Redecorating a room can be done cheaply and easily and the results can be amazing. You can change the entire feel of a room which is great for lifting your spirits.
Even if you do not have much money to spend, you can give your room a makeover. If you cannot afford to do your whole home at once, try a room at a time. Once you get going and see just how easy it can be, it will give you the confidence and ideas on how to change the look of every room in your house.
Start with the room that you feel needs a change the most or pick your most used room in your home. Look around and first decide what you like about the room and what you would most like to change.
Color is easy to change. Painting can brighten up a room and totally transform it. If your walls desperately need a change in color, this is an easy place to start.
Before choosing a color, consider how the existing furnishings will be complimented by the new color choice. If you are changing directions totally, consider what fabrics will need to be updated in order to complete your new look.
A new comforter or throw for your bed can be a reasonable expense if you shop around. If you have neutral window coverings that maybe could be spruced up by adding a window topper this will cost a lot less than buying all new window treatments.
If you already have several throw pillows, consider getting fabric and making slipcovers for them. If you are not a sewing kind of person, pillowcases can be used instead. Throw pillows can be slipped inside them, and then fold the excess down and secure with safety pins and use decorator ribbon to tie it. Not being crafty is not an issue when redecorating on a budget.
Throw rugs are another cheap way of changing the look of a room. It can help when you are trying to incorporate a new color scheme into a room.
Another cheap decorating makeover idea is to add plants. Luscious ferns in a bedroom can give it a more relaxing feel. Using plants to decorate is a simple as placing a potted plant into a pot of your choice.
If you would like a very unique look, browse your local flea market for some unique finds. When you see an item that catches your eye, remember that sandpaper and spray paint can do wonders for making something work in your new design. You can create your own unique piece to give your room makeover the look that you envision.
After completing your first room makeover, your confidence will build and the ideas will start flowing. When you realize how little it can cost to change the look and feel of your surroundings, there will be no stopping you.