A high-end home does not always come at a high price, for you can acquire the same look on budget living room with some extra money to spare. Let your dreams spring to life with these small ideas that can make a huge difference.
Add some life to your living room with colors that blend well. Connect all things together with a single hue that binds them together, like golden tones for a touch of elegance, black and white for an expensive and modern appeal, or any other favorite color that puts you in a good mood. Repaint old furniture with modern colors, or go all out and paint your walls for a fresh new look.
You don’t necessarily have to go into every detail of your living room, for all things can remain as simple as they should be, which also works best for people who prefer the minimalist style. Focus on a single place, probably a wall imbued with style, design, artwork, a wallpaper, or your personal touch to create its very own statement. Another great focal point is the fireplace, which you can turn into a centerpiece that radiates warmth and coziness throughout the room.
Drape your windows in high-quality materials that don’t necessarily have to be too extravagant. Choose natural silk, linen or cotton which arrive in a myriad of choices that can instantly bestow elegance in your living room. If you don’t like draperies or curtains, blinds and shades can likewise dress your windows. Not only do these additions enhance your place, but help save energy in various weather conditions as well as protect your furniture and other home investments from too much sunlight.
Scout for the best deals whether online or consignment stores, flea markets, antique shops, or discount home decor and accessories. It’s way better than walking into a hardware or home improvement store with bulk hardware pieces which all look too common. Explore other stores, and freely pick what you want. You’ll be surprised that some items possess exquisite designer quality without the hefty price tag.
Last but not the least, get creative. Those who love to DIY only has their imagination as the limit! Put your skills to the test and consider yourself challenged with your living room as a new project. Reuse materials anew, come up with some arts and crafts as wall hangings, plush pillows, or anything else you can produce to render a masterpiece in your home!
Check this Living room gallery by IKEA to find your Budget-Friendly Dream Living Room.