9 Decorating Secrets that Save You Money

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Everyone wants to decorate their home. However, not everyone is in a position to spend a lot of money. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here at 9 great decorating secrets that save you money.

Paint
Painting is inexpensive, and it is the fastest way to completely change a room. Select paint that matches a favorite piece of furniture or piece of artwork.

Yard Sales
Don’t line the pockets of big furniture retailers. Make it a habit to appear at flea markets and yard sales. Eventually, you are bound to find that perfect furniture piece. Remember, furniture is often constructed to last generations. Whatever you find is bound to still have life in it.

Small Things
You can make small spaces look larger by filling the area with smaller items. You can find plenty of neat items to display on the cheap. You can even create a theme with your smaller items.

Rent
Are you hosting a party? Do you want a statement piece? You can always rent a piece of furniture for the occasion. This works great for themed gatherings.

Dream Big
What do you value in life? Is it your family? Is it a certain European city? What about the ocean? Whatever you love, find a favorite photo to represent it. Over the Internet, you can easily have the photo expanded to fill any large wall. It makes a terrific statement for a room.

Storage
Any decorating strategy can be ruined by a disorganized or cluttered house. Take the time to invest in organizers. These can be larger pieces of furniture. They can also simply be bunches of plastic bins hidden in a closet. Whatever you chose, don’t let clutter distract from your decorating.

Lights
Lighting is a wonderfully inexpensive way to decorate a room. Vertical lamps can make ceilings appear higher. Lights can eliminate dark corners to expand a room. Use smaller lamps to highlight items on bookshelves.

Divide It Up
Divide up a larger room with pieces of furniture. For example, a large bookshelf with wide openings can designate a portion of a living room as a reading area. Dividing areas creates meaning, and it also gives you additional storage to prevent the previously mentioned danger of clutter.

Headboard
Do you want to dream of more inexpensive decorating secrets? Do so underneath a new headboard. A headboard for your master bedroom is easy to construct on your own. You can easily make it a focal point of a room. Check images on the Internet for inspiration. You will be bound to find something you can easily imitate.

What are you waiting for? Get to work! If you keep these tips in mind, you can decorate any area!