I am sharing 18 inexpensive ideas to update your space without having to change everything.
These 18 inexpensive ideas to update your space can feel so refreshing, especially when you don’t want to spend alot of money. Furthermore, with just a few items that you may already have lying around in your home or stored in your attic, you can have an updated look in your home.
Making your home beautiful
Decorating my home to make it warm & inviting has always been something I always enjoy doing, even though I am not an interior designer, I know what I like and how I like it to be displayed in our home to make it beautiful.
Shop your home first
Before you go shopping, shop your home first! For instance, Do you have furniture & decor stored in the attic, basement, or another room for storage? Start there before heading out to your local home decor store.
Tip: Check out your local thrift stores for inexpensive home decor & furniture. You will be surprised at what you will find to update your space.
Here are 17 inexpensive ideas to update your space and add to your home’s decor that you may already have.
Baskets are wonderful for storing items because they certainly add a beautiful texture & contrast to any space in your home.
Layer items like shells, antlers, pine cones, or even unique items like a collection of antique finials make an excellent statement centerpiece.
3. Plates & Platters
Design a wall with various plates or platters to add dimension to your space.
4. Rearrange the Furniture
Considering moving furniture around will undoubtedly give it a whole new look & feel.
5. Shop your own home
Use decor or furniture pieces that you have stored away. Bring them out and repurpose them.
6. Statement Wall
Create an accent wall by experimenting with color or adding wallpaper.
Swapping out old to new hardware, as a result, it will give your cabinets or dressers a new look as well.
8. Plants and Flowers
Adding greenery or flowers to any space in your home will brighten up the room and make it feel fresh.
9. Area Rugs
Rugs can add warmth and help separate areas within your home space.
10. Knick knacks
Moving knickknacks around or into another room and creating a vignette with candles, vases, candy dishes, or small photos in the space needed to make it feel like a new space.
Cleaning up the cluttered space will make it feel spruced up.
Hanging artwork that you already had from another room in your home or creating, and furthermore, it can add so much impact to a space.
13. Wall Gallery
Create a wall gallery of memorabilia, family photos, and art for visual interest. If you already have one, freshen it up by changing the gallery layout.
Changing out lampshades can make a difference, especially if you want to change the room’s mood.
Changing out the outdated light fixtures in your home will update the ambiance in the room.
This is a simple way to add contrast to any space and give it an eye-pleasing look.
17. Window Treatments
New curtains can spruce up the room and make a statement with various colors and patterns. Also, changing out your curtain rods can improve the look you are going for with your choice of curtains.
18. Oil Lamps & Candles
Using oil lamps & candles in space that create an ambiance mood in a room is fairly inexpensive and can be found pretty much anywhere.
Here is a bonus tip: Another idea is you can always make your own decor or accents like homemade beeswax candles!
I hope you find these 17 inexpensive ideas helpful!
Until next time y’all 🙂
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I am not a decorator but even I can do these! Thank you for the ideas!
Dusty Heschl says
You are very welcome!