The living room is always the central part of every home; the family spends a lot of time here socialising. Therefore, it has to be decorated nicely, so everyone would feel comfortable and enjoy spending time in the room. Contrary to popular belief, not every stylish decoration requires a lot of money. You could opt for various creative and inexpensive alternatives that will turn your living room into a delightful space.
Paint the Room
Inexpensive, transformative and easy. It can switch up a room fast and without any hastle. If your walls are white, but you’d like add an artistic touch, try contrasting the colour with wide beige pastel stripes. Painting the walls and updating furnishings is the best way to redecorate the room, and make it look completely different. What’s more, the paint can refresh older floors and make the interesting architectural features pop out. The colour of the room has a major influence on the mood of the residents, so make sure to use some of the colours that will make you feel great when spending time in the living room.
Displaying souvenirs and items that represent various cities in the world is a great way to make your living room unique. It will give a special touch to the room. Photo collages featuring all the photographs from the unforgettable travels would look great on a living room wall, as well as a photo frame set with pictures of your nearest and dearest. Additionally, if you’d like to completely personalize the living room, put painted letters that reference your initials or your family name somewhere in the room.
Rearranging the furniture is definitely the most affordable option for decorating the room that requires only a little bit of strength. Call a couple of strong men to help you move around the sofa, the armchairs and other heavy items. Move the furniture around the room, and make various combinations, until you get the one that’s perfect. Consider, placing the desk by the window, so you don’t have to turn on the light in the house when you work. Aside from windows, amazing bi fold doors will also bring the light to the room, so make sure to invest in one. Additionally, turn the sofa towards the fireplace if you have one, move the coffee table and switch rugs. After a couple of months, do it all over again, if you need another change.
Crafty and skilful people love DIY projects and they always find ways to incorporate them into the home. Not only will these low-cost decorations beautify your home, they’ll also make you feel good about yourself because you’ve made something yourself. Whether it is a quilt pillow or a little decoration for your coffee table, it will refresh your room perfectly.
Search through the basement and attic and you’ll probably find some pieces of furniture that you’ve forgotten all about. Maybe now you’ll find them attractive and with a bit of refurbishing they’ll look brand new and ready for the living room. If you feel like you need a rustic coffee table, cut down a farm table’s legs. Furthermore, a vintage trunk will perfectly decorate the living room, and you could also sit on it and store board games or other things inside. Additionally, if you’ve always needed a magazine holder, and never got the opportunity to buy one, a wicker laundry basket can do the trick.
Decorating on a budget is not as difficult as it may seem. The house is always filled with items that can be rearranged or remodelled and instantly turned into brand new décor. If you cannot come up with any original ideas, you can always incorporate some of our suggestions into your decoration and you’ll have a completely new living room, without braking the bank.