Changing Duvet Sets along with rugs and accessories would give your bedroom a new look. Above: Tilley Duvet sets – Natural color on left and pink on right by LinensDirect
Every so often it is important to redecorate a room in order to inject some new life and personality into it. After years and years of staring at the same wallpaper and furniture, we end up feeling uninspired by our surroundings, and thus redecorating is a great way not only to give our home a boost but ourselves.
Nevertheless, it is not that easy, as redecorating can be an expensive prospect and we do not all have the money to spare. However, if you establish a budget for how much you can spend, then there are some ways in which you can redecorate on the cheap. This article aims to give you a helping hand by providing you with some tips in order to revitalize your home whilst not damaging your bank balance.
Get some throws
One of the ways you can reinvent a room is by changing merely the main piece of furniture, for instance, the bed in the bedroom or the sofa in the living room. However, unless you can scour out a good deal, this won’t be cheap. A good idea is to purchase some throws, as they will instantly inject some color and zest into the room. As they tend to be a relatively cheap purchase, they are something you can buy every time you get bored of the room in question and want to change it up a bit.
Change the curtains
Another great way to brighten up a room is by changing the curtains. As windows tend to take up a lot of wall space in most rooms, the curtains become a major part of the overall feel to an area. If you have dark and deep colored curtains and want to rejuvenate the room then go for something light and breezy, like voiles or net curtains, to allude space and freshness. Left: An elegant voile panel with a flowery stitched pattern and organza flowers. Voile curtains will add brightness and style to your room.
Paint or Wallpaper one wall
In addition to this, if you want to change the color or pattern of your walls but do not have enough money or time to do the entire room then why not simply paint or wallpaper one wall.
Jenny’s room – 3 walls Shale Gray, one wall Desert Caftan. Photo Courtesy: Jenny Cu
This is extremely trendy at the moment and gives the room an added element of style. My advice would be to stick to contrasting colors and if your walls are all one block color at present, then why not consider incorporating a pattern into the one wall you are going to change?
Add or replace accessories
A final way in which you can redecorate your room without spending much money is by simply retracting several small elements and replacing them with new and fresh furniture pieces and accessories. For instance, take away an ornament and replace it with a fresh plant, take away your lampshade and add an eye-catching chandelier or you could remove the storage cabinet and install new modern shelves.
Redecorating a room does not mean you have to completely strip it bare and start from scratch. This costs a great amount of money and can also take a lot of time and effort, which some of us do not have. Instead, by replacing some elements of the room you can give it a completely new vibe and aura. So why not try some of the tips in this article and see if your room feels reinvented and revitalized?
All images above courtesy: Linens Direct, UK