The Fast and Frugal Ways to Redecorate Your Home

When it comes to our home, we all want it to be comfortable and inviting to those who take the time to visit us, as well as one we can be proud to show off. If your home seems a little dreary or feels a little outdated, you can make some changes that will brighten it up and leave you with a feeling that you've just given your home a much-needed facelift. The following are some fast and frugal ways to redecorate your home.


Painting Tips

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One of the main ways people tend to redecorate their homes is by painting. This is an inexpensive method to create a whole new look and on top of that, you can do it by yourself. When painting your rooms, it is important to remember that you should match the shade to the colors in your furniture, unless you plan on new furnishings, as well. If painting your room is not something you want to do, consider adding a wall border or choosing a wallpaper to brighten up your room. These are all inexpensive ways you can change the decor of your home.

New Curtains

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Another fast and frugal way to redecorate any room is with new curtains. Whether you are aiming for the sleek look or the country look, you'll find a variety of styles and colors to choose from. Cafe curtains are a great way to let some light into your kitchen and for a new look in your living room, try something bright and cheerful. If you have the skills to sew, try new looks for the cost of fabric. If you are crafty, you can even try your hand at a new cover for your sofa to match your curtains. For those that do not have sewing skills, you'll be able to find one-size-fits-all sofa covers in almost any department or home decorating store.


Candles and Candle Holders

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One of the most enjoyable ways for you to change or add to your decor is with the use of candles and candleholders. Candles can be purchased in a variety of scents and colors that will add to the aroma, as well as the style of your home. Place them on tables and windowsills, as well as on the mantel and hearth. The candle holders you purchase should go with the decor of your home and may include many different styles, the most popular of which are metal candle holders. From candle holders made of stone such as an amethyst cluster to a work of art made from metal, they are an inexpensive and subtle way to change the atmosphere in your home.


To change or improve your home decor, you do not have to spend a lot of time or money. From a simple paint job to adding candles and candleholders, you can create a warm and inviting atmosphere in which to live. If you are tired of having the same old look in your home, consider making small changes to your home a little at a time. When you redecorate, it does not have to be done in one day. By slowly creating the atmosphere you desire, you'll be able to ensure that it will be done in the decor you really desire.



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