With the state of the economy causing people to tighten their belts, the last thing they might think about is remodeling.
However, there are ways to give a room, several rooms, or your entire home a new look, even when money is tight.
You may simply want to turn extra bedrooms into something else, when the kids go off to college, or when they move out to live on their own. These tips will save you some cash.
Less is Not Always Best
Spending a little more than you might want for one or two pieces of furniture instead of filling a room with cheaper items, will give the room a more chic look. This is because an overcrowded room will draw attention to the shortcomings in design or quality of the furniture.
Give it a New Shine
Inexpensive furniture can look like new by applying unique paint colors and then varnishing. Look for bargains by using research sites such as Canada 411 to meet any budget.
Strive for Similarity
You can also paint furniture pieces all the same color or tone. Additionally, you can spruce up obsolete pieces with new fabrics or colors that accent each other.
Finish it Off
Several times a year, many large department stores have money-saving deals on linens and furniture coverings. Give a room a new look and feel without going over budget by purchasing window dressings, pillows, and throws to hide imperfections in furniture.
You can give your outdated furniture a new look, or change the look of every room in the house. There are ways to do it, without paying too much, and with just a bit of imagination.