In today's current climate Homeinteriors4u looks at how to decorate on a budget

June 12, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Lifestyle News
In today's current climate most people are feeling the pinch. Homeinteriors4u look at how spending wisely and researching the market it is possible that luxury can be affordable on a budget.

Start by looking around. Perhaps all that is needed is new made to measure curtains or a splash of colour to refresh the decor. Select the important rooms first and assign a budget. Improving what is already there might be all that is necessary, saving time and money.

Painting can instantly freshen up a room and cover up any imperfections. A feature wall can create a dramatic change for little effort. Painting a floor can save on carpeting and a splash of paint can liven up any piece of tired furniture.

New window dressings can instantly improve the look of a room. But fabric in a sale of maybe a friend has left over material. Made to measure curtains is a good option as there is no wastage. Make cushions from the same material as the curtains, add a throw and a coordinating rug and the whole theme of the room can be pulled together to create a stylish look.

It is important to make a room feel as comfortable as possible as first and foremost it is a home. Being practical and affordable can also be stylish. De-cluttering a room can create a feeling of space as does the clever use of mirrors. Indulgent touches like a luxurious rug or made to measure curtains are affordable if budgeted wisely. Second-hand furniture and quality used furnishings often look as good as new saving lots of money.

Decorating on a budget can be successful. From made to measure curtains to furniture, flooring to soft furnishings, living in a comfortable and stylish home to be proud of can be achievable.