Even if your home is quite old, the decor looks a bit dated, and you don’t have the budget to make major changes in the overall design of the house, there are still quite a few things you can do to modernize your home and bring the decor and design up to date without breaking the bank. Here are a few easy (and relatively inexpensive) ways to bring some oomph back into your house decor.
Drab and boring looking walls say a lot about your home’s decor. If you want to modernise things, you need to start with the walls. A simple and easy way to spice things up, if you don’t have the budget to go for a complete repaint of the walls, is to add some wall decoration. This will help your rooms to feel much larger than they really are.
You must look to use these decorations from the ceiling to the floor, giving an opportunity for your eyes to move up and down the wall, tricking your mind into thinking that the room is larger than it looks.
Wall decor can include adding some open shelves to increase the perception of space. Or maybe you could add a mural or some sort of painting to the wall to give it an elegant look. Whatever you end up choosing for your decor, make sure the colors complement your wall and are bright, vibrant and bold.
When placing decorations on your walls, try experimenting with both symmetrical and asymmetrical patterns to see which works out better for you.
Get a Lighting upgrade:
Good, modern, clean lighting can help your home look much more elegant and up to date in style.
Replace any old fashion lighting fixtures with newer energy efficient lighting which while looking great, will save you a great deal of money on your electricity bills as well.
Finding good replacements for your existing lighting fixtures is an easy task. A great place to start looking would be a home retailer website of your choice.
Chandeliers, exotic lamp-stands and pendant lighting are a few optional lighting fixtures that can make a dramatic improvement in the overall look and feel of your rooms.
Get a professional cleaning done:
You might think that cleaning your hone is a job that you can handle by yourself. However, despite the best of our intentions, we cannot do the job of cleaning our homes perfectly. For instance, cleaning the windows of your home is a challenging job, that most of us rarely do.
Hiring a professional cleaner to work on your home is something that will make a dramatic impact on the overall look and feel of your house – you will actually want to start living there (if you don’t feel that way now)
Professionals who clean carpets for instance, have much more powerful tools than the consumer versions that we use, which can suck out dust and grime with great efficiency and results.
This is an inexpensive way to get your home looking its best, both from the inside as well as the outside.