It is a common misconception that you have to spend a lot of money to have a stylish space. A room on a budget is a creative challenge and can be incredibly rewarding. Home decor does not have to be expensive to elevate your home’s style, you only need a good eye. 😉 Here are some of my favorite budget decor hacks to try in your home.
I always recommend scouring estate sales and flea markets for fabulous finds. Vintage or as I like to call them “previously loved” pieces can be found for a great deal and you have the opportunity to barter, respectfully. Use your creativity and look for pieces with modern lines, that may need light refreshing. The Rose Bowl Flea Market in Pasadena is definitely worth a trip, if you live in Southern California.
Buying a new couch can be a major headache. One way to revitalize a couch is to change the legs on the couch. I found this great tutorial here on The Blissful Bee blog, that takes you through the steps of replacing the legs on your couch for a more modern appearance. This simple modification can extend the life of your couch by a few years! It elevates the design of the room to a whole different level since little details like this go a long way.
No More Wire Hangers!
Uniformity and organization are key to any successful closet. Pick one style of hanger and stick with it. By keeping the hangers uniform, your closet will be more aesthetically pleasing. If you want to get fancy, check out this clever tutorial on spray painting your plastic hangers gold from The Sweet Escape blog.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
One simple way to make your room brighter is to place lamps in front of mirrors. Light from the lamp will bounce off the mirror and soak your room with light. It also makes your room look bigger. No windows required! 🙂
A little creativity can go a long way. I hope these tips help you stretch your dollar and help you to see that simple modifications to existing pieces can be incredibly effective.