It has often been perceived that Home Décor is an activity, which only professionals can undertake. Well not really. You don’t need to study at a top art school to undertake it or look for a professional on the ADDA App. In your housing society, you may notice that all houses look alike so smartly conducted home décor can make your home stand apart. All you need to possess is the ability to gauge what would look best for your apartment. Another aspect that makes people hesitate undertaking a home décor activity is the cost factor. Well, just to enlighten you, Home Decoration can be extremely cost effective too. All you need are some simple tips and voila your home would look a million bucks but not cost that much.
Here are 4 money saving home décor solutions:
- Furniture Upholstery
Upholstered furniture like couches and chairs are very expensive. Even for a basic couch, the prices begin from Rs. 20,000. This can often be considered as a heavy expense. To cut down the expense here requires a bit of hunting and research but is surely worth it. Visit a second-hand store and buy furniture that fits your requirement. Post that, get a local upholstery vendor for your furniture, pick the pattern and fabric of your choice and you have a piece of furniture which is as good as new. Find a local carpenter in your housing society to patch up the old furniture.
- Chair Worry
Often there are times when you finally have found the perfect chairs in terms of size and shape but they either don’t match. Don’t hesitate because of that because who says they always have to match? Buy the pair of chairs which you really love and anchors the ends of the table with it. In the middle, fill the space up with several budget friendly pieces.
- Blank Space on the Wall
This is one such crisis that most of us face. We have a wall which is completely blank and lack the budget to purchase oversized artwork like paintings. The solution to this problem is very simple. Instead of buying one huge artwork, create a grouping of similar pieces like pictures of your pets, family achievements like certificates, etc. and hang those. They are extremely cost effective and framing would not cost more than Rs. 250 per frame. To make it look more trendy, you can mix and match with the size of the frames.
- Rug Love
You have seen several movies and would love to have a rug in your home just like the ones in the houses of actors on screen, but you possibly can’t afford them. Yes, indeed rugs are very expensive. The trick here is to buy a small portion, maybe half of the expensive rug you love. Underneath it, place an inexpensive one which need not be of good quality too. The expensive one will steal the show and the visual illusion will make it look bigger in size.
Apply these 4 simple and cost effective tips to decorate your home. After all, your home needs to have a personal touch of your personality at not burn a hole in your pockets too. Have more such interesting tips to share? Do add it in the comments.