This post is all about how to decorate your home on a budget.
There are a million ways to save money on decoration – some of them are really good fun – that your grown-up salary can afford. One of them? DIY.
If you’re contemplating a home decor splurge or moving into a new place you’ll probably ask yourself “Do I really NEED this?” All I can say is: sometimes you will, sometimes you won’t. I mean yes, you need a lamp, a rug or a coffee table. But you shouldn’t have to ask for a loan to make your house look pretty.
Even professional designers get their hands dirty every now and then. With this post, I want to awaken the interior designer within you.
As the idiom goes, what’s old is new again. Sometimes old furniture you or someone you know already has, need your help to become their best self.
Almost Makes Perfect adopted her brother and sister-in-law’s credenza, repainted it in pink and fell in love again.
Outdoor furniture isn’t cheap at all, and If you think about it, you’ll probably end up spending thousands of pounds on something you’ll use for 2 or 3 months every year.
This sunny umbrella DIY from Design Love Fest costs less than £100 and requires only five supplies. And it’s customisable!
Scrolling down Pinterest can be really dangerous. It breaks my heart when I fall in love with a piece of furniture and it comes out to be as expensive as my apartment’s rent. But there’s hope, I promise! Making it yourself can save you hundreds.
As an example, this beautiful velvet bench from A Beautiful Mess can be made in less than a day.
Combine these tips with “8 ITEMS WITH INFINITE DECORATION POSSIBILITIES” to make your house look like a dream!
Coffee tables are SO hard to find. It depends on the size, the shape, the materials… a nightmare. The best option? Make it yourself. I’m currently loving this hairpin table from Yellow Brick Home.
Bed Frames are one of the most expensive decor items out there, and they have so many possibilities even if they look a bit old. What’s the right thing to do with them? Reupholster!
It’ll blow your mind how different and expensive it can look after a few hours of work. Check out this project by A Beautiful Mess.
Dining tables are another really expensive item. If your budget can’t deal with a huge dark wood dining table don’t freak out, I have a solution for you. This amazing and modern farmhouse table by A Beautiful Mess. She makes the cutest things, doesn’t she?
One of my weirdest pleasures is nightstands. I know, don’t judge me. I can’t deal with people that don’t have them. I mean, where do you put your books? What about the lamps? Do you stand up every time you want to turn off the light?
They are an amazing good opportunity to level up your decor skills by adding little plants, mirrors or sculptures.
This one by Lily Ardor is just SO cute.
I would like to see your ways to save money on decoration, your ideas and projects! Tell me on the comments!