How long has your living room looked like it does? When was the last time it was something. You know the old phrase familiarity breeds contempt? Well the furnishings and people. You may be on friendly terms with your living room and decorate it for just pennies.
Remember when you first came on the sofa and agonized over was the perfect place for it would be. Once back pain and find a new location. It’s amazing what simply moving furniture can do. Better yet, take a piece out and bring in a piece from somewhere else in the house. Introduce a new look without buying anything new.
How long has the pictures that hung in the same place. Of course, if you move them, and you should, You’re likely to need to paint the walls because of the pristine condition of color behind the picture. But what the heck, painting a room gives it a completely new look and feel.
If you \ are not up to the great lacquer consider some minor amendments. If you have lights with the traditional bell-shaped shades, replace them for more contemporary drum design. It’s inexpensive way to decorate and it’s a big difference.
Have a worn couch? Try to give it a new look with a great throw to cover again. Tuck the excess of the cushions and add a few colorful pillows and you have a new piece of furniture.
If you have old wood furniture make it more modern by painting it. You can follow the safe white or use a newer lighter color to draw attention to the play. Again’sa way to get a new look and decorate on the cheap.
This is a bit extreme but it will change things up. Make an accent wall. You can paint it or if you’re halfway talented and has a high threshold for frustration, you can wallpaper it. Accent walls are a great way to redefine the space and draw the eye.
Finally, look up at your ceiling. You can make a good explanation up there by adding moldings and this task is not rocket science. Paint it different than the color of the walls and ceiling to define space. If you want to get really tricky, as the molding 16 inches or so inside the wall. That creates a new framed box in the ceiling that you can accent with different colored paint.
There are many ways to decorate on the cheap. Just look at each piece in your house and think about what I can do with this. You’ll be amazed at how little reorganization can make a huge difference.