Spruce up your home without breaking the bank.

Spruce up your home without breaking the bank.


Many of us can take real pride in how our homes look – from the way we choose to decorate through to the color we have on the walls. However, many of us will agree that completely redecorating your home these days with new furniture, items, and colors can cost you a small fortune.


Some people tend to leave decorating to one room at a time, but that doesn’t mean to say you can’t spruce up your home periodically.


If you’re considering sprucing up your home and the only thing stopping you is the cost, here are some ideas to spruce up your home without breaking the bank.

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Hunt out bargains in thrift shops or online.


Check out thrift shops.


Many people are decluttering their homes these days and donating or selling items they no longer want or need.

This is a great opportunity for others as many of these items are still in fabulous condition and could have an impact on your home style for a fraction of the cost.

Thrift shops are always a great bargain hunting ground, but if you can’t get out to them too often, then websites like www.ebay.com will always have some great finds.

Bedroom furniture, photograph frames, and artwork, to name a few, can all be found when you look in the right places.


Shop online to get further discounts.


Shopping online, in general, can be a great way to obtain even further discounts.

Using websites like www.pluscodepromo.fr can help you ascertain voucher codes and coupons to get you extra money off during the checkout process.

With many store options to consider you are bound to find something worthwhile and frugal for you and your home.


Make small changes with a big impact.


Sometimes it’s small changes that can have a big impact on a room.

For example, instead of considering redecorating every wall, why not create a feature wall in a different paint color? This way, you are saving on the paint and also making the room look more styled and even adding a new color dimension to play with when it comes to accessorizing.

Other things to consider would be adding different dressing options to windows, light fittings, and rugs placed on flooring.


Use your own photographs to add a design touch.


We all will have some family snaps that we love or captures of things that interest us, so why not use them in our interior design and give our homes a unique look.

Picture walls with a montage of photographs are becoming more popular, and are very striking.


Rearrange your furniture.


Finally, doing something as simple as changing the furniture around in a room or even using a room for a different function entirely can make your home feel redecorated with very little effort.

Changing the furniture can freshen up a room’s appearance and make it feel brand new.

I hope this has inspired you to spruce up your home without it costing you a fortune. Do you have any other suggestions to add?

Published by Christine Blythe

Christine is the owner and author for her three blogs: Empty Nest Ancestry, Feathering the Empty Nest, and Top Web Blog Tips. Periodically, if a post topic is appropriate to either of her other blogs, they will be published as a guest post by CJB.