as well.
Use bold colors for painting
Paint is the most affordable tool. If you are not sure which color will look best, you can buy mixed paint or sample sizes, which cost less, and experiment with different colors in order to pick out the best.
Dress your windows
Home stores often have bundles of cheap draperies that you can choose from. Or you can adorn your windows with everyday materials like sheets, linen or other fibres that resemble elegant materials.
Cover your walls
Create a gallery wall. Make a collage of family photos, your kid’s artwork, camp projects, your daughter’s certificates or anything else that you want to show off and paste it on a contrasting wall or stairway.
Light up your house
Replace overhead lights with box store chandeliers that are cheap and intricate. Wall scones can highlight your hallway better. Accent lighting can also shine your photo gallery and simple lighting will be perfect for atrium areas in your home.
Use desk frames, crystal vases, terra cotta pots and other inexpensive pieces to fill up the empty spaces. Replace door pulls and handles of cabinets and cupboards to make it look more stylish. Change the towels, curtains and bath mats to revamp your bathroom. Carpet stores often have remains of intricate carpets at cheap prices. Use those as an area rug.
Be on the lookout
Use websites like craigslist, eBay and freecycle.org for cheap finds. Peruse newspapers and apartment bulletin boards and attend garage sales for cheap furniture and decors.
So now instead of wasting your money, be a little creative and decorate your house as you wish with cost effective home design!