Boosting the interest in your home is instantly going to make it look more professionally put together. Some homes just seem to have never ending style, texture, and interest. Others don’t necessarily look bad…they just don’t have enough interest. There are a ton of ways you can add more interest to your home, from adding a new accessory like a textured rug, to mixing modern and new styles together. Don’t worry though. You don’t need to spend a fortune. Here’s how you can boost the interest of your home on a budget
Make A Plan First
Before you do anything at all to your house, make a plan. If you just guess as you go along, the end result could look pretty haphazard and unprofessional. You don’t need to make a detailed plan that takes hours and hours. You could simply sketch a rough idea of what you want and then write down your measurements to help you select the furniture. However, remember it isn’t just about the way it looks at the end of your project. It’s about your home being practical and functional for the whole family! There’s no point having a great looking home if it doesn’t suit your family’s lifestyle.
Look For Discount Codes
When you know what you need for your room, look for discount codes to help you save money. You could use things like Shutterfly coupon codes to buy anything from fleece throws to artwork for your walls. You can do anything on a budget these days.
Shop In Vintage/Thrift Stores
To save even more money and potentially come home with something unique, shop in vintage and thrift stores. It can take some rummaging, but you might just return home with some hidden treasure that nobody else has. Your friends might just ask you where you buy your furniture!
Do Some DIY
Everybody is capable of doing a little DIY, especially when there are so many how-to guides out there for free. Consider painting an old piece of furniture yourself, for example. It’ll save you having to buy a brand new piece of furniture, and you’ll have some fun in the process. A bold piece of furniture might just become a statement piece, so don’t be afraid to use a bright wood stain on your oak headboard or paint your kitchen table.
Find Affordable Ways To Boost Architectural Interest
You don’t need to hire an architect to add interest to your home this way. Here are a just some of the ideas you could use to add architectural interest in an affordable way:
- Use DIY ceiling medallions for your ceilings.
- Add Wainscot paneling.
- Use paint to mimic real crown moulding.
There are so many more creative ways too – check out these tutorials for some helpful advice!
You can add interest to your home whatever your budget will be, so there’s no need to take out a loan or worry that your home will be outdated forever. Use these tips and you can give your home a brand new look!