Updating your Home on a Budget

If you think your home could do with a bit of an update but you don’t have the money or the time to give it a complete overhaul there are lots of fantastic things that you can do to get your home looking great. Here are three of the best ways to give your home a new look relatively cheaply and easily…


Lighting – It is surprising how much of an effect lighting can have on a room. It can take it from outdated to looking great instantly and can be used to create the atmosphere you want. If you want to modernise your room a bit, look at low hanging ceiling lights. Lamps in dark corners can give rooms a cosy appearance or look at the variety of lightbulbs that can create different lighting effects.

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Wall Colour – A quick and easy way to give your home a makeover is to change the wall colour – you will be amazed at the change a simple tin of paint can make! Have a look through some colour charts and match up what you like with your current furniture to see what looks you can create. Don’t be afraid to be a bit daring!

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Accessories – One of the best ways to give your home a new lease of life is with accessories. This is particularly good if you are renting and can’t change the wall colours but want to make the place your own Get things that you enjoy and will compliment your home – gorgeous cushions or a Gill Parker bronze animal sculpture for example.

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