Today lets take a look at some Budget-Friendly Tips to Spruce Up Your Interior
Not everyone has a massive budget when it comes to decorating your interior. Luckily, there are a lot of inexpensive ways you can freshen up a space so you can get creative and create an interior that feels like you without breaking the bank. In this short post, we’ll be looking at some easy ways you can spruce up your interior while being on a budget.
Budget-Friendly Tips to Spruce Up Your Interior
When it comes to budget-friendly tips, you can’t make a list without putting paint at the top of it. Painting walls is one of the easiest ways to make a big impact in a room without having to spend too much. There are a lot of affordable brands that offer a large choice of colours. If money is really tight or you have a lot of surface to cover, you can focus on one area only and create an accent wall in your space – it’s a great design trend and a good tip to create a flattering area in a space.
Use What You Have
So, this is probably not the most exciting tip for those who love shopping for new elements and furnishings, but you’d be surprised by just how much impact moving things around can have. Try swapping the sitting area with the living room table, change the artwork you’ve got hanging on the wall from one room to the next or mix things on display up for small but noticeable changes.
We often get so used to the way things are that we stop noticing what we have. By changing the place of accessories, art or furniture, you will once again ‘wake up’ to what’s around you and your space will feel fresh and new – without having spent a penny!
Focus on a Statement Piece
If you don’t know where to start and don’t have a large budget, you may find it useful to focus on one element in your space that you’d like to upgrade and use your resources there. An obvious choice would be a piece of furniture like a sofa or table, but a great option would be to look at radiators – yes, you read that well!
First, replacing one radiator typically costs less, as you can now find a lot of affordable models with great design. Second, radiators tend to be neglected when it comes to interior design as we usually keep what we have, but upgrading for a newer model can really make a difference in a room. If you’re looking for a large choice of budget-friendly radiators I highly recommend checking out the Trade Radiators website: https://www.traderadiators.com/.
Build Your Own Furniture
If you have good DIY skills or you enjoy crafting little décor elements, why not try your hand on making your own furniture? This can seem like a big step up if you’ve never tried it before but you will be able to find numerous tutorials and step-by-step guides on how to make tables, shelves and even beds from pallets or other upcycled materials.
Raw materials typically cost very little, it’s even possible to find them for free if you know where to look for or are collecting from a business that has no need for them, for example. You can start small with a nightstand, shelf or coffee table and move on to bigger pieces when you’ve built more confidence and skills. Your wallet as well as the environment will thank you!
If you’d like more inspiration for the home, check out all related posts here and don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments if you have more tips for decorating on a budget!
Budget-Friendly Tips to Spruce Up Your Interior is a feature post – you might also like my post on interior design trends in 2021