Are you tired of the way your home looks? Perhaps you’re thinking about making a change but you don’t want to spend huge amounts of money. Instead, you want to be happy with the way your house looks, sticking to a budget when choosing the changes. Here are some of the ways you can alter the way your home looks and feels without crashing your budget.
Check Out Designer Blogs
One of the best ways to gain inspiration for a home redesign is to check out designer blogs. This saves you from having to hire an interior designer to look at your home. Instead, you can use other people’s ideas for free and shape your home around them. You’ll find fantastic DIY design concepts as well as recommendations on where to get the materials that you need. You may even be able to talk with some of the blog owners and find out some information about the different styles they have chosen.
A great place to start is by searching online resource sites like Houzz.
Buy New Furniture
Like any other purchase, furniture eventually falls out of date and out of fashion. That’s why you should on occasion think about updating and modernising all your furniture. You can choose different materials for each room. For instance, you may want to finally get the leather sofa you’ve had your eye on for years. Or, you might want to invest in a brand new dining table with a luxurious set of chairs. You can even thinking about DIYing the job, building the furniture yourself. If you have some skill in wood craftsmanship there is nothing stopping you.
Clean It Up
You would be amazed by the effect cleaning your home from top to bottom can have on the way it looks. If you get your carpet clean, you’ll suddenly realise that the floor wasn’t that colour when you moved in. After a good clean, it’s a lot brighter and full of life. That’s just one room. Think of the effect if you cleaned the entire house from top to bottom. It might look like new again and at that point you may be happy with how you home feels after all.
Are you trying to find the right new style for your home? Through DIY, you can style each room in your house with a different theme. You can add different accessories and palettes of colour to create an idea such as a retro living room. Buy the right furniture and your home will have a classic beauty, not to be replicated.
Of course, it’s not just about the inside of your home. You need to think about the exterior as well. You might have let your garden grow out of control. By tidying it up, your house will start to look beautiful once more. You can even consider planting some new flowers to bring some colour to the scene. Or you may want to add a unique feature. There are some great instructions online for building your own water feature. That will certainly make your house look a little different and far more impressive.
Here is a great use of unused space using tree trunks and branches to section of a designated relax zone.
We hope you have fun with these DIY ideas and love the way your home looks when you’re finished.
This post was written by Beth Jones