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32 tips to improve your home with a little money

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton

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Everyone can walk around their home and pick out little things here and there that they would like to improve, but the key to making a big difference, without breaking the bank, is choosing your upgrade projects carefully. We thought we should lend a hand here, as we can suggest a host of fantastically low-cost but impactful ways that you can make your home look better, so we've brought them together for you, right here, in a simple to follow guide. We know you'll be shocked by some of these suggestions, as they seem so simple, but trust us when we say that these are tried and tested methods for upgrading a home that even professional interior designers use! So if your living room is a little lacklustre or your bedroom needs a boost, take a look at these great suggestions! 

1. Add wall decals.

2. Tile the kitchen floor.

 Kitchen by Parisdinterieur

Cuisine bleu acier vintage carreaux de ciment


3. Have a mix of chairs and benches.

4. Include colourful feature walls.

5. Build unusual shelves.

6. String up some festive lights.

7. Display treasured memories.

8. Play with contrasting materials.

9. Make unique upcycled shelving.

 Living room by G7 Grupo Creativo
G7 Grupo Creativo


G7 Grupo Creativo

10. Have an eclectic mix of dining chairs.

11. Select some wall art.

12. Create an exposed brick wall.

13. Strive for aesthetic balance by using neutral tones.

 Bedroom by Bloomint design
Bloomint design


Bloomint design

14. Personalise your kitchen walls.

15. Put blackboard paint to good use.

16. Make and hang bunting.

 Teen bedroom by Estación Ortiz
Estación Ortiz

Playroom Vintage

Estación Ortiz

17. Craft handy utensil hanging rails.

18. Let plants do the hard work for you.

 Living room by Levenssfeer

Lushful plants


19. Display old maps like you would art.

20. Use statement wallpaper on one wall.

 Walls by Rebel Walls
Rebel Walls

Lily Pond

Rebel Walls

21. Recycle some furniture that someone else is throwing out.

22. Use wood on the walls.

 Bathroom by Jo Downs
Jo Downs

Shoaling Fish

Jo Downs

23. Add a simple coat rack to the hallway.

24. Go all out with your mirror selection.

25. Don't forget about your balcony. At least add new cushions to the chairs!

 Terrace by decoraCCion

Vive la terraza. Foto: Patricia Gallego para Mí Casa. HEARST magazines I España.


26. Look for unusual furniture.

27. Unleash your artistic side on the walls.

 Bedroom by Zuritagordian

Vieil olivier


28. Let a huge clock steal the show.

29. Be trendy with a living wall installation.

30. Choose a new colour scheme and accessorise accordingly.

31. Use storage boxes to keep spaces tidy.

32. Upgrade your light fixtures to something more funky.

For more easy ways to improve your home, check out this Ideabook: Innovative home-storage solutions.

Are you planning to try any of these suggestions out in your home?
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