We're happy to have Kirsten at Bloom again today. Today she's sharing 5 changes you can make to your decor for $100 or less. Enjoy!
1. Paint Anything
You've probably heard it before but it's so true. Paint is the best and cheapest way to make the most impact in your space. Paint a bathroom, a feature wall or a piece of furniture. Buy samples so you can test out different colors. If you've been dragging your feet on deciding on a paint color just pick one and go for it! If you hate it you can repaint it and if you love it then you've just made a huge change for the better in your home.
2. Rearrange Your Furniture
Sometime my clients just need me to come in and rearrange things until we get it just right. I can usually come into a room and get a feel for what is "off". Ask your friends what they think of how things are arranged. They might have some great tips. Get a strong guy or girl to help you move things around. Try things you wouldn't normally do like pulling your furniture off the walls and more into the center of the room. This makes your room feel more cozy.
3. Hang Your Curtain Rods Higher
This is a great trick to transforming your room. So many people just hang their rods right above their window. I hang my rods about 6 inches above the window. This makes your windows appear much grander and makes your room feel taller. Try it and you'll see what I mean!
4. Purchase Something Graphic!
Graphic objects really capture people's attention and jump out at you in a room. Just buy one or two graphic accessories to place in your room. It will change it instantly.
5. Create an Art Wall.
If you have a giant blank wall the best way to decorate it is to either purchase one large (and sometimes expensive) piece of art or to create a collection of smaller items. The above project is in my master bedroom. I took a calendar and framed the prints in cheap frames that I bought at Big Lots. The project cost me $70 and makes such a difference in my room! You can do this with a calendar, pages from a favorite book, or great etsy art.
I hope this helps you make a few changes around your home and may I just add that one of the biggest changes you can make in your home for under $100 is to hire a designer! The majority of designers will charge less than $100 for an initial consultation. One hour with a designer could open your eyes to multiple possibilities in your home!
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