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The look of your home tells a lot about you as a person. It gives a small glimpse into your life and personality, that, whether we like it or not, is often judged by our visitors. For this reason, most of us invest a lot of money and time into making our homes look their best. Unfortunately, if you’re low on funds, this task can be tough, but that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible. If you want to give your home a makeover, but have a tight budget, here are six simple things you can do.
Clear Out Your Clutter
It doesn’t matter whether you have the most lavish furniture on the planet or the best colour scheme possible – If your home is full of clutter, it will always look a mess. To drastically improve the appearance of your home, one of the very best things that you can do is give it a good tidy up. Be sure to declutter your house from top to bottom and put everything you keep away neatly.
Rearrange The Room Layout
Furniture can look completely different in a different light or at a different angle. With that in mind, you should try rearranging the layouts of the rooms in your home. This doesn’t cost you a thing, but can completely transform your home. If your couches are angled towards the television right now, try arranging them to face one another to create an easier space for conversation.
Touch Up The Paint
A fresh touch of paint can brighten up any space, whether it be inside your home or outside. For this reason, you should take a look around your property and list any areas that may need a new coat. To save yourself time and unnecessary mess, bring in professionals, like Brisbane House Painters, to handle this work. For an entirely new look, switch up the colour scheme completely.
Put Up A Shelf
There is no way to go wrong with a simple shelf. It’s a practical addition to your home, allowing you to access books, DVDs, and any other belongings easily, but it is also a great opportunity to add some personality to your space. Rather than use it as storage, you could display beautiful ornaments and trinkets. Arranging these items in threes can make them look more put together.
Invest In Some Greenery
Greenery can breathe life into any colour scheme but is particularly effective in all-white rooms. It offers a pop of colour that breaks up the monotony and draws the eye. If you’re not great with plants, there are still options available to you. For example, you could stick with realistic looking fakes or go for kinds that require very little care, like succulents and cacti.
Upcycle Your Old Furniture
New furniture isn’t cheap, which is why it can be so heartbreaking to throw away old and damaged items. However, before you do so, you should take another look at it. While your furniture may look like a lost cause, with some care and attention, you may be able to upcycle it and give it a whole new lease of life. A coat of paint truly can work miracles at times.
Decorating your home doesn’t always have to cost the Earth. Hopefully, with these tips, you can give your house a makeover, even on a budget.