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Decorating your home need not be an expensive affair. There are several ways in which you can decorate the home on a shoestring budget. It will not only save you money, but will also give you the satisfaction having a beautiful home. You can buy items online or repurpose other items in a creative manner. Here are some of the top ten ways in which you can decorate your home:
1) Cut down on the costs of remodeling your kitchen
The kitchen is one of the most expensive remodeling tasks. You should repurpose most of the items that you find in the kitchen, and simply offer them a new coat of paint.
2) Use every drop of paint
Any paint that you have left over can be used to repaint furniture. You can paint parts of the furniture or create a stencil and paint repeated patterns on it.
3) Repurpose old items
There are quite a number of items that people store in the shed or garage. Creatively select a few and repurpose them. An old window can be a creative picture or art frame.
4) Repair and decorate old furniture
If you want to give your home a new look, simply strip the draping from old furniture and use new ones.
5) Buy furniture selectively
Most people buy furniture that can only be used in certain areas. Obtain furniture that you can move around the home in order to create a fresh look.
6) Be creative with what you have
If you are tired of the pictures on the wall, look for an old magazine and cut out the fresh pictures. Place these in frames and hang them on the wall.
7) Sell what you have and buy new stuff
You can hold a yard sale to sell items that you do not want. Then, you can use the proceeds to buy items that you do need.
8) Rearrange items
By simply rearranging the items in your house, you can create a whole new look. Moving furniture about is a creative, and cheap way of making your home look fresh.
9) Budget shopping
If you use large throw pillows on your seats and on the beds, you will make the rooms look more comfortable.
10) Think ahead
You need to think about the longevity of items that you buy. Make sure that you buy sturdy furniture that will last longer, and which you can repurpose after a number of years.
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