Tips For Decorating On A Tight Budget

By: Holly Clark

Guest content writer Holly Clark from Land of Rugs in the UK shares some of her home decorating tips with us and our customers.

Tips For Decorating On A Tight Budget

Decorating on a tight budget is the prudent decision to make especially if you’ve decided to start spending a bit more frugally. The truth is, you don’t have to spend a lot of money in order to create a magnificent room that you’ll be proud of.

It is possible for individuals to decorate any room in their home on a limited budget. There are many inexpensive means of adding style to a room and also giving it a new appearance.

These tips include:


If one thinks that beautiful art cannot be purchased due to a small budget, think again. To give your room a new look, inexpensive paintings, sculptures, or quality limited edition fine art prints can be the best choices.


Moving furniture around rooms can create a different ambiance. First, draw out plans before moving any heavy or large pieces since you might end up discovering that you need to return them if you’ve misjudged the space they require. If you’re unhappy with the appearance of certain rooms look into reorganizing these and clearing up clutter.


Painting the walls, molding, furniture, ceiling or the floor can greatly impact the appearance of a room. Work on a single element at a time as this would require less spend. A big difference can be made by painting the accent walls in a dining or living room. Painting wood furniture the same color can balance the look and feel of any room.


Combine or change accessories in the rooms you’re redecorating for a newer, fresher look. New throws or cushions for couches, changing artwork on walls, adding a new lampshade or even changing a bedspread can make a world of difference.

In conclusion, a little elbow grease and heaps of creativity are key to stretching a modest budget.

Thank you for sharing your tips with us Holly. 

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