Having trouble decorating your home? Afraid of buying new furniture pieces due to shortage of funds? If yes, read on and follow tips on how to have an affordable yet beautiful room.
Home decorating does not need to be extravagant and difficult because with the right tools, equipment and skills, you can create a beautiful and cost efficient room.
With the limited funding you have, it would be unwise to consider hiring an interior designer. You should remember that the more established they are, the higher their fees and the more it would cost you, thus, it is best that you decorate your room. You can find tips and decorating techniques on magazines and the Internet.
Interior decorating do not need to be draining and stressful as you think because with the right do-it-yourself decorating furniture fixtures, you san save money, yet you add personal touch to your room. Majority of these DIY fixtures are easy to assemble and can be completed within few hours or days.
Before you start your work, make an inventory of all the items inside your room. Decide which pieces need repair, need to be removed and be replace and which items are lacking.
Some DIY projects that can be of help to you include:
Lampshades – You can refurbish your old lampshades by sewing a fabric or paper or adding a single strip of color to create a dramatic appearance. To prevent fires, make sure to dry the glue completely before you switch it on.
Wall art – It is easy to do, all you need is to create a decorative scrapbook on art canvas or paper and enclose it on a frame and hang it on the wall.
Curtain details – You can do little changes to your existing curtains by adding an accent on the top.
Customized headboard – you can customize the headboard of your bed by creating your own designs.
Accent pillows – You can also put an accent fabric to your throw pillows by sewing a different shade of fabric to the cloth.
Wall shelving – By creating a shelving display space, you can remove clutter in the room.
Cabinets – You can refurbish your old cabinets by repainting it with a new color.
Old furniture pieces – You can also change and refurbish old furniture by painting them with new color.
If you are short of budget, you can auction or hold a garage sale to trade all old furniture, clothes, decorative items that you no longer use to raise money to buy the things that you need for your room. Selling these items not only lets you raise money, but also remove unwanted pieces from your room.
You can also reuse your belongings, like sewing your old draperies into cushion cover and repaint your old drawer chest or cabinet to create a new look.
No matter what theme you have for your room, always remember to keep the decoration simple as possible. Make sure to reduce the number of furniture items to have an organized, spacious and clean look to your room.