4 Budget-Friendly Ways to Give Your Home a Fresh Glow

in Home Improvement

Are you getting tired of the décor in your home? Maybe you want some fresh colors, new accessories, or an entire new look for your rooms. Perhaps you have just purchased a new property and want to make it your own. But redoing your home décor and giving your home that fresh glow that you’re looking for isn’t always cheap. Once you add up the cost of everything that you will need in order to achieve the results that you want for your home, it can get seriously costly. The good news is that there are plenty of budget-friendly ideas to consider instead, some of which are also really environmentally friendly, so it’s a win-win situation.

Look Out for Deals and Discounts

Spend some time deciding how you want the rooms in your home to look, then scour the web for deals and discounts that you can take advantage of. There are several sites where you can find discounts on almost anything that you can imagine whether you need to get the right tools to start your DIY projects at home or you need decorative accessories, wall art, furniture and soft furnishings to complete the look.

Furniture Upcycling

Furniture can be tricky because if you want to change the color scheme in a room, there’s always the risk that your furniture won’t go with it. If your furniture isn’t a completely neutral color like white, or you have white furniture but want to paint your room in light colors and have dark, striking furniture to contrast, buying new can be very expensive. But with some DIY skills and a lick of paint, you can give your home a new look by upcycling your old furniture and turning it into something different. Chalk paint is easy to work with and can be used on almost any surface, making it an ideal choice for those furniture pieces that just won’t match anymore. And, it gives you the chance to turn your furniture into truly custom pieces that you won’t find anywhere else.

Adhesive Splashbacks

If you want to give your kitchen a fresh glow and make the heart of the home your favorite room in the house, adhesive splashback tiles could be the ideal option for you if you are looking to complete the job on a budget. If you don’t have the budget right now for completely retiling your kitchen, you can easily transform the room with peel-and-stick tiles that can be installed over your existing tiles. Use some additional spray adhesive if you need to, to reinforce the adhesive on the tiles and make sure that they stay in place.

Sticky Vinyl

Sticky-back vinyl has tons of uses around the home and the best part is that it’s a really cheap and easy item to get hold of. You can find it in various different patterns and effects whether you’re looking for a rustic wooden effect or modern, dark marble. It can be used on almost anything from your kitchen worktops to coffee table tops or the back of bookcases and display cabinets to add some interest to the piece. All you need to do is peel off the backing paper and press it down onto the surface using a smoothing tool to make sure that there are no air bubbles. It can easily be cut to size and comes off easily when you apply heat, making it the ideal alternative for renters.

If you want a new look in your home but don’t have a huge amount of money to spend, the good news is that there are several products you can take advantage of to get the results you want on a budget.


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