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Easy Decor Ideas With Stuff You Already Have!

Easy Decor Ideas With Stuff You Already Have!

Moving into a new home is a major investment, so it’s normal to be thinking about how much money you’ll need to spend on decorating your new place. No need to worry! You can adorn your home with the things you already own. This strategy works well when you look for other uses for household items you thought you no longer needed.

Displaying Pictures

If you have kids, you have an endless supply of artistic creations that can be used to cover your walls. Place these precious items in beautiful frames, and you will always have something new to display.

You can also show off pictures of your family in a new and interesting way without spending a lot of money. To make your pictures appear as if they’re occupying a unified scene, you can paint all of your frames the same colour. You can also purchase inexpensive frames in the same colour for family photographs that you will place on your shelves.

Small posters are great for hanging on the walls, and they don’t even need a frame because you can hang them with a wooden clothes hanger. Just make sure that the poster is slightly wider than the hanger.

Recycling What You Already Have

If you aren’t planning on using your fireplace, it makes a great location for storing your old books. To make this decoration appear to be unified, wrap your books in white paper before putting them on display.

Recycle your glass bottles, and they will create an interesting ensemble. If you don’t have enough right now, continue to save these items until you can place them in the centre of your table or on the mantle. By adding a flower to each bottle, for example, you can match colours and ensure that they look as if they belong together.

Replacing pillows can be expensive. It’s also unnecessary because you can recycle them if they are in perfectly good condition. You only need to replace the covers with new ones. This is a great option for those of you who like to sew and are able to make your own covers.

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Decorating on a Budget

If you’re working with a small decorating budget, you can still liven up your old furniture by spray-painting it. This will only cost you about five dollars. If you don’t have pictures to cover your walls, a mirror is an excellent alternative that has the effect of making a small room appear larger.

When you do decide to purchase works of art for your home, you can lower the cost by buying several smaller pieces. Wallpaper is more expensive than paint, so choosing to paint your walls will also keep your costs down.

Quirky and Unique Ideas

The attic is a great place to find treasures to strategically place around your home. When searching, make sure that you don’t bring down the entire collection because this can cause your home to appear cluttered. With a unique piece placed here and there, your home will have a touch of added personality throughout.

Some people believe that outdoor furniture only belongs on the outside, but you have the freedom to think differently about decorating. Bring typical garden furniture inside. Garden stools can offer your guests a fun place to sit and they can also be used as decorative drink tables.

The prospect of decorating your home doesn’t have to overwhelming. If you are working on a budget, you can find ways to create an interesting living space that your friends and family aren’t likely to forget. You can also recycle the things you already have and create your own unique spaces, turning your home into the comfortable place you’ve always imagined.


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Lenka V.

Publishing, graphic design, business and real estate round out my professional career and my two teenage boys keep me on my toes at home.

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