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Our homes are our castles which means that we are going to want to make sure that it is somewhere that we can be proud of. The only trouble with interior design and home décor is that it can be expensive. Whether you own your home or you rent it, there are DIY things that you can do to make your home absolutely stunning and a place that you can be proud of.
To help inspire you to put together the home of your dreams, we have put together our guide on DIY décor that you can create on a budget. Whether you are someone who owns their home, or someone who rents it. After all, no matter which you are, you are still going to think of your home as your castle.
Owning your own home means that you have plenty of freedom on what you do to it. This means that when it comes to DIY décor you have plenty of choices. The thing to keep in mind is that in order to keep the costs down, you are going to have to do things yourself, of course this is fine if you are a bit of a DIY fan, but if you are scared of wielding a drill, then you might be put off making any changes.
One area that you can definitely focus on in your home is your garden. Not only is your garden an extension of the space that you have, ideal for family time and socialising. But it is also a much more cost effective part of your home to give a makeover.
If you are stuck on ideas for how to spruce up your garden then why not take a look online and see if you can find some inspiration on what you can do? The great thing about tackling your garden is that you also can do it as a family, encouraging your children to learn more about how they can take care of their outdoor space as well as enjoying some of the milder weather too.
Another thing that you should never ever underestimate, is the power of a lick of paint. Painting a room can be hard work, but when you step back and see just how much your handiwork has refreshed the entire room, then it will definitely be worthwhile doing.
Renting your home means that you are incredibly limited on what you can do to spruce it up. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to give up on the idea of making your home look the best it can.
For renters the idea is to make your home look better, but not make any changes that are going to be permanent. Of course, some landlords are happy for you to paint, however it is not something that they have to approve and it is a good idea that you ask them before you make any changes.
What other things can you do to make sure that your home looks beautiful? One way to make the room look bigger is to place some mirrors in the space, mirrors are not only decorative, but they are also going to reflect light around which will help everything to appear bigger too.
You can also add in some smaller cost touches too that will add colour to the room. Rugs, throws and pillows are all great finishing touches and best of all, depending on where you look, such as places like George and even Wilkinson, you will find some amazing bargains that still give your home a stylish and sometimes even luxurious feel.
Another great idea is to bring in some greenery to your home. Not only do plants look beautiful, but they are also known to have a hugely beneficial impact on the air within your home too. There are so many varieties of plants and flowers out there that you can choose from that it really doesn’t matter whether or not you have green fingers. You can still take care of them with ease.
You could even take things that little bit further and create your own indoor garden, growing smaller vegetables and herbs which will give your family something to do together as well as bring a spot of colour to your home too.
Why make the effort?
It might seem like a lot of effort to take the time out to do these things around your home, but we can promise you that if you do put in the effort, that you will be glad that you did. With a home that not only looks beautiful but that you are proud of, you will have not only a happy home, but a happy bank balance too. Which for us is the perfect combination.
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