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Home Decorating On a Budget

During the holidays, many Americans spend a lot of money decorating their homes when they can do it for much less money just by following these simple tips. 1. Make a plan Prioritize your decorating ideas before going shopping for supplies.

Make a list of what you want, and make sure that all the items you buy will fit together and look good. Home improvement magazines and websites can be a great source of inspiration for room layouts and other decorating ideas. Home decorating on a budget doesn't have to be hard, as you can often find cheaper alternatives to magazine ideas or buy used items. 2. Storage Seasonal decorations should be stored in plastic tubs to protect them in the off seasons. Each holiday should have a separate tub to easily differentiate them and better organize your storage.

Many decorations may be reused for many years if they are durable. 3. Accentuate focal points while decorating.

Redecorating doesn't need to change every room in the house. Many people choose to spend more effort on the living room, kitchen, and dining room. While renovating your kitchen, simple things such as refrigerator magnets, hand towels, and dishcloths may be bought at discount or even wholesale, which can offer great discounts compared to retail stores. When trying to give your living room a little more flair, you don't have to buy antiques or other expensive furnishings. Pictures of family members and houseplants can add a personal, homey touch.

Family collections such as angels, scented candles, or miniature cars can be displayed and inexpensively add to the decor. 4. Identifying required decorations. Some people buy a piano simply for decoration in their living room. If it isn't used by the family, it is a needless waste of money.

Just because something looks good does not mean that is a wise use of money. 5. Furnishings The size of the house should be taken into account when buying furniture. Furniture should fit in the space intended for it, but should also be easily moved about the house. Redecorating may be as simple as rearranging the furniture. Smaller items of furniture are also more easily rearranged into a pleasing shape, especially in a smaller room.

6. Accessorize Fabrics and pillows that compliment your house's color should be utilized. During the holidays, pillows may even be changed to match the decorating theme.

A well decorated home really shows the personality of its owner. Returning home after the end of a long day at work is much more pleasant when you return to a well decorated home.

Beverly Thomas has been involved with home improvement, and interior design for several years. Information about Interior design, and more. Her site: to learn more about Interior design on a budget :

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