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20 April 2010 :: 17:04:30 pm 18558

Interior Decorating on a Budget

Because we spend a lot of money when buying our dream home, we definitely want it to look the best enjoying compliments whenever any one visits.
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Home decoration is amongst one of the most important decisions of any person’s life and we tend to think that we must furnish the place with the most expensive items to make the home look good. This is not true, which is just as well as not all of us are lucky enough to be rolling in money and there are some very good bargains to be had. Home decorating ideas can make a home look grand as long as colors and accessories are chosen with care and proper implementation of the cheap decorating ideas is extremely essential in order to make your home look stunning. When you enter a room, you want to be struck by the mood of the space.

The best and cheapest home decorating idea is to paint your walls with attractive colors taking in mind what impact you want to make. Do you want a peaceful tranquil feel or a cozy elegance, perhaps a lively bright room would suit. Whatever the decision, by choosing the correct shades you can make your rooms look bigger and brighter. Dark colors should be avoided unless you have extremely large rooms, as depending on textures and tones added, neutral shades can create either a formal, or a very casual room.  Adding pale sage green walls can help relieve stress and create a soothing atmosphere.

Hanging a few carefully chosen wall pictures can add to the touch, improving the overall look of the room. Alternatively a new frame around an existing picture can make a difference and save money. Old wooden furniture can be painted to give it a new look, maybe putting a bit of stenciling here and there in a tasteful way. Also, buying furniture that can be used for duel purposes like a sofa bed, which doubles as a sofa and bed can save on money and space, making your room feel and look larger. Apart from the decoration, the way furniture is arranged can also have an effect on the look. Large furniture should be placed against the longest wall in order to give the room a balanced look.

Simply by altering the color of your trimmings can make an impact as you first enter the room. If the trim is painted in a darker color, it will give the room a more traditional feel yet if you go for a more monochromatic look, it will open the space and show off the furnishings, same as if you paint your ceilings white or a light color this will make the room appear taller, whilst a monochromatic ceiling will keep the room feeling cozy and intimate. All said and done the overall finish depends on your self and what mood you want to create.

Patty Brown

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