How to Save Money Decorating Your Home Interior

Your home is your castle, but you don’t have to spend like a king to decorate it. You can have a beautifully appointed home on a budget.

Consider these ideas to start you off on making your home a haven.

Simplify and Minimize

Luckily, minimalism is a trend, which means you don’t have to fill every room in your house to the brim with furnishings and décor to be elegant.

Sleek lines and open spaces are both beautiful and calming. Gone are the days of filling every nook and cranny with trinkets.

Clutter is out, and simplicity is in! Find furniture with a design that is beautiful on its own, without further gilding.

One simple and tasteful piece of art might very well be all you need for décor. Save money by letting the structure and basic furnishings of your home speak for themselves.

Find Discounted Items

There is no reason to pay full price decorating your home when there are so many venues offering great discounted pieces.

Discount home good stores are great for inexpensive artistic elements. Vintage and thrift stores are known for offering unique and low-priced hidden gems.

Furniture outlet stores frequently offer factory direct prices. You can also check to see if your area has a store that sells barely used home furnishings from model homes.

And keep your eyes open for well-stocked garage and estate sales. However, if you buy second-hand furniture, you should treat it with a cleaner to kill possible bed bugs.

Maximize on the Details

You don’t have to completely refurbish your home to give it a smart new makeover. Changing simple, inexpensive details can have the same effect for a much smaller price.

Brighten your home by giving it a fresh coat of paint. Modernize with throw pillows and wall hangings. Dull and outdated light fixtures are easily replaced.

Window coverings are a cinch to change yet can take years off the look of a home. Trading out old hardware for chic new designs can do wonders.

Replacing worn rugs and refinishing damaged furniture will refresh a house that is feeling drab. Minor details make a major difference!

Think about your home. If you are unhappy with some aspect of its décor, then think about what simple changes will make the most impact.

Maybe all you need to do is declutter and simplify. Maybe you should start looking for some discounted furnishings. Or maybe you just need to change out a few details.

Whatever you choose, you will be rewarded with a home that is a happier place to be.

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Maire Shield

Maire Shield worked for 15 years as an interior design consultant in Albuquerque and is now retired after selling her business. She now shares her experience and knowledge through blogging to help other people create a beautiful home for themselves.

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