A great goal for the new year is to breathe new life into your home by doing some redecorating! Even if you’re on a strict budget, there are plenty of ways you can revamp your home. Some of our favorite blogs posted super helpful articles this past week with tips on fixing up your home while still being frugal. Read on for some fabulous decorating inspiration!
And Then We Saved put together a comprehensive list of tons of ways to cut costs around the house. To stick to a budget while redecorating, consider seeking out thrift or consignment stores for inexpensive decor. Yard sales or estate auctions are also smart places to search for affordable decor and furniture for your home. Definitely read through this entire post - there are lots of helpful suggestions to help you hang onto your hard-earned money!
Since marsala was named Pantone’s Color of the Year, the shade has been popping up everywhere. You can become ultimately trendy when you add some accent pieces in this color around your house. The Budget Babe found items like a gorgeous rug from Target, accent pillows from World Market, and a rustic frame from Pier One, all in on-trend marsala hues.
If you’re thinking about doing any redecorating, one of your first steps should be to declutter. How can you enjoy your new things if there’s junk everywhere? MoneyCrashers offers some tips on how to plan out your storage and better organize your things. Take a good look around your house; if there are any items you’re not in love with or that are contributing to the clutter, donate or throw them away!
You might not think the inside of your kitchen cabinets is that important, but imagine how nice they would look with colorful paper! You’ll smile every time you open them (and so will your guests!). TheKitchn recommends wrapping paper instead of Con-Tact paper, because you won’t have to deal with the sticky surface. All you need is some pretty wrapping paper and a little bit of painter’s tape to stick it up!
There are plenty of ways to revitalize your bathroom without spending a ton of cash. ApartmentTherapy suggests changing the light fixtures, hanging an interesting mirror, or adding some plants to make the bathroom space more fun. We also wrote a piece about some DIY projects you can do to spruce up your bathroom if you need a few more ideas!